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Arrsers self taken photo collection.

ancienturion

LE
Book Reviewer
Taken yesterday while cycling around town. A still working water wheel in the town of Sulingen Lower Saxony.
I've just looked at it in any detail and blow me down! A yellow handbag is floating in the water. :clap: o_O

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Do you know if it actually drives anything or is it just free wheeling?
 

ancienturion

LE
Book Reviewer
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" 9 to 4 the field " etc.
 
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On the way to the Isle of Wight 06:30 hrs, last week.
 
Sea bird apocalypse. I could find no carcasses, just lots of feathers.
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Covid enforced visitor less, and the dock area being redeveloped, leaves her a bit sad and lonely to me. And to cap it all the world tilted sideways during the photo. HMCS Haida.
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Wor Lass had an ultra marathon cancelled by the council, due to covid; a small ultra, on-line registration, with a starting window to enable a staggered start and social distancing; more like a lonely fell race than the London marathon. Nothing indoors, all outdoors. Yet pubs are open. Makes no sense to me.

So she decided to run it today by herself. I was transport and halfway point aid station (refill her water bottles/give her a pasty).

It's 32 miles from Penarth to Ogmore-on-Sea following the South Wales coastal path; quite a pretty route, even if it does take you through Barry Island.

The end at Ogmore:

IMG_4030 by Whey-Aye-One, on Flickr

Saw this at the 18 mile point. I can't remember the name of the place so can't google what it is:

IMG_4013 by Whey-Aye-One, on Flickr

I do like the Crusader cooker; spot on for coffee and noodles (for me):

IMG_3996 by Whey-Aye-One, on Flickr
 

NSP

LE
Wor Lass had an ultra marathon cancelled by the council, due to covid; a small ultra, on-line registration, with a starting window to enable a staggered start and social distancing; more like a lonely fell race than the London marathon. Nothing indoors, all outdoors. Yet pubs are open. Makes no sense to me.
Wales also, perchance...?

What were you expecting? Wales is "governed" by Labour; the party of socialism, that well-known authoritarian dogma of ineptitude and lack of common sense and logic.
 
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NSP

LE
Thanks.

It looked like something out of a Mad Max film.

I tried to get close to it, but the sand was more like mud and it got deeper the nearer I approached, so didn't.
Bristol Channel, mate. Same on this side. We don't call it "Burnham-on-Mud" for nothing!

By the by, as I recall, The Scum used a photo of that thing as the basis for an April Fool headline about the arrival of aliens once.
 
Local Park,
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yesterday......
 

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