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Photo-a-Day  (Wednesday, 26th June, 2019)

Wuchy Rook

Wuchy Rook
New Springs.

Photo: Ron Dawber  (Canon power-shot)
Views: 2,377

Comment by: Jonno on 26th June 2019 at 00:31

A different 'Rook' than I remember from 60 years ago, and I'm not from New Springs. Nice photo Ron.

Comment by: Fred Mason on 26th June 2019 at 05:21

A lovely and peaceful summer scene.

Nice one Ron.

Comment by: Mick on 26th June 2019 at 06:22

I always wonder who planted that Rhododendron.

Comment by: Gary on 26th June 2019 at 08:25

I say this a lot, but this photo reinforces the point, the Wuchy I saw in the early 50s right up to 1969 was a black/grey pile.
This is nature, with assistance, coming back.
Excellent photo Ron.

Comment by: irene robertsI on 26th June 2019 at 08:31

What a lovely, peaceful scene. I love the horses in the distance and the reflection of the rhododendron in the water. Well done!

Comment by: Maureen on 26th June 2019 at 08:40

Ron,that’s a beautiful shot, you have the horses,lovely fields and trees,plus the water and flowers..what more could we ask for..thank you.

Comment by: Philip G. on 26th June 2019 at 09:30

Introduced to Britain in 1656 from the European Alps. And it's also satisfying to see naked metal pilings being overrun. The four steeds are unlikely to have been under the guidance of Aidan O'Brien yet add a nice touch to Ron's scenic Photo.

Comment by: Veronica on 26th June 2019 at 09:53

If only people didn't drop their filthy litter and cherished these places of beauty. The horses remind me of wild horses roaming the plains!

Comment by: Anne on 26th June 2019 at 10:53

Just Lovely.

Comment by: DTease on 26th June 2019 at 10:56

As the old song says “When this old world starts getting you down and people are just to much for you to bare” don’t go up on the roof, go for a long walk along the canal, enjoy the scenery, breath a little fresh air and things won’t seem so bad after all.

Thanks for this photo Ron.

Comment by: Phil on 26th June 2019 at 17:51

I can't see any litter Veronica you must have better eyes than me.

Comment by: Elizabeth on 26th June 2019 at 18:27

Beautiful photo of one of my favourite areas of around Wigan.

Comment by: Veronica on 26th June 2019 at 19:59

It was meant generally Phil... Especially on canal banks. Don't worry your eyes aren't deceiving you.

Comment by: Pat McC on 26th June 2019 at 22:46

I love your posts DTease, they always make me chuckle. Thanks.

Comment by: Ken R on 27th June 2019 at 04:08

Lovely shot Ron, was this taken from the side of New Springs Bridge?

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