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Photo-a-Day  (Saturday, 7th March, 2020)

Market Place

Market Place
Wigan Town Centre.

Photo: Thomas Sutch  (Panasonic TZ70)
Views: 2,392

Comment by: Helen of Troy on 7th March 2020 at 07:25

Interesting photo Thomas, I wonder what was going on to warrant mounted police ?
We rarely see one on foot here, never mind one on a horse !

Comment by: Mick on 7th March 2020 at 07:30

Ancient and Loyal

Comment by: Fred Mason on 7th March 2020 at 08:25

A little sunshine, lots of colour, AND lots of people. Very uplifting Thomas. Nice one.

Comment by: DTease on 7th March 2020 at 08:45

A little ray of sunshine Thomas after The King of the Grot Spot’s recent photos.

Comment by: Veronica on 7th March 2020 at 08:47

That's a good photo, Wigan showing her true colours. The little boy waving at the 'bob - horses' and the policeman acknowledging him!

Comment by: Gary on 7th March 2020 at 09:13

A rather homely photo with the child in the push chair engaging with the police horses and one policeman speaking to the child.
The old motto, on a modern background tops it off well.
A good image for Wigan.

Comment by: Rev David Long on 7th March 2020 at 10:12

I expect they were there to control the riots when M&S closed - or it could have been just another match day....

Comment by: PeterP on 7th March 2020 at 10:14

Helen mounted police are deployed on match days(football).

Comment by: Maureen on 7th March 2020 at 10:37

Whatever is going on..I just love the colours.
a lovely bright scene.

Comment by: Mick on 7th March 2020 at 12:44

Not just any old match day Rev. this will be to control the supporters of what they call the beautiful game.

Comment by: Angela on 7th March 2020 at 14:36

It's time to get rid of the little green heart logo and return to the ancient and loyal insignia.

Comment by: irene roberts on 7th March 2020 at 15:30

Caught at a perfect moment with the little lad and the policeman. I usually only see Wigan on weekdays but we went today and it seemed a bit livelier on a Saturday. Maybe the sun brought people out.

Comment by: Xpat on 7th March 2020 at 17:55

Shows how a bit of sunshine can change our mood , suddenly it makes us feel good after the gloom and cold of Winter. But if we get a severe drought this Summer , we will beg for rain , the darker the skies the better . Just shows how we humans want and expect , not hope and accept . This is why climate change will always defeat us , we have the need , desire and want to decide , bit like Harry and Meghan , this assumption of arrogance , when in reality, a minute , invisible cell , can kill us all . Welcome the warming sunshine , but with same measure ,
do so , the rain and floods , which without .,.
we depend . The Gods , whoever they may be , gave us the Dopamine of sunshine , but
also the darkness of Winter , teaching us to accept both . Whatever psychology book you may read , they all speak of balance and
harmony, with sunshine comes rain . If your need is wanting only one then you are moving against what Nature is teaching us, with one comes the other ...

Comment by: Mick on 7th March 2020 at 18:21

I think its took more than a bit of sunshine

Comment by: Beryl on 7th March 2020 at 19:39

It's always good to see the police on their horses, and also good for public relations

Comment by: Philip G. on 7th March 2020 at 23:18

The patient mother waits then lifts what 'Tiger' says.

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