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Photo-a-Day  (Sunday, 13th March, 2016)

Aspull Moor

Aspull Moor

Photo: Ron Dawber  (Kodak Easyshare P880)
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Comment by: Ken R on 13th March 2016 at 01:11

Nice "COOL" photo Ron. I know where those gateposts are. It would be cold sitting on that wall. A leaden sky, what time of day was this?.

Comment by: Garry on 13th March 2016 at 06:39

Roll on Spring.

Comment by: PeterP on 13th March 2016 at 07:00

Snow normally looks nice on a photo but this scene shows it is horrible and slushy. Who wants to drive or even walk in these conditions?

Comment by: joe graney on 13th March 2016 at 07:04

walked along there going to the Running Horses a few times.

Comment by: walt(north Yorks) on 13th March 2016 at 07:43

Ron, just a few days ago I visited Aspull the village of my youth, it was better weather than this thankfully. I take it this picture was taken from your driveway and its made me think back as to what you would have seen some years ago. Directly opposite was where the old CO-OP shop stood the school now occupies the site. To the right roughly where the white van is was where Atherton's shop was and to the right again was Jimmy leigh's butchers shop. Where the photo was taken from stood the old cop shop (police station) where I was invited to go for a dressing down because I had a catapult a home made one, it was confiscated by Bobby Chalmers and Sgt Hughes, I was seven years old at the time. The road where the cars are parked was the resting place for the Little Flyer, L U T bus #7 Westhoughton via Hindley. Back home in North Yorkshire now but we enjoyed our visit. TA! Ron.

Comment by: Vb on 13th March 2016 at 08:20

As Mrs Brown would say ....."that's nice'!

Comment by: Johnny on 13th March 2016 at 10:37

I'm freezin just lookin at this pic!
I suppose thats a green opposite Rons drive where they may play cricket?

Comment by: Lawrence ( Perth WA) on 13th March 2016 at 13:41

I recognize that drive Ron.Nice photo.Keep that camera clicking (Mate)
All the best .

Comment by: Beryl on 13th March 2016 at 19:50

I love snowy pictures, and that heavy snow filled sky

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