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The Ducking Stool

By cooky
Boris will be taking to his feet at mid-day and no doubt will have some well prepared excuses at the ready...

Just in case they don't wash, I found this little treasure!

Taken on the same walk as yesterday's image - thank you all for your lovely response to the icy footprints and messages have been sent.

Obviously children will be children and what fun to swing across a canal! No doubt some of you scamps would be on that swing in a heartbeat!


Tags: Canal Trees Black and white Politics Swing

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Comments


26 Jan 2022 10:01AM
me me me I'm first, I'm first!!! (but I'll leave my camera on the bank)
26 Jan 2022 10:04AM
A beautiful scene Kath,
Fred.
cooky Plus
18 6 6 United Kingdom
26 Jan 2022 10:12AM
Thank you Andy and Fred.

Knew you'd be in there Andy! Obviously not as a ducking stool!

Kath
26 Jan 2022 10:17AM
What a great use for the swing, Kath it should certainly be deployed as punishment for deception...

But, of course, with the pending war on our hands, he'll survive because it's not a good time to have a change of leader.
I think he's made a pact with Putin. (Ras-Putin) Wink

John Smile
26 Jan 2022 10:20AM
Well he was ambushed by a cake !!!!!!!!!! that is so funny !!!!!!
Beautiful mono - makes me want to swing .... (and party) GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
bliba Plus
16 1 2 Austria
26 Jan 2022 10:21AM
would love to swing on this swing WinkWinkWinkWink
Chinga Plus
11 68 3 United Kingdom
26 Jan 2022 10:22AM
Beautiful composition, fine reflections as well.
Isabel GrinGrin
cooky Plus
18 6 6 United Kingdom
26 Jan 2022 10:23AM
Thank you John and Bert. He has the luck of the devil John and if he fell off the Coop he would land in the Divvy! (Translations are available for non Northeners!)

No Bert - can't party on that swing it was minus silly degrees! Wait until it warms up!

Kath
cooky Plus
18 6 6 United Kingdom
26 Jan 2022 10:24AM
Thanks Ollie and Isabel - seems we are all in touch with our inner child!

Kath
gpimages Plus
11 79 3 England
26 Jan 2022 10:37AM
I like this one Kath. Obviously the swing takes centre stage but the lighting of your conversion works a treat.
Graham Wink
26 Jan 2022 10:42AM
Oh what fun, Kath. I tried this antic on a wide stream in wales years ago and ended up over the water, not on either bank! 😀 it was still good fun. Hope this one gets enjoyed, it looks a fine location.

Dave 🙂
mrswoolybill Plus
15 3.2k 2527 United Kingdom
26 Jan 2022 10:53AM
A tree, a rope, Boris Johnson. Don't get me started... Wink
af1 Plus
9 1 United Kingdom
26 Jan 2022 11:07AM
Nice shot and info Gromit l know a few l would love to fit on their !!!! hope all is well ...Wallace 🤪😂👍👍
26 Jan 2022 11:08AM
Loving this scene Kath.
Geoff
brian17302 Plus
10 2 13 United Kingdom
26 Jan 2022 11:16AM
Like the political theme you have created here
Great image Kath
Saastad Plus
3 16 17 Norway
26 Jan 2022 11:44AM
Lovely mono!

Arne Smile
26 Jan 2022 12:17PM
Great mono scene. Rich
TrevBatWCC Plus
14 13 19 England
26 Jan 2022 1:13PM
Oh yes, Kath! Don't think I'd risk swinging on it over icy cold water though! 😬 A fine shot, must be viewed large 😃👍🏻
Trev 😀
26 Jan 2022 2:29PM
Beautiful monochrome Kath, I really like the nice tones

Joe Smile
26 Jan 2022 2:41PM
Great capture, I'd like to see him on that seat, I don't think he would fit on it, or last long before being ducked or better still ditched!
Sylvia
Fefe Plus
10 73 41 United Kingdom
26 Jan 2022 2:56PM
At the risk of being a spoil sport.....Can I stay on the bank and give a push?
26 Jan 2022 4:25PM
Lovely image Kath. I think if Boris were to sit on that seat a lot of people would want to push him……off! 😉

Karen
adagio Plus
3 4 2 England
26 Jan 2022 4:48PM
What a wondrous sight Kath, and beautifully photographed too. with lovely reflections. Me, I'd be too much of a scaredy-cat to even think about having a go😱🤣!!!

Angela😀
saltireblue Plus
12 13.0k 82 Norway
26 Jan 2022 4:59PM
Looks like one half of a set of scales. I pity the heavier child...splosh!
capto Plus
10 7.0k 32 United Kingdom
26 Jan 2022 6:25PM
Great fun ...if you dare.Smile
ivor
JuBarney Plus
11 36 5 United Kingdom
26 Jan 2022 6:46PM
Terrific shot and great fun for the summer; not sure about now!
Ju
dudler Plus
18 1.9k 1937 England
26 Jan 2022 9:27PM
And there was me, thinking it's a swing!
DaveRyder Plus
8 6.3k 14 United Kingdom
26 Jan 2022 9:37PM
very nice B&W Kath.
Posh kids, we only had a rope.
ZenTony Plus
6 13 2 United Kingdom
26 Jan 2022 10:45PM
Such detail Kath.
The amazing LX100 II
Such composition.
The amazing Kath GrinGrin
richmowil Plus
13 484 2 England
26 Jan 2022 11:11PM
Its good Kath! ( Its all been said above)
27 Jan 2022 7:10AM
ooh yes top of the pops mono
cooky Plus
18 6 6 United Kingdom
27 Jan 2022 7:20AM
Thank you for taking the time to leave such great comments. Also all you lovely folk who have left your precious awards. I'll message you all.

Boris escaped again but that means we get longer to play on the swing! It's Saddleworth Dave, they think they're posh!

Kath

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