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Photo-a-Day  (Monday, 1st December, 2014)


At Amberswood.

Photo: Mick Byrne  (Sony HDR-XR200VE)
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Comment by: Jean F (Wales) on 1st December 2014 at 11:00

Nice peaceful picture Mick.

Good to see the "old home town" on COUNTRYFILE last night.

Comment by: Aubrey on 1st December 2014 at 16:11

Nice photo Mick. Seems someone else was admiring the scene.

Comment by: Ernest Pyke on 1st December 2014 at 17:00

Jean; Why were items in Countryfile yesterday split into sections? I`d recorded it and after viewing the `lost garden`at the start, I nearly switched off. Good job I didn`t as there were two more separate parts shown later.
It doesn`t make sense to me as surely each item should be dealt with just the once.
I last visited this `lost garden` about 20 years ago and it wasn`t as overgrown. There is a lake and this wasn`t shown.
Mick; Not seen this lake - when did you take the photo and where is your bike?

Comment by: Mick on 1st December 2014 at 17:35

Ernest I took it last week and Im sat on my bike.

Countryfile didnt show Liverpool castle folly, have you seen that one Ernest.

If you havent I just put on a couple of videos of the Japanese Gardens and the Castle on the Forum section

Comment by: Ernest Pyke on 1st December 2014 at 18:23

Thanks Mick. Have just watched your video`s. Don`t remember seeing Liverpool castle folly.
I thought these gardens shown on Countryfile were lacking in the size of them.
Your video`s showed more of them and in far greater detail

Comment by: Mick on 1st December 2014 at 19:30

Ernest Liverpool castle is not up on the hill, its on the left just after Rivington high school Rivington lane.

Comment by: Colin Harlow on 1st December 2014 at 21:16

Nice shot Mick.

Comment by: Colin Barnes on 2nd December 2014 at 09:55

A loverly beauty spot soon to be ruined by the link road.I do believe that when the snow and frost are i the tree's it just looks like Banff in Canada.Take a look next time it is really cold.

Comment by: Jean F (Wales) on 2nd December 2014 at 20:31

Ernest "they" show different shots of places to make you watch the whole programme so that you dn1t miss anything !! Clever people....all to do with the Ratings I think......good programme though.

Comment by: Jean F (Wales) on 2nd December 2014 at 20:35

had to laugh at my last posting.My verification code started ucp
memories there...tripe and voses pies !!!

Comment by: Lo on 17th February 2016 at 00:45

Caught a two pounder once here.

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