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3 Different shades of the morning sky #WordlessWednesday 22

I live in the wettest part of England which means grey skies prevail on most days and sunny days, especially sunny mornings are a rarity.

Here are 3 shots of the morning sky just before the sunrise from November and December.

1. The grey sky morning.

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Same tree in different light #ThursdayTreeLove 13


The flower-laden tree on a cloudy day.

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Living next to history #WordlessWednesday 18


Craggs Row Windmill, Preston

This structure was built in 1760 and was used as a windmill to grind flour. In the 1880s, the sails were removed and its flour grinding days got over. Thereafter, it was put to a whole range of different uses. It had been an overflow prison, piano workshop, garage, cinema (during the second world war) and a merchant’s storage warehouse. It is not in use now. You can read about it here.

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A place called magic #WordlessWednesday 17



A place where the magic happens.


The kids can have fun and the parents can buy some peace for themselves, at the same time.

Linking this post with #WordlessWednesday hosted by Esha M Dutta and Natasha Sinha

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