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Photo-a-Day  (Thursday, 17th November, 2011)

Wigan Cemetery

Wigan Cemetery
'She' reminds me a little bit of the Statue of Liberty.

Photo: Bill Eatock  (Fuji 2950)
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Comment by: David Fairclough on 17th November 2011 at 00:15

Last time I saw Wigan Cemetery in was in a horrible mess. A lot of the graves were covered by years of vegetation but that was a few years ago. I hope it's improved.
Good photo Bill

Comment by: alan on 17th November 2011 at 00:34

Yes, she does. Needs a wash though.

Comment by: Mick on 17th November 2011 at 07:09

Ah but its only a bit Bill.

Comment by: Bradshaws Girl on 17th November 2011 at 08:03

she is rather beautiful. There are some very nice memorials in Wigan cemetry. Nice photo Bill.

Comment by: catherine on 17th November 2011 at 08:12

good photo bill xx

Comment by: Bill Eatock on 17th November 2011 at 11:17

I was sat with the missus chomping a prato pie in the car when I spotted 'her' The statue was over 100 yds away and I thought I'd test the zoom on the camera.
I visit the cemetery regularly but its the first time I'd seen the statue.

Comment by: Dennis Forshaw on 17th November 2011 at 11:25

Good shot. She does remind me of Ms liberty. Maybe if she was holding the Olympic torch (That's coming through Wigan!) the resemblance would be complete. Left hand though instead of the right.

Comment by: tricia on 17th November 2011 at 17:36

mmmmm! Bill ! Prato pie. You are making me hungry. Was it a Galloways??

Comment by: Bill Eatock on 17th November 2011 at 20:45

Pies were from the shop in Abram. The one near the bend close to the old boarded up town hall. Me and the missus buy them from there every three weeks and chomp them in a quiet spot. Nowhere much quieter than the cemetery!

Comment by: Jean F (Wales) on 17th November 2011 at 23:47

Bill....Do like your comments about a quiet spot to eat your pies !!
The lovely statue really wants a good clean....

Comment by: Bill Eatock on 21st November 2011 at 11:26

Hi, Jean F. No pies this Saturday, breakfast at Laurel Nurseries. Not the same as a nice prato pie though!

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