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Photo-a-Day  (Friday, 30th January, 2015)

Sheep shall safely graze

Sheep shall safely graze
Green belt land beside Arbour Lane Standish. The buildings at the back are the Shell Garage, the Premier Inn, and the Charnley Arms on Almond Brook Road.

Photo: Rev David Long  (Sony SLT-A65V)
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Comment by: Mick on 30th January 2015 at 00:10

I couldnt sleep so Ive been trying to count them, I got 37

Comment by: Ken R on 30th January 2015 at 00:16

Good rural photo and BAA BAA to you Rev.

Comment by: Mick on 30th January 2015 at 07:49

Just thought, I sometimes used to run across that field as I run home from St Maries school.

Comment by: Aubrey on 30th January 2015 at 08:18

Nice photo, a bit different today with the snow.

Comment by: Garry on 30th January 2015 at 08:57

Not be long before their lambing, looks like a spring shot.
Mick 38!

Comment by: A ..Parr Downunder on 30th January 2015 at 09:38

Good one,Rev Long. Mick your one off,thirty eight.

Comment by: Giovanni on 30th January 2015 at 10:16

Nice panoramic shot Rev.
There could be 37 Mick....I've counted 36!! LOL
Different vista with the snow!

Comment by: Ernest Pyke on 30th January 2015 at 12:34

When passing, in a Shearings coach, fields with sheep having the same colour of blue dye as these have on them, I said they belong to Shearings as their coaches had the same colour on them!
There are several video`s on You Tube of J.S.Bach`s Cantata No. 208 - `Sheep May Safely Graze`. One I prefer is on :-
Rev. David; How do you like living in Standish?

Comment by: Rev David Long on 30th January 2015 at 15:06

Aubrey - I took the hint and went to take a pic of 'sheep in snowy field' - but there was very little snow. I took a pic anyway, which I'll submit to Brian for consideration. I've also sent some pics of snowy shots across the valley towards Upholland.
Ernest - Standish is fine. Handy shops and buses, and good walks and views around.

Comment by: Aubrey on 30th January 2015 at 17:25

Thank you Rev. David, the snow did disappear quite quickly this morning. Look forward to the snowy shots.

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