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Photo-a-Day  (Sunday, 15th July, 2018)


Arum Lillies growing in the canal in Parbold.

Photo: Mick Byrne  (Panasonic TZ100)
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Comment by: Mick on 15th July 2018 at 07:35

You dont normally see Arum Lilies growing wild, there a very popular flower that you will find at funerals and events that are celebrating death so maybe they have been put here with somebody's ashes

Comment by: Johnny on 15th July 2018 at 10:09

I can think of better places for my ashes than Leeds & Liverpool canal!
I've seen a few dead bodies in there by accident over the years.
Beltin' pic by the way.

Comment by: Veronica on 15th July 2018 at 10:23

Normally it's a life that's celebrated not death. If the lillies were planted in memory of someone who fished there then that's a lovely thing to do.

Comment by: Philip G. on 15th July 2018 at 12:11

Oh, mother, really, not again, see plumage blowin' dry
And only just our tuck enjoyed, riparian crumbs tossed high.

Then 'As you are', my bonny lot, 'til morning's swim below;
In direct line to yonder 'mill, we'll rise with rooster's crow.

Comment by: Pat McC on 15th July 2018 at 17:49

“I think your Dad’s gone overboard with the flowers my little ducks!”

Beautiful photo Mick; nature can’t be beaten where beauty’s concerned.

Comment by: Fred Mason on 15th July 2018 at 21:10

One of your best, Mick.

...if not your best....

Beautiful photo.

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