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Photo-a-Day  (Saturday, 8th April, 2017)


Spring Road, Kitt Green.

Photo: Mick Byrne  (Panasonic TZ100)
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Comment by: Garry on 8th April 2017 at 06:16

Very nice.

Comment by: Howard P on 8th April 2017 at 07:23

Good solid houses, I suspect Yorkshire brick.

Comment by: Rosie G on 8th April 2017 at 08:09

These are very similar to the ones on Ratcliffe Road, Aspull.

Comment by: Hugh Wilson on 8th April 2017 at 09:00

Looks like stone to me Howard.

Comment by: Veronica on 8th April 2017 at 09:39

Stone is the best material there is in my opinion for building. It lasts many lifetimes and is so beautiful. I would love to see the deeds to them - they would make interesting reading.

Comment by: Howard P on 8th April 2017 at 10:49

Correct Hugh, my mistake.

Comment by: Syd on 8th April 2017 at 13:01

They really do look wonderful, great shot Mick, what Wigan's all about!

Comment by: Bradshaws Girl on 8th April 2017 at 15:55

Kitt Green ... hoorah!
Born and brought up there ... lots of happy memories.

Comment by: Derek Platt on 8th April 2017 at 16:19

Great old Houses, at least the chimneys appear to be brick. Also looks like all the porches were added much later than original.

Comment by: Garry on 8th April 2017 at 18:47

These are good well built houses. Imagine, on a cold winter's night with a roaring coal fire watching TV with a glass of sherry...nowt comes close.

Comment by: DTease on 8th April 2017 at 20:33

W.C. Fields "I cook with sherry; sometimes I even add it to the food"

Comment by: Veronica on 8th April 2017 at 21:38

W C Fields again Garry - "A woman drove me to drink and I didn't even have the decency to thank her".

Comment by: . Ozymandias . on 8th April 2017 at 21:57

As you appear to be reasonably well informed in the culinary department DTease, perhaps you could advise me. Would a bottle of plonk from Aldi count as one of my five a day?. They just happen to have an offer on Chilean red at the moment you see, and I figure that this would be a good way to satisfy all my nutritional requirements without the bother of having to engage in that tedious cooking nonsense, whilst at the same time lurching around with a permanent grin on my face.

Comment by: Fred Mason on 8th April 2017 at 22:09


Wine is made from grapes.

Grapes are a fruit.

Fruit is good for you.

'Nuff said....Cheers....!!

Comment by: DTease on 8th April 2017 at 22:25

Ozy, in some quarters five bottles of Aldi plonk per day could be considered a trifle excessive. However, in my experience five bottles would be the bare minimum necessary to induce a state of befuddlement that would allow you to stop worrying about your health.

Comment by: Howard P on 10th April 2017 at 05:58

Aldi...shopping I don't think so, I work for a living. Quality food for me. Marks and Spencer.

Comment by: Trevor on 12th April 2017 at 08:57

Yes Howard branded names for me too with food and drink, something you can trust. Cheapness shouldn't come into it!!!

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