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Photo-a-Day  (Monday, 5th January, 2015)

A chilly morn on Aspull moor

A chilly morn on Aspull moor
The pair of houses at the font was an old farm house extended and refurbished, with new houses built along side. Nice little development. Just by the side of The Old Queens Head, now Aspull Spice.

Photo: Ron Dawber  (Kodak compact camera)
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Comment by: Ken R on 5th January 2015 at 00:10

Nice one Ron. That old farm house would have been the Leigh's farm, Alf and Jimmy Leigh, one was the father and the other the son, and I can't remember which was which. Used to help them out at harvest time and mucking out the big horses, the pig sties were next to the Methodist School yard, lovely smells.

Comment by: Lizziedownunder on 5th January 2015 at 00:22

Lovely photo Ron.... :-)
For those who were worried about me ...thank you so much for doing so....we are fine...lucky not to be too close to the fires...lots of smoke of course...there is a lot of devastation....but at this point no one has lost their lives... Cheers!!!

Comment by: Aubrey on 5th January 2015 at 08:29

Nice photo, have noticed the houses being built, they do look nice. I think one of my cousins now lives there.

Comment by: tricia on 5th January 2015 at 08:47

Thanks for letting us all know, Lizzie. I am glad to know you are safe.
My cousin lives in Brisbane so I always keep an eye on things such as this.
Love and best wishes for 2015.x

Comment by: Mick on 5th January 2015 at 08:48

Lizzie the worrying was being done on yesterdays photo of the day.

Comment by: Peter on 5th January 2015 at 09:33

Chilly looking pic Ron
Good thing is, it will soon be spring

Comment by: A.W. on 5th January 2015 at 09:48

Very nice, old and new can sometimes mix well.

Comment by: Scholes Malc on 5th January 2015 at 10:17

Ken R - I remember Jimmy Leigh - used to come across to Aspull rugby club watching - had a brother who worked at GPO , now lives in Standish I think

Comment by: irene roberts on 5th January 2015 at 14:45

Glad you're ok Lizzie. Wintry photo today, yet somehow makes me think of Spring.

Comment by: David Fairclough on 5th January 2015 at 20:37

Good to hear Lizzie take care today it looks like it's going to be another bad one there. So far we have been lucky in Victoria.
Sorry, nice photo Ron

Comment by: lizziedownunder on 6th January 2015 at 10:13

Thank you Tricia, Irene and David... Cheers!!! xx

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