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This is the bridge that connects the Memorial Gardens to Stoke Poges Golf Club. How this place has changed, the green you see used to be woodland that stretched right to the fence at the top of my road. It was private property but we used to go over their with friends for night fishing. We would squeeze through a gap in the fence to get in. Then I became pregnant with first baby and suddenly I couldn't fit through any more. This place holds a lot of memories for me, sitting on the bridge as teenagers with our cheap cider and even cheaper cigarettes, messing about without a care in the world. Then the place got sold a few years ago and they destroyed the woodland to make the golf course bigger. It looks lovely, but for those of us who used to go here, we know it looked better before.
So here you have the reflections in the water and my reflection on days gone by.
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Aug 01 2012 20:48 GMT sheasoru68
Two very nice, but contrasting reflections Julie,....everything changes I guess,...and not always for the better,...
Aug 01 2012 20:54 GMT elsje323
I agree with sheasoru
Aug 01 2012 20:58 GMT hans55 PRO
everything arround us changes ..some good and some not good !!
nice reflections picture !!
Aug 01 2012 21:02 GMT Ada90
Very great reflection shot.
Aug 01 2012 21:05 GMT jomoud PRO
I think I prefer your reflections of days gone by.
Evern though this is a nice shot and entry
Aug 01 2012 21:12 GMT abojovna PRO
Beautiful comment of this nice photo! Golf courses to expand everywhere, fell trees, build fences!
Aug 01 2012 21:26 GMT annaschnitfink
What a great entry to the theme dear Julie13 and thank you for sharing your so
very special memories connected with this place!!!
Aug 01 2012 22:04 GMT clintonfolks
Fantastic.! a fave...
Aug 01 2012 23:12 GMT MargNZ
I loved your reflections of this special place Julie . I can relate to the cheap cigarettes and plonk ;) Great entry for today :))
Aug 02 2012 03:14 GMT 25barb
You will always have your memories and that is so importaint.
Progress continues and so often not for the better. Love the reflections and the angle taken
Aug 02 2012 04:38 GMT Annamaria
Always nice to visit a place with lots of memories to you, Julie!! It sure looks like a beautiful place!!
Aug 02 2012 07:39 GMT Donjames
The memories.....this is really really nice
Aug 02 2012 14:03 GMT wijnie58
WOW Thats a amazing reflection for a special place and memories, Julie..:-))
Aug 02 2012 16:52 GMT Squirrel PRO
BEAUTIFUL BRIDGE,SHOT AND ENTRY::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::
Aug 02 2012 16:53 GMT hallo
Nice capture!
Aug 02 2012 18:10 GMT peterpinhole
Beautiful entry.....sorry to hear the way it has been developed.
Aug 02 2012 22:46 GMT mellie
That is beautiful, Julie.
Oct 03 2012 13:14 GMT georgygirl2
everything is changing, its very sad