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Discussion in 'General Chat' started by Withnail, Sep 14, 2012.

  1. Noah

    Noah Well-Known Forumite

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    Often accompanying that and in the same hand is a bit of graffiti that reads "infowar.com (or variants such as infowars or infowar's)
     
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    Bob Clays tree in the news!
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  3. BobClay

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    I'm a bit mind boggled at the layout since I last walked up that way ..... :eek:
     
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  4. littleme

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    Middle son lives in the new houses on the left.... I give the tree a nod every time I go past....
     
  5. stoofer34

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    The tree may be called as a witness to the police operation?

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  6. BobClay

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    This pix I took in February 2014. Only six years ago !!! I'd gone up there to see the effects of a lot flooding on the plain below (where I also have a pylon.)

    This is how I'll always remember it ....

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  7. Jonah

    Jonah Spouting nonsense since the day I learned to talk

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    From inside the field (that was).

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    Photo taken November 2010
     
  8. EasMid

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    Looking out of town towards crem. The junction is with Hydrant Way on the left, the “new” road linking Tixall Road with the Beaconside roundabout. The second stage of the “Eastern Distributor Route that was big news when I started driving in 1970:lorks::lorks:
    You wouldn’t recognise the changes there in the last 4 or 5 years.
     
  9. BobClay

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    Last time I was in Stafford was two years ago when I took a walk from the town up to the Common, then along the old Clog and Knocker common railway path, back down Beaconside then through the Second Withies and across the new Two Waters walkway eventually coming out on Fairway by the then being demolished MRI (where I worked for a few months long ago.) I saw all the building going on up toward the Crem, but seeing these pix was definitely a bit of a shocker. That was when I took the pix of the Ladder Bridge that goes over nothing which I put somewhere on this site.
    I suppose if you're passing by regularly the changes occur less noticeably, but let a year or two pass and they come in one big thump. :eek:

    I'm glad the tree survived all this change, but wouldn't put money on its future.
     
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    I sheltered under it a month ago when I was out on my bike and caught in a shower.
     
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    The sea for the first time since March, it’s out there somewhere, honest.

    This is the nearest beach to the cottage and is only a 5 minute walk.

    I’ve spotted two pubs en route so the return journey may take some time.

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    Where are you?
     
  13. Thehooperman

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    Old Hunstanton for a week.
     
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    I thought you typed 'seal', I've been looking for it for 10 minutes...
     
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    Went to Wells Next the Sea this morning but couldn’t see any seals there only this seahorse. He had two seagulls on his head when we walked back past him.

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  16. Gramaisc

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    ... the hidden, mystically significant symbolism of this packaging, but only after I took the scissors out.

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    Yesterday actually.

    A novel ice cream van.

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    ... someone emptying her very full vacuum cleaner collection container into the bin.

    She was being very careful to avoid getting any of the dust, fluff and other general detritus onto herself, and she managed that quite well, I thought.

    The bin was blue.

    The green one, full, was next to it.
     
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    ... this.

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    Possibly the result of two unconnected random carelessnesses.

    Or, a carefully constructed art installation, intended to symbol many of the town's current issues?
     
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    Lots of cruise ships anchored out at sea in the bay , apparently to save paying the extortionate docking charges while they are idle due to Covid. Crew just coming ashore on little boats to get their food supplies etc
     

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