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Photo-a-Day  (Tuesday, 9th November, 2021)

Angel of the Leaves

Angel of the Leaves

Photo: Poet  (Lenovo TAB 2 A10-70F)
Views: 2,138

Comment by: annemarie on 9th November 2021 at 03:13

lovely photo I could do with an angel to take care of my leaves and the ones that always end up at my gate from across the road.

Comment by: Poet on 9th November 2021 at 07:43

I forgot to put that I was reminded of the Angel of Mons . I thought it may be suitable for Remembrance Day.

Comment by: Fred Mason on 9th November 2021 at 08:21

An interesting composition, Poet. Very atmospheric. Different from most P-A-D pics. Well done...!!

Comment by: Mick on 9th November 2021 at 08:38

Its in a very shady spot, and can be slippy under foot, and if you riding a bike its best to put you feet down
You can see quite a few graves in St Wilfs saying that the deceased was of the village of Shevington , because before St Annes at Shevington was built in 1887 we had to cart our dead to Standish.
I can just imagine in the olden days two Standishers in the pub saying why are they digging so many graves in Standish
I can just imagine the now a days days two Standishers in the pub saying why are they building so many houses in Standish
BTW the post box outside of the Standish Coop been decorated with a knitted Poppy day themed hat, Poppy day been going for 100 years this year.

Comment by: irene roberts on 9th November 2021 at 08:39

That is a lovely and unusual photo, Poet. It could also be a book-cover for a mystery story. I like that very much.

Comment by: Veronica on 9th November 2021 at 09:08

"A row of shining beings" that became a "Company of Angels''. I hope it was true and not a hoax.

Comment by: Jean on 9th November 2021 at 09:36

I was always told to get off my bike and wheel it through the churchyard. It's a pity children aren't told to respect churchyards these days Mick.

Comment by: Helen of Troy on 9th November 2021 at 09:43

As Fred commented, a
very atmospheric scene & appropriate for Rememberance Sunday. Thanks Poet.

Comment by: Eddie Rowland on 9th November 2021 at 12:06

Does any of you followed of wigan world remember
My wife Hilda Lowe who lived in school Lane next to Almonds brewery in the sixties.

Comment by: Linma on 9th November 2021 at 13:56

Eddie I went to school with a lass called Lowe who lived next to Almonds brewery but I can’t remember her name.

Comment by: Linma on 9th November 2021 at 14:01

Eddie the old grey matter is working, I think there were two sisters could your wife be one of them? We went to Shevvy in the late 50’s.

Comment by: Edna on 9th November 2021 at 14:09

Angels are like friends, they're always there when you need them.

Comment by: WN1 Standisher on 9th November 2021 at 14:29

You used to be able to see this statue from the car park before the Parish Hall went up. It was a shiny white colour back then. I'm with you Jean, cycling in the Churchyard, pre cursor to a thick ear methinks. Whenever I'm in the churchyard with the mountain bike, I push it to the nearest exit before getting back on.

Comment by: e on 9th November 2021 at 17:57

Where was my angel, when I wore gloves ,
Gave my life for land I love .
Fought in lands I did not choose ,
Left my body when barely used .
Where was she as I lay in mud ,
as thunder deafening my skies above,
Always fearful the next bolt gun,
Is this one mine , with my name on .
Should I call her, as I lie here ,
my scattered body with no one near ,
She approaches , but I am gone ,
once with smile and yes someone ..

Comment by: Eddie Rowland on 9th November 2021 at 23:29

You are correct they where two sisters hilda was my wife who passed away in 2020 her younger sister was Margaret who now lives in norley
Thanks Linma .

Comment by: Eddie Rowland on 10th November 2021 at 15:47

The idea of my comments is to find out if any of my wifes old workmates
Of the 50s and 60s are still with us.
Poeple such as Rene Hart,Ann Wilson,etc.

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