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Photo-a-Day  (Wednesday, 31st January, 2018)

Rainy Days & Mondays

Rainy Days & Mondays
1971 Carpenter's track title seems apt for recent spell of wet winter weather as viewed from home.

Photo: Steve Carter  (Panasonic DMC-SZ3)
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Comment by: kath on 31st January 2018 at 08:47

great photo! it sums up this winter perfectly!

Comment by: Alan on 31st January 2018 at 09:21

Yawn! Roll on Spring.

Comment by: irene roberts on 31st January 2018 at 10:31

"Through a glass darkly!". We lived behind St. William's Presbytery wall when I was growing up and this reminds me of the view that Little Irene had when sitting on the front doorstep with a jam-butty... The wall in front of me and the houses across the road. I feel five years old again looking at this!

Comment by: Veronica on 31st January 2018 at 10:51

Living in the North West I suppose it's only to be expected in any season- rain is the one thing guaranteed. The main topic of conversation in this country is the weather and the Continentals are baffled by it!

Comment by: Alan on 31st January 2018 at 13:08

Nothing wrong at all with this country, indeed the NW.
I prefer this country than others.
Not a nice view from the window is it.

Comment by: Howard P on 31st January 2018 at 16:26

I suspect this could be anywhere in Wigan ie, Ince, NewSprings, Springview, Platbridge, Goose Green, Pemberton etc etc.They all look the same.

Comment by: Veronica on 31st January 2018 at 17:11

I love a nice garden wall ( better than any fence) and I bet Steve is nice and private in his - especially in the summer.
Alan you don't need to be in another country you're already in The Doldrums. ;-))

Comment by: Elizabeth on 31st January 2018 at 20:15

Looks as though it might be Douglas Road,off the top of Standishgate/Wigan Lane.Definitely does sum up the weather recently.

Comment by: Gordon d on 31st January 2018 at 22:31

Depressing steve

Comment by: Alan (on Vancouver Island) on 1st February 2018 at 00:37

The photo brings to mind an incident I experienced while having a drink in the Crispin Arms (now sadly gone).

Someone brought in an American guest who asked "What is the climate like in Wigan ?" A gruff voice from the other end of the bar said " we don't have climate in Wigan, all we have is bl**dy weather !

Comment by: Garry on 1st February 2018 at 13:18

The Crispin Arms at Birkett bank is still open as a pub.

Comment by: Alan (on Van Isle) on 1st February 2018 at 17:46

Thanks Garry, glad to know it. Someone told me it had been demolished with the row of houses on Birkett Bank.

Comment by: Veronica on 4th February 2018 at 11:42

The original pub was demolished and a new one rebuilt on the site Alan (Vancouver Island)

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