Fortnightly Compet. COMMENTS # 33 - STAIRS


Aiki

Link Posted 07/01/2010 - 13:08
Welcome!

I have still not understood, may I look at this thread or not ?
Some judges do and some do not....I have noticed.
Just kick me out, when you feel the need
Aiki

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mikew

Link Posted 07/01/2010 - 13:11
I think you stay here until the first entry is made so you can clear up any misunderstandings. That was my understanding.
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Aiki

Link Posted 07/01/2010 - 13:13
OK !
Aiki

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thoughton

Link Posted 07/01/2010 - 13:16
Good theme! Now to find some interesting stairs...
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mikew

Link Posted 07/01/2010 - 13:49
May be time to go back to that house in Ludlow ...
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davidtrout

Link Posted 07/01/2010 - 14:47
Good subject Aiki. But its hard lines for anyone who is snowed up and lives in a bungalow.
David
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Aiki

Link Posted 07/01/2010 - 16:22
David, I even mentioned, that the stairs may be under the snow. It is enough, if it is somehow understandable that there should be stairs.
Even those who live in bungalo leave their beloved place sometimes, dont they ?

I am quite sure, that you are all able to find sth interesting!
And I really hope that people enter already before the last couple of days.
You were lucky, David ! Not too many last moment entries.

Mike, you said, that you want to go back Ludlow once
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mikew

Link Posted 07/01/2010 - 16:32
David I don't we're going to impress Aiki with our tales of snow and how hard it is for us

At the moment just getting to Ludlow would be interesting. I'd certainly take the Land Rover not the saloon.

Mike
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Hyram

Link Posted 07/01/2010 - 16:38
-11 on the way to work this morning, so pretty close to the weather in Estonia
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mikew

Link Posted 07/01/2010 - 16:46
I wouldn't recommend getting into a bidding war on low temperatures with an Estonian or a Canadian until you're getting around -20C

It is cold with you - we are about -3 I think. Then again I don't need to go out so I don't. But tomorrow I have to visit a client so which to take the sedate Rover 75 or the cold and manky land Rover? The LR will get me home come what may but the Rover is warm!

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Aiki

Link Posted 07/01/2010 - 17:02
Build a snowtown with lot of stairs
Ok, dont build.... I also remember your good relationship with snow. Let the children of neighbourhood do the job
Or take your wife shopping and spend that time in the shoppingcenter with the stairs
BTW, have you forgot, that you have got 13 days.

I cant announce "weather" any more. Although I thought of it some time ago
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davidtrout

Link Posted 07/01/2010 - 19:54
mikew wrote:
David I don't we're going to impress Aiki with our tales of snow and how hard it is for us

At the moment just getting to Ludlow would be interesting. I'd certainly take the Land Rover not the saloon.

Mike

If you go from Kidderminster to Ludlow I hope you take the high road via Bewdley and Cleobury Mortimer right over the top of the Clee Hills. The view will be great from the top this weather.
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Aiki

Link Posted 08/01/2010 - 08:25
Our forecast was changed. No threat of -20 any more.
Sweden and Norway are good companions to Canada. In some places it was close to -40.

I hope to see beauuuutiful pic-s from your trip, Mike (Clee Hills etc)
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mikew

Link Posted 08/01/2010 - 09:14
David - we drove back that way when we visited Ludlow and the view of Clee was great as it had a this layer of cloud that followed the contours exactly making a halo round it but once on the hill we were in the dratted cloud and saw nothing.

Spooky place Clee Hill. The village is really odd and I like to lock the doors as I drive through . I once passed a drooling madman walking down the street with an attendant sheep watching him. Local legend has it that the Clee Hill boys used to come down to Tenbury Wells for a fight and once laid siege to the police station.

Then the terrain there seems totally man made with spoil heaps and furrows everywhere making an already bleak landscape even more so. Finally there is the radar golf ball that looms. There is a huge quarry that I have never actually managed to see from the ground and worked out quarrying with the concrete building still in place.

As you say the views can be spectacular. We can see it from out house which is 20+ miles away and at night it offers the only street lights that we can see.

Aiki - I have tried beautiful shots at Clee but I can't manage it. I may go back and try again but while it's not featureless the ground is just boring and hard to make interesting. The views however are good which is why the radar station is there.

Mike
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Aiki

Link Posted 11/01/2010 - 21:44
Stairs to heaven, stairs to hell,
wide and narrow, old and new, fancy and shabby,
sad and merry, used and unused,
wellknown and unknown,
..... lots of them everywhere
pure fun

Aiki

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