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Friday, 6 April 2012

Junction of Walker Lane


Behind the fence on the corner of Lumn Road and Walker Lane is a small open space.

Across Walker Lane is what used to be the Globe Inn but which has since been converted into a residential property. See the conversion underway in November 2011 and check out how the pub looked just half a decade ago.

On the right a Stott's bus can be seen heading down Lumn Road.

A contribution to Friday Fences.

13 comments:

  1. Interesting!
    I like the shadow cutting diagonally across the green.
    Happy Easter!
    Lea
    Lea's Menagerie

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  2. love the shadows. great photo. (:

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  3. Interesting color for an iron fence. I like it.

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  4. A conversion to housing seems like a good choice for a hotel that is no longer profitable.

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  5. I think this is a brilliant blog - a real historical document. But . . . I wonder if I may make a suggestion / request? Although I may be alone in this, I find it distracting that the pictures are bigger than the frame for the page. I also wonder if the quality of the pictures might be improved by posting them a little smaller?

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    1. Thanks for the comment - I suppose it depends on the size of your screen - when I started volume 2 a year ago I designed it in order to show larger photos without viewers having to click to see the full photo - there are pros and cons to all designs - having larger photos forces one to put sidebar stuff at the bottom where many people might not scroll to - I don't intend changing the format in the near future - I have had some people asking me how they can display larger photos on their own blogs - so some people obviously prefer the large format.

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  6. I saw several of these green fences when I was in Ireland...haven't seen any here in the US so far. I like the look of them...this is a nice one. I also enjoy the historical quality of your blog!

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  7. As Linda wrote, «Louis» also appreciates the historical aspect of your blog. It gives context to your photos we wouldn't otherwise know.

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  8. that looks so much like a corner in a town near me here in NJ
    red brick and there's a bus route
    and a small park
    all meeting in pretty much the same way
    small world :)

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  9. I like that 'rounded' corner...like the fence color, too.

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  10. Looks like a nice open space or mini park. I like the black decorative fence

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  11. What a fascinating post! I love getting the history of the building (my how it has changed!) and seeing a corner of your world. The fence is very interesting.

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