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Photo-a-Day  (Tuesday, 18th February, 2020)

Reaching out into the Open


Reaching out into the Open
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Photo: Mick Byrne  (Panasonic DMC-TZ100)
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Comment by: Veronica on 18th February 2020 at 07:03

I am a linesman for the County and I drive the main road,
Searching In the Sun for another overload,
I hear you singing in the wire, I can hear you through the whine,
And the Wichita Linesman is still on the line....
What a job!

Comment by: Philip G. on 18th February 2020 at 09:02

Good move to have half-hidden that lamp post, Mick - thinkin' on the go what.

Comment by: Maureen on 18th February 2020 at 09:30

Veronica,that's the song of my favorite singer of all time..as for that job..Id be terrified.

Comment by: Poet on 18th February 2020 at 09:51

Great drinking song...often mis-sung
'I'm the linesman at Notts County
and I've been to Maine Road..

Comment by: Helen of Troy on 18th February 2020 at 10:15

Good photo Mick....and a good play with words !

Ladies, I loved Glen Campbells songs too !

Comment by: Rickie Lowe on 18th February 2020 at 11:07

Crazy still using wires when they could be using digital radio. The antenna's on lampposts could be set up to do the job.

Comment by: Ray on 18th February 2020 at 11:16

I am always amused when I see a lineman at the top of a lamppost
or a pylon. Why is he wearing a
hard hat ? The only thing likely
to land on his head is bird muck
or the landing gear of an aircraft.
Elf & Safety Eh ?

Comment by: Carolaen on 18th February 2020 at 11:17

Veronica. One of the most misquoted lines in music. It's Lineman, not Linesman. Still a cracking song !! One of my all time favourites as well.

Comment by: Veronica on 18th February 2020 at 13:39

It's the first thing I thought when I saw the photo Maureen. x

Comment by: joe on 18th February 2020 at 13:43

he can see mick's House from there.

Comment by: Maureen on 18th February 2020 at 15:31

I loved Glen Campbell and bless him,he didn't even know what a guitar was at the end,.so sad...Veronica,since seeing your comment the song has been on my mind all day.

Comment by: Kenee on 18th February 2020 at 16:20

They wear a hard hat, Ray, in case they fall and land on their head.

Comment by: Elizabeth on 18th February 2020 at 16:53

Yes,Maureen and Veronica couldn't agree more about the song,so heartfelt,and Glen Campbell, what a brilliant musician.I too would be beyond terrified,I hate heights.

Comment by: Linma on 18th February 2020 at 17:31

Bet it's cold and windy up there.

Comment by: Mick on 18th February 2020 at 17:55

Its not just our house he will see from up there, he can also see in the back gardens of the houses and catch topless woman topping up there fake tans

Comment by: irene roberts on 18th February 2020 at 18:11

Loved Glen Campbell's "Dreams of The Everyday Housewife". Could have been any of us, Maureen, Helen, Elizabeth, Veronica. xx

Comment by: Ticsmon on 18th February 2020 at 19:09

Hard hats aren't worn 'in case they fall and land on their head'. They are protection against something falling on your head or striking your head against something.

Comment by: Maureen on 18th February 2020 at 19:29

Irene,if you go on utube and type his name to listen to "Jesus and me"it's a great song,not really religious,just a brilliant song.

Comment by: irene roberts on 18th February 2020 at 20:55

Thanks Maureen. Will do. xx

Comment by: steve on 18th February 2020 at 21:04

I was a linesman when I did my national service so I guess I was a linesman for the country !

Comment by: Harry on 18th February 2020 at 21:19

How boring mick

Comment by: Johnny on 19th February 2020 at 09:33

And I thought the hard hat was to protect the Lineman from any passengers falling out of the Benidorm to Ringway charter flight!
You know what they're like after a few duty frees ! ;-)

Comment by: Lynne on 19th February 2020 at 16:33

Topless women and tans - in this weather, Mick?

Comment by: Johnny on 20th February 2020 at 09:07

Looks like Mick's climbed up the pole
with his camera and telescopic lens
you little Shevvy voyeur

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