Wednesday, 23 July 2014

Big Tree Memorial Stone


The inscription on the stone at the Big Tree Memorial reads:

"BIG TREE"
REMEMBERING SACRIFICES MADE
IN THE NORTHERN IRELAND AND
FALKLANDS CONFLICTS
UNVEILED BY
EARL KITCHENER
OF KHARTOUM
APRIL 1983.

See how the Big Tree looked in 1983 on Old Hyde.

See how the Big Tree looked in 2007 on Hyde Daily Photo Vol. 1.

See how the Big Tree looks in 2014 on Hyde Daily Photo Vol. 2.

A contribution to signs, signs.

Friday, 18 July 2014

The rook and the starling


These two brave birds were foraging on Market Place but shifted quickly as soon as a car approached.

See where the rook went on Hyde Daily Photo.

A contribution to
Saturday Critters;
I'd rather b birdin;
Shadow Shot Sunday;
Camera Critters.

Thursday, 17 July 2014

Sustrans sign near Stockport Road


One and half miles to Godley or one mile to Apethorn reads the Fossil Tree design Sustrans' milepost near Stockport Road on National Cycle Network route 62.

For more information and a wider view see Hyde Daily Photo.

A contribution to signs, signs.

Tuesday, 15 July 2014

Lumn Road Grass Triangle


In the 1980s there were three trees here - see the Hydonian blog - but now there are only two.

Next to the phonebox is a postbox which can be seen more clearly on Hyde Daily Photo.

A contribution to Our World Tuesday.
Unless otherwise stated, all photographs on this site are copyright © 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 Gerald England. In most cases, clicking on the photograph will reveal a larger-sized image.

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