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Photo-a-Day  (Saturday, 23rd February, 2019)

Stood Watching


Stood Watching
Wigan Man stood watching at top of town.

Photo: Mick Byrne  (Panasonic TZ100)
Views: 2,092

Comment by: jack on 23rd February 2019 at 08:15

Nothing to watch in the town of today.

Comment by: Gary on 23rd February 2019 at 09:31

Tipplin' down.

Comment by: Veronica on 23rd February 2019 at 09:59

He may be an expat - visiting after many years..... Flabbergasted and stuck to the spot at how things have changed! ;o))

Comment by: Poet on 23rd February 2019 at 12:18

The Wanderer Above the Sea of Fog.
by
Caspar David Friedrich.

Comment by: Mick on 23rd February 2019 at 12:57

He maybe just a henpecked bag carrying Wiganer waiting for his missis to come out of M&S

Comment by: Linma on 23rd February 2019 at 17:01

Close your eyes and you can still see Woolworths and Saturday night going down Station Road to either The Ritz or The Emp. Memories.

Comment by: Xpat on 23rd February 2019 at 17:33

If this post was showing Woolies the response would not be this feeble .
In my humble opinion, we are creating a temporary, throw -away society , from a known stable one . Which is best , I am not that wise enough to predict .
I was born in the old Wigan . Maybe it’s the change itself I am fighting , which I accept is a very sad argument I am bound to lose .

Comment by: Ken R on 23rd February 2019 at 19:15

Mick, this man standing, to me he is not standing but walking, he has stepped forward on his right leg taking his weight, and his left leg has started to move, toe ready to leave the ground. My wife says I am very argumentative.

Comment by: Philip G. on 23rd February 2019 at 19:29

That's a pretty good simile Poet.

Comment by: Veronica on 23rd February 2019 at 21:52

Impossible Ken- the bent leg is in front of his other leg! He might have had a new hip the way he's leaning on that stick.....

Comment by: Poet on 23rd February 2019 at 23:39

Blimey , I'm caught between Ken, Veronica and German Romanticism. After much reflection I reckon he's Moonwalking.

Comment by: Ken R on 24th February 2019 at 01:22

Just testing you V.

Comment by: Philip G. on 24th February 2019 at 12:24

Poet.
I guess you'll also like Chris Duffy's "neat little ballet number", which he performed in the 1947 FA Cup Final. It's on YouTube - 'Chris Duffy 1947' should nail it.

Comment by: Poet on 24th February 2019 at 13:15

Astonishing Philip. What wizardry.
Sam Bartram's 'eckythump' cap also catches the eye.
Thanks for the tip.

Comment by: lloyd on 25th February 2019 at 14:04

another walking stick person

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