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Decent weather on Friday had me out and about in my neighbourhood with the Fuji in hand, and just down the road from me is Wardley Colliery, a disused coal mine opened in 1855 and closed down in 1974. It’s now a place for graffiti artists to practice their stuff, and a permanent reminder of the demise of one of the great industries of the North.

The Colliery from the path.

The Colliery from the path.

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Whilst wandering around I came across a young chap and his paint cans, of course taking his photo would not have been OK but he let me take a picture of what he had been doing..

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not sure what it says, but then I’m probably too old to understand. 🙂

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laters gaters

😉

14 comments on “The Sunday Fraggle report~ Part 1

  1. frptlady says:

    Amazing how we r an ocean apart and our cities are so much alike. Great shots Fraggy. U make me want to start blogging again 😉

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    1. thank you my friend xx

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  2. Chapeau! Awesome photos. I think you and the X-T1 are playing a beautiful melody of outstanding photography. That is exactly my kind of music. Can’t wait for part 2. Keep on rocking, lady. Just listening to U2. I think your images and this music… 😉

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    1. theanks Reinhold I am still on the learning curve so hopefully will improve yet.

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  3. Francis.R. says:

    Bah, I’m not going to fall in your trick. It’s pretty obvious that you’re the famous graffiti artist “graffitirocking” and you’re just photographing your oeuvre. Just kidding 😉
    So many colors, but curiously my favorite one is the portrait of the bicycle corpse, the way you captured it with the light looks like a sculpture.

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    1. Hehe graffitirocking indeed, I have no talent with cans of spray paint I’m afraid, thanks for liking the bicycle corpse, I like that one too.

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  4. PAMO says:

    LOVE THIS! You’ve captured it beautifully!!!

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  5. steviegill says:

    Some really great shots. I love the vibe of some of these old industrial buildings; for some reason rust and decay is really photogenic. Some nice graffiti too.

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    1. Cheers am lucky to have it 5 mins away.

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  6. Jay says:

    goddamn your shots are arrestng

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    1. thanks, I try 🙂

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  7. MarySmyth says:

    WOW, love the artwork! I feel like I’m standing right there – great work.

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    1. thanks Mary, it makes up for not having porches 😉

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