The best part of Autumn, is the conkers!
You could have at least cut its head off for me.When I bimbled out for my walk this morning, in the dark and rain, this bloke was stretched across the road:
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Fifty-odd minutes later and it had been moved to the side of the road and a couple of hours later it had gone, doubtless for food and perhaps a nice pair of Italian shoes. It appears to be a reticulated python, paced out at three metres.
The location of the action where Lance - Sergeant John Baskeyfield VC of 2nd Battalion The South Staffordshire Regiment earned his decoration on 20th September 1944 in Oosterbeek.
The photo was taken last year, couldn't get over this year because of the Covid situation.
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Also agree some fine pics ... I see you to invested in an Aluminium lid for your BCB Crusader Cook Set ,,, we probably got them from the same supplier ... makes a big difference to boil time .
Yes, some guy from e-bay; great job too. I've a big 'lacky band that fits round it all and keeps it tidy.
I've had some use out of that this year and will no doubt get lots more; I spend quite a few weekends away photographing long ultramarathons (when corona' isn't stopping them) and it's great to be able to boil water for a brew or pot noodle over a long weekend in the middle of nowhere.
It's a shame they don't automatically come with one and the plastic one you can buy melts if you leave it on while boiling your water.