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#1165318 - Thu May 11 2017 09:07 PM Re: May 2017 - Photo-a-day
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I have been suffering with a cheap and nasty broken plastic cistern for months, and treated myself to a decent solid one which was fitted today.



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#1165348 - Fri May 12 2017 04:43 AM Re: May 2017 - Photo-a-day
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This is the Fairbairn Steam Crane located on Bristol's historic harbourside. I have mentioned this machine before in both my quizzes and single questions, but I thought that it was about time I posted a full image of this piece of industrial history. Although there are numerous examples of basic, mechanical Fairbairn cranes, this example at Bristol is the only existing steam powered example of the type in the world.

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#1165382 - Fri May 12 2017 02:36 PM Re: May 2017 - Photo-a-day
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On the same day I came across the yellow-eyed penguin while out walking I also come across this sacred kingfisher.


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#1165496 - Sun May 14 2017 03:55 PM Re: May 2017 - Photo-a-day
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Fortunately for my garden's resident toad that beady-eyed kingfisher is far, far away.

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#1165519 - Sun May 14 2017 10:21 PM Re: May 2017 - Photo-a-day
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Another excerpt from my mum's very impressive garden.

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#1165599 - Mon May 15 2017 09:46 PM Re: May 2017 - Photo-a-day
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And some more.

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#1165620 - Tue May 16 2017 03:07 AM Re: May 2017 - Photo-a-day
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Originally Posted By: flopsymopsy
Govannon, please do not keep changing the thread titles, just reply to the previous message and post your pic/comment. Leave the title alone or other people may get confused. Thanks.


Sorry, I was actually trying to be helpful and thought that was what the box was for, as in other forums, and would definitely not have foreseen any confusion by others.
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#1165823 - Wed May 17 2017 10:30 PM Re: May 2017 - Photo-a-day
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A goods train crossing the North Circular near me in Stonebridge Park

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#1165899 - Thu May 18 2017 01:35 PM Re: May 2017 - Photo-a-day
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I could start a whole new 'Photo-a-Day' thread on this subject alone.

Virtually every day for the last two or three years, Abbey Sands, which is Torquay's main beach, has been graced with pictorial design carved into the sand by a local artist. Quite often the design celebrates a day of local, national or international importance with some quite exceptional works commemorating Holocaust Day, Mothering Sunday and Remembrance/Armistice Day. The man's work has proved to be very popular, being featured on more than a few occasions in both the local and regional press, and locals and tourists alike will throw money onto the beach, much of which is donated to local charities.

This image is far from perfect but I will endeavour to get some closer shots of future works.


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#1165923 - Thu May 18 2017 10:35 PM Re: May 2017 - Photo-a-day
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A thatched cottage near Cambridge

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#1165955 - Fri May 19 2017 12:25 PM Re: May 2017 - Photo-a-day
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A zoomed view to the southwest from the top of the 'High Roller', the world's tallest ferris wheel, in Las Vegas.



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#1165999 - Fri May 19 2017 06:49 PM Re: May 2017 - Photo-a-day
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I love that thatched cottage!
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#1166000 - Fri May 19 2017 07:05 PM Re: May 2017 - Photo-a-day
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Photo taken at the beach at Emu Point (Albany, Western Australia). The tree is a Norfolk Island pine which, as the name implies, is native to Norfolk Island (in the Pacific Ocean off the east coast of Australia). The trees were introduced by early settlers.


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#1166014 - Fri May 19 2017 09:30 PM Re: May 2017 - Photo-a-day
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Thanks Carole!

As a child I was a great flyover fan. Here is part of the double one down the road from me.

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#1166056 - Sat May 20 2017 09:09 PM Re: May 2017 - Photo-a-day
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This deep forest is actually just next to the North Circular Road in Temple Fortune.

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#1166057 - Sat May 20 2017 10:39 PM Re: May 2017 - Photo-a-day
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I'm not sure if I have already posted this. I checked back through the monthly threads and could not find it, so please forgive me if it is a repeat.

Last October, we visited the Berry Farm in Margaret River. The local birds know that the outdoor cafe is a good source of sugar as people sit down with a cup of tea and a scone and are happy to feed them. These are New Holland Honey Eaters eating sugar from Maynooth's hand.

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#1166227 - Mon May 22 2017 12:51 PM Re: May 2017 - Photo-a-day
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This image shows the detail of a memorial sundial in an old walled garden not too far from me.

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#1166233 - Mon May 22 2017 02:09 PM Re: May 2017 - Photo-a-day
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I used to keep vegetables in this trolley but it's now ancient so I was going to throw it out. It got as far as the boot of the car en route to the recycling centre when my brain said "plants!" so I fished it out again, painted it, and planted it. We shall see what happens next...

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#1166510 - Wed May 24 2017 09:46 PM Re: May 2017 - Photo-a-day
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The no waiting sign was once standard in Britain, now there is one about every hundred miles or so. This is the nearest known to me north of Northampton. Both signs still apply there.

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#1166688 - Fri May 26 2017 06:50 PM Re: May 2017 - Photo-a-day
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Amazing! And delightful.

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#1166960 - Tue May 30 2017 04:36 AM Re: May 2017 - Photo-a-day
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Drake's Island situated in Plymouth Sound, Devon taken from Plymouth Hoe, the legendary venue for a bowls match of some historic importance.

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#1166993 - Tue May 30 2017 10:28 AM Re: May 2017 - Photo-a-day
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Who can tell me where this is? They normally go within a day when I ask.

Fenwicks
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#1167000 - Tue May 30 2017 12:25 PM Re: May 2017 - Photo-a-day
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Brent Cross?

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#1167148 - Wed May 31 2017 07:31 PM Re: May 2017 - Photo-a-day
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Originally Posted By: sisterseagull
Brent Cross?


Got it in one, my faith was affirmed!

Northway Gardens in the spring, just down the road from where I used to live.



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#1167160 - Wed May 31 2017 10:58 PM Re: May 2017 - Photo-a-day
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I seem to have completely lost the honour of using Photobucket at all, but I recently sent several people a picture that I took of a poster in my village for a taxi company called "God Taxis," and commented that I had always hoped to find a way to enter heaven
. I would like to post it but maybe in a new section called Funny sightings or something
I am always spotting silly stuff , especially here in Asia, wrong spellings and funny expressions. is there a place for a thread like that?


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