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Photo-a-Day  (Thursday, 19th July, 2018)


Canoes on the Haigh boating pond.

Photo: Mick Byrne  (Panasonic TZ100)
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Comment by: DTease on 19th July 2018 at 00:48

England on a summers day
A boat on water mirrored
A shady tree by an old stone bridge
Is heaven on earth delivered.

Comment by: Alan lad on 19th July 2018 at 05:06

Nice one Mick ,

Comment by: Philip G. on 19th July 2018 at 08:30

A splendid Photo, Mick. Thanks.
And there's 'a million' things to like about it: 1. The stone bridge. 2. The …, no better not, I'll return frequently to your photo, and Mr Tease's fine lines in quiet contemplation instead.

Comment by: Veronica on 19th July 2018 at 08:35

Who needs to seek out "that sweet city with her dreaming spires" when Haigh lies on the doorstep. A place taken for granted just because 'its there'!

Comment by: Linma on 19th July 2018 at 10:44

In England's green and pleasant land. You summed it up perfectly dtease.

Comment by: Fred Mason on 19th July 2018 at 18:36

Great photo, great comments....


Comment by: Poet on 19th July 2018 at 22:48

So hot on the boating pond at Haigh.
No snoozing breeze at all
To ease the two canoes along.
No dipping oars to let
The cutting blades
Unzip the silver waters sheen,
Or ripple the sliced green cobbled
Lily pads
Where big carp lull' neath the dripping sycamores.

Comment by: Ken R on 20th July 2018 at 16:47

Good one Mick. A slightly different slant on "that Bridge again"

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