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Tee Gee

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A Walk in the Sunshine
« on: June 19, 2017, 18:28:38 »
It was too hot to do anything on the allotment or in the garden today so I went for a stroll around one of our local reservoirs.

Now I know Johnny get on about his sunshine coast well I have to say I can claim I am from " Summer Wine" country aka the TV programme " Last of the Summer Wine"

(Note you can look at the photos individually or click on the slideshow icon to view them...the choice is yours)

This was today's walk;

https://www.flickr.com/photos/tee_gee/sets/72157682216042272

This was a previous walk:

https://www.flickr.com/photos/tee_gee/albums/72157672430104164


This the reason I came to this part of the world that is: I helped to build this!

https://www.flickr.com/photos/tee_gee/albums/72157669798322063

Around the village I live in:

https://www.flickr.com/photos/tee_gee/albums/72157669741026982

This is a piece of land owned and made by the village trust it cost me a £1 a year to be part owner.

https://www.flickr.com/photos/tee_gee/albums/72157667586094644

This is it a few years earlier:

https://www.flickr.com/photos/tee_gee/albums/72157670352699745

This is a local landmark that towers over my village and Huddersfield.

https://www.flickr.com/photos/tee_gee/albums/72157670212288056

This is the same walk I did today as it was in June 2013

https://www.flickr.com/photos/tee_gee/albums/72157633879775889

and finally the village trust land ten years ago.

https://www.flickr.com/photos/tee_gee/albums/72157602674076061

Now you can all say you have seen some of "The Summer Wine Country"

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Re: A Walk in the Sunshine
« Reply #1 on: June 20, 2017, 07:53:23 »
Great photos of beautiful countryside. You must be very proud to look at that dam and say "I built that!!"
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Re: A Walk in the Sunshine
« Reply #2 on: June 20, 2017, 09:30:38 »
Lovely photos TeeGee.  Thanks for sharing.
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Re: A Walk in the Sunshine
« Reply #3 on: June 20, 2017, 17:43:14 »
Beautiful photos no wonder Yorkshire is called Gods own Country
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Re: A Walk in the Sunshine
« Reply #4 on: June 20, 2017, 18:23:30 »
h yes tg my Nan told me about that program nice to see you have some sunshine  nice pics  here its all sand sea and sunshine we have whales and dolphins and seagulls as big as bears after that its just fields of wheat barley and linseed onions carrots and spuds are the main crops the farmers grow around here locally oh yes beth chatto gardens and of course you have the all the roman and military  history of colchester but its the sunshine that brings the hoards come summer thank god im out of town a little and can walk to the plots its mayhem come the kids holidays caravans mobile homes drivers all looking at the sat nav rather than the road then theres the airshow again great but the crowds  one of the strangest sights of the summer is the naked bike ride thru town not a pretty site  and then there is the mod rally  300 or so vespers buzzing across town to be honest its in my opinion one of the better ones beer festival is fantastic not so the food festival its a bit busier here than them lovely moors however would i move in a word no i love my part of the world as i know you do yours again great pics buddy keep them coming
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Re: A Walk in the Sunshine
« Reply #4 on: June 20, 2017, 18:23:30 »