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Photo-a-Day  (Sunday, 13th December, 2020)

Old Fold Lane, Aspull

Old Fold Lane, Aspull
What we all could do with at this time, Waggytails.

Photo: Dennis Seddon  (Sony DSC-WX200)
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Comment by: PeterP on 13th December 2020 at 07:21

Distant view of the masts.A field and two fences? What is Waggytails?

Comment by: Irene Roberts on 13th December 2020 at 09:25

What a peaceful scene. It makes me want to leave my mobile 'phone and my watch at home, and lean on a farm gate reciting "What is this life, if, full of care, We have no time to stand and stare?" Lovely photo, Dennis.

Comment by: Mick on 13th December 2020 at 10:09

Well I cant stand Waggy Tailed Dogs, especially when Im out having a pleasant walk and one of them runs up to me Wagging its tail and spraying me all over with wet dog smelly water.
Sometime even when I wearing my best pants.

Comment by: Julie on 13th December 2020 at 10:25

Thanks Dennis lovely photo of another of my favourite places Rivington pike. I have always loved Rivington since I was a child, We used to take my great grandma for a ride to Rivington in the 60s. It as always been a lovely place to go. Also I can always remember going to the barn with my other Grandma to in the 60s. It brings so many happy memories for me.

Comment by: Veronica on 13th December 2020 at 10:48

Looks like there's some kennels nearby. If there is they have a lots of space to play and wag their tails!

Comment by: Poet on 13th December 2020 at 13:41

The Philosopher

Think I'll lean on this farm gate
For a hour or two and meditate
On important things that really matter ,
Do they paint the mast with a hundred foot ladder?
Is Rivvy Pike a man made mound ?
Where is the source of the Dougie found ?
In the Japanese garden who built the folly ?
What type of rock is in that quarry ?
But the biggest question of all remains ,
What the heck is Waggytails ?
It will take all day to work it out ,
Such is the joy of doing nowt .

Comment by: Veronica on 13th December 2020 at 13:44

Trust Mick! You should be glad doggies like the look of you! They are far more loving and trusting than humans, well most of them I don't like Rottweilers... Grrr. My grandkids have a lovely cockapoo, I am totally in love with Mabs, I have never had a dog before , but I am besotted with lovely curly haired Mabs!xxxx.

Comment by: Jonno on 13th December 2020 at 13:58

A typically negative statement from Mick. Does your mum smack your bottom when you arrive home with wet smelly pants Mick ?
The moral to this story is. go out in old pants, shorts, or as they say in Wigan '' Stop a wom ''.

Comment by: DTease on 13th December 2020 at 14:30

Poet, your poem tells me that you have seen in this photo what PeterP hasn’t. Great poem.

Comment by: Roy on 13th December 2020 at 14:31

Brilliant Dave.
I was going to give you a knock and show you a couple of photos but one of them has appeared in todays album.

Comment by: PeterP on 13th December 2020 at 18:05

If you do not live local to the site of the photo I stand by what I printed .Poet had more question marks in his poem than answers and still know one has told me what Waggytail is? A field is a field who knows what is past the tree line unless you know the area?

Comment by: Edna on 13th December 2020 at 18:44

lovely photo Dennis.Dogs are easy to fall in love with.They just need some love.Nice to hear about Mabs Veronica.They become part of the family.xx

Comment by: Irene Roberts on 13th December 2020 at 20:23

Apparently it is a dog agility and exercise field, PeterP. I didn't know myself so have googled it. I had imagined it to be a holiday Kennels or a dog-walking service.

Comment by: Cyril on 13th December 2020 at 20:47

Dennis, that view of Winter Hill is familiar, are those fields on what was Brian's farm and stables, Stanley Nook Farm I think it was.

PeterP, according to the web it is an enclosed dog exercising and agility field, which owners can hire to exercise their dogs. Mick should be covered in Anise and placed in that field, then send in a pack of wet dogs with drooling mouths to give him sloppy kisses. §:¬)

Comment by: Maureen on 13th December 2020 at 21:31

There are dog kennels on George's Lane Rivington..as for dogs,I just love 'em.

Comment by: Janet on 13th December 2020 at 22:06

Nice gate dennis

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