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Photo-a-Day  (Saturday, 12th October, 2019)

Time and place

Time and place
Bolton Road, Aspull.

Photo: Ron Dawber  (Canon Powershot)
Views: 2,228

Comment by: Elizabeth on 12th October 2019 at 09:13

Great pic,I love Aspull,my favourite place in all the areas of Wigan.

Comment by: Veronica on 12th October 2019 at 09:58

Yes Aspull is a nice area and still retains a lot of its character. I like the bus ride home through Aspull sometimes, it's a change from the train.

Comment by: Maureen on 12th October 2019 at 10:05

What a lovely composed photo..I love that clock.

Comment by: Pat on 12th October 2019 at 12:29

I totally agree with you Elizabeth, a lovely pic and a great place to live.

Comment by: XPat on 12th October 2019 at 16:33

I wonder if we people are much more happier when we live in small village-type areas /communities ? Wigan is only a small town , but even Wigan is subdivided into even smaller sections. Talking about subdivided , I remember different bonfires on Bonfire night , for different streets , not far away , but up and down one single road .
It was like , this our street , our place , yet we all belonged to the very same Council estate , with exactly the same houses and everything else .

I don’t want to get too Cosmic about this , but
maybe we all like the feeling of belonging , and the smaller it is , helps us to be more part of the family . Who knows . Just a thought when I read Elizabeth’s post . Thanks for posting Ron

Comment by: Mick on 12th October 2019 at 16:39

Two more weeks 27 Oct that clock will be going back again 1 hour.
I got sick of doing this every few months, so now I just leave them alone and do things 1 hour later or earlier, for instance If I want to catch the 9am bus to be somewhere I catch the 8am so I arrive at exactly the same time as I would have if I had changed all the clocks

Comment by: Ken R on 12th October 2019 at 16:42

Lovely photo Ron, how come your pics can stir the memory glands like no others.

Comment by: irene robertsI on 12th October 2019 at 19:37

That's a lovely scene. xx

Comment by: Veronica on 13th October 2019 at 15:02

Interesting Xpat - looking back to living in Scholes 50 odd years ago it did feel you belonged to a close community. I noticed the same living where I do now, although from a small village,a small town is slowly emerging and it's not quite the same. A lot more strangers nowadays, but so was I, 50 years ago. I think you're right.

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