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Photo-a-Day  (Monday, 26th December, 2016)

Ambush and Victoria

Ambush and Victoria
Tied up for the winter at Crooke.

Photo: David Long  (Panasonic DMC-SZ3)
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Comment by: Rev David Long on 26th December 2016 at 09:47

I discovered my caption is inaccurate a week after taking the pic - Ambush was gone. Perhaps out delivering coal to other boats.

Comment by: Mary on 26th December 2016 at 16:04

Those that know.
Is it still possible to walk from Crooke to Marsh Green or vv, via open fields , without being stopped by buildings and such Not been to this area for a long time, believe there are lots of warehouses etc there now. Used to be able to.
Just wondering.

Comment by: Helen B on 26th December 2016 at 18:03

Yes, the walk is still do'able, although the paths will be very muddy right now. Better to go in the summer, after a dry spell. You can walk to Parbold, and much further. Lots of wildlife to be seen, too.

Comment by: jack flash on 26th December 2016 at 18:07

you can still walk some of the way Mary, there are still some great walks in the area

Comment by: Mary on 27th December 2016 at 17:35

Thanks you Helen and Jack.
Hold onto those areas before they are taken away . With love Ps It upsets me so much when valued green areas are replaced with concrete. We need buildings for work and housing but children more importantly need to breathe, This is why more and more young people are seeking the outdoors, I was lucky as a child I had open fields and space to play, we never had holidays , mine was the fields and open space .
I hope and wish the children of WW get that choice..

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