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leefer

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Had a bit of a sort out thought some of these were nice.

Below is a Cotswold stone wall in the recent snow.



Below is Ramsbury High Street(in Wiltshire near Hungerford).....it can be tough work getting the lorry down this road.



Below is the old pub in Ramsbury(The Crown)..



Below is a lovely picture i think of an olden thatched roof bearing the strain....Ramsbury again



Below is another lovely propert near Hungerford.



Below is an old brook near Ramsbury....the snow melts down the slopes turning a trickle into a near river!
It is a lovely spot to park up for a peacefull dinner.



Below......just checking Big Ben out on my travels around the Capital.



Below a French Hotel....complete with London bus!



Below....famous old pub on the Great West Road goin West out of London....i liked the frontage....though indoors would suit me better.



Below....a bit Wacky but this was tucked away long forgotten in a Tractor suppliers near Warwick...i love it.



Below...this was taken from an old yard i delivered to near Warwick....lovely Willow hiding the barges on the Warwick canal......also note the old brickworks on the right...many old places are dotted along the waterway where once the goods were delivered or picked up by zillions of working barges....look at the tranquil scene today betrays its once manic being.

I like this photo a lot.



All the best to you all.
 
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The pump looks as if it could still be in use to dispense RED deisel. For those who don't know, Red deisel does not have the same amount of tax so is cheaper and should only be used in Agricultural vehicles engaged in agricultural business

dave
 

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Could well be right Dave....though it would be tough to get a large vehicle close to it on thinking of where it was situated.

I will check it out if i go again.

Edit...on reflection i reckon you are right Dave.....just noticed the lock on it!
 

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I have been on a canal boat a couple of times re Birmingham Worcester canal. Really lovely going along the canal as long as you don't mind all the locks.

Chugging along watching Kingfishers dive into the water and cats trailing paws in the hopes of catching something. Very peaceful.

Lovely Warwickshire accent too.
 

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Thanks all...the Warwickshire accent with its Brummie Twang is indeed a delight.

Most counties have miles and miles of canals,a lot are well hidden these days which in a way is a good thing as they remain unspoilt.
People say that building the first railways in Britain was one of the greatest feats in recent history and no doubt it was....i would suggest that the canal network which came before was just as impressive.
 

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Thanks all...the Warwickshire accent with its Brummie Twang is indeed a delight.

Most counties have miles and miles of canals,a lot are well hidden these days which in a way is a good thing as they remain unspoilt.
People say that building the first railways in Britain was one of the greatest feats in recent history and no doubt it was....i would suggest that the canal network which came before was just as impressive.
Agree with you there Leefer ... just think of some of the aqueducts that had to be built to carry the canals across the valleys. :)
 

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