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Photo-a-Day  (Friday, 6th March, 2015)

Green and pleasant land

Green and pleasant land
From Bryn

Photo: Dave (Oy)  (Fuji X-T1)
Views: 3,918

Comment by: Ken R on 6th March 2015 at 00:48

Nice pastoral scene. How far from Brocstedes Rd is this shot

Comment by: Lizziedownunder on 6th March 2015 at 02:45

Beautiful shot Dave....lovely sunshine, but I bet it is still a bit chilly....cheers!!!

Comment by: Peterp on 6th March 2015 at 06:28

Make the most of it. If the council have their way soon be a mass of buildings and roads.

Comment by: kath on 6th March 2015 at 09:01

really lovely!

Comment by: JeSuisCharlieWatson on 6th March 2015 at 10:06

If Labour or the Tories are returned to power, this land like many others will be bulldozed and homes built for the thousands of immigrants already here and ready to cross our borders.
Well, Wigan is a town of friendliness and hospitality.

Comment by: Scholes Malc on 6th March 2015 at 10:32

yes soon to change as peter says
Wutchie in the distance

Comment by: Maureen on 6th March 2015 at 11:00

Lovely photo again..with a hint of lovely Summer to come.

Comment by: Alex on 6th March 2015 at 13:29

Langate estate to the left Ken R. I think it's close to Sougher's lane, off Wigan Rd.

Comment by: Janet ( FL ) on 6th March 2015 at 15:16

That was always one of my most favourite views, stood on Rose Hill looking over to Winter Hill...Having lived in the USA for 39 years now, I do miss the 'Views', there are no views here, it's all trees... Thanks Dave... If you could tell me where you were stood to take this pic, so I could picture myself there, I would appreciate it...

Comment by: Jean F (Wales) on 6th March 2015 at 15:55

Beautiful picture Dave.

Comment by: Dave (Oy) on 6th March 2015 at 17:15

Thanks all.

I was stood at the top of the hill - to the right of the old school (Now a Nursery)

Comment by: Janet ( FL ) on 6th March 2015 at 18:35

Thanks Dave, I thought that may be where you were, but wasn't positive and Thanks for going out there and putting on so many good photos for us all, ( wherever we may live ) to enjoy.... :-)

Comment by: julie on 6th March 2015 at 19:10

Dave (Oy) comes up trumps again . Lovely shot Dave.

Comment by: Mick on 6th March 2015 at 19:40

I like the shadow in the left hand corner of the photo, and Im enjoying looking at that shape that looks like a big hen.

Comment by: Tony Haslam on 7th March 2015 at 08:10

Plans have been passed to build 600 plus house on this site and I think a supermarket. Another chunk of Ashton gone again. Ther will be nowt left. Thank god they can't touch the three sisters

Comment by: Giovanni on 7th March 2015 at 10:13

Dont hold your breath Tony!!

Comment by: Robin Leigh on 9th March 2015 at 00:48

Janet (FL), which trees are you looking at? We have trees and sand too in Jax, but no hills.

Comment by: Janet ( FL) on 9th March 2015 at 12:54

Robin, I live in hilly Tallahassee, with trees, lots and lots of trees, very pretty, but no views. The only place to get a nice view is to go to the top of the Capitol building...

Comment by: Robin Leigh on 10th March 2015 at 03:35

At least it's not flat.. my daughter went to FSU and her daughter's there now.

Comment by: Janet (FL) on 10th March 2015 at 12:16

Robin, so you have been to Tally, it is a nice place, just no views, lol.. My Daughter graduated from FSU also...

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