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Photo-a-Day  (Wednesday, 21st December, 2022)

Early Morning Snow


Early Morning Snow
Preston Road, Standish.

Photo: Poet  (Lenovo TAB 2 A10-70F)
Views: 1,903

Comment by: Linma on 21st December 2022 at 06:42

Beautiful

Comment by: Dreamland on 21st December 2022 at 06:43

One morning our milkman ( Billy Liar)
On expedition in Antarctica
Ploughed a single track up the Preston Road glacier ,
Left some gold top on our step ;
He was Lawrence Oates
Just gone out for some time .

The snow dropt soft as down
And curled around the milk float's tyres
As it slowly hummed up to Robinson's shop .
Then , he was in that film with Burt Lancaster ;
A pilot trying to ground the plane
Under landing lights .

Poet

Comment by: PeterP on 21st December 2022 at 07:57

Best place for snow on a photo. The two sides of Wigan snow to the North and Ice to the South.

Comment by: The Copy & Paste Poet on 21st December 2022 at 08:28

I feel wet snow
on my cold, dry skin
As the morning light appears
to settle in.
The stars shine bright
to lead my way
Through tall, snow covered trees
which bend and sway.
I know not where I came from
or where I will go,
while strange noises crunch
the new fallen snow on Preston road.

Comment by: Veronica on 21st December 2022 at 09:25

Fantastic! So dramatic… been waiting for the snow photo. Hope you got home Ok…

Comment by: irene roberts on 21st December 2022 at 10:33

I'm glad I'm not standing at that bus-stop! Good photo, Poet. xx

Comment by: Wigan Mick on 21st December 2022 at 10:48

You could throw a stone to my new house from there Veronica it's on the right of the photo and is called The Willows

Comment by: . Ozy . on 21st December 2022 at 11:31

That would be be your new house then would it Mick ? The one wedged in between “ The Laurels “ and “ The Hardy’s “ ?

Comment by: PS on 21st December 2022 at 11:35

Odd . I know the chap who lives at the Willows and he's called Paul .

Comment by: Veronica on 21st December 2022 at 11:42

Good grief is that really Mick or has he been watching ‘Christmas Carol’ with old Alistair Simm..or could he have been watching ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ with Jimmy Stewart?.. or indeed is it just another alias! Never mind I’m not one to hold grudges… A very Merry Christmas to one and all and a Happy New Year we all deserve that. xx

Comment by: Tom on 21st December 2022 at 12:54

Thought you were moving down south Mick?

Comment by: Veronica on 21st December 2022 at 13:11

Tom you must know what ‘thought did’ …. Shall I elaborate? ‘ ‘followed a muck cart and thought it was a wedding’ ..another saying that’s gone with the wind.

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