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Nightingale

By Lou41
Lister 2 Ward where I work as a staff nurse. A very old ward as you can see. During the war it was used to treat the wounded soldiers. In 1942 (circa) Dame Vera Lynn came on to the ward and sang a few songs to lift their spirits.


The German soldiers next door were apparantly not invited!

The ward is apparantly haunted and a few of us (including myself) have heard unexplained noises! (especially on nights)

When I took this picture after closing the ward on a friday evening (only a short stay ward Mon - Fri) and uploaded it on to my computer, I noticed a strange 'face' in the curtain?? You might need to copy and paste it into PS the zoom in to the last bed on your left.
Let me know if you see it
comments welcome

Lou

Tags: Hospital General Nightingale Ward

Voters: Dennie, tull, debbiehardy and 11 more


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Comments


Dennie 18 260 United Kingdom
13 Oct 2005 3:49AM
I like the tone you have used on this gives it a real old feel ive enlarged it on my pc and i can see a head of a man on the curtain, but do feel it could be explained as when you go bigger it dissapears i think its like a pattern in the fabric but do agree i can see it.
Denise x
tull 19 181 United Kingdom
13 Oct 2005 5:59AM
Brilliant composition Lou,excellent tones that adds to the feel.
I tried to look for the face and resized but it was just to pixaleted.
I can fully understand this place being haunted all them poor souls that must have suffered here.

Mark.
Lou41 17 139 United Kingdom
13 Oct 2005 6:06AM
Hi Dennie thanks for your comments, i've just seen your modification pic, and noticed that you have framed an image that i had noticed before. The 'face' that i saw is immediatly left of your frame. See the larger version, cheers LOU

Thanks Mark, It might be better just to see the larger version, thaks for your comments, LOU
debbiehardy 18 363 United Kingdom
13 Oct 2005 6:56AM
Oh, nostalgia...I wish the wards were still like this to be honest. Not a thing out of place and risking the wrath of Sergeant Major Alice, our fearsome Auxiliary Nurse lol!
Couldn't see a face tho...it's the living that frighten me anyway, not the dead Wink
Lou41 17 139 United Kingdom
13 Oct 2005 7:01AM
Thanks Debbie, love my ward but unfortunatly due to the merger of two two hospitals our ward may face closure. No one knows yet (well, some one knows, but they are not telling!) so we are playing the waiting game.LOU x
Dennie 18 260 United Kingdom
13 Oct 2005 7:29AM
Ive had another look and can't say i could see the face you saw but its strange there's two there, when i re looked i had trouble seeing the one id seen the 1st time.

Have we any advances on two faces :O)Denise x
covey 17 1.7k Ireland
13 Oct 2005 7:45AM
For me there is a person lying in the second last bed on the left!

Wierd.

T.
brian1208 19 11.8k 12 United Kingdom
13 Oct 2005 8:07AM
Now that's a proper Hospital ward that is (ghost and all).

Brings back all sorts of memories and the sepia toning fits it well in my view.

(Reminds me of the one I spent several months in during the early '60s, being "repaired" after a motorcycle accident.)
User_Removed 17 32 United Kingdom
13 Oct 2005 10:19AM
Super period look to this
click
Jeff
13 Oct 2005 11:47AM
Brilliant - I like the effect and the ghost!!!

Lisa
Lou41 17 139 United Kingdom
13 Oct 2005 1:41PM
Cheers everyone for your comments, i might upload a modification pic which shows Orbs!! I took about 5 shots in total

T: Yes i can see some one lying there! God I'm on nights at the moment hope theyb don't decide to make an appearance tonight! lol
LOU
Maddie 17 2.7k 2 United Kingdom
13 Oct 2005 10:24PM
creepy lou lol
vparmar 18 7 United Kingdom
13 Oct 2005 10:57PM
excellent! like the effect
vinny
jaglin 18 6
14 Oct 2005 1:30AM
Very strange mood indeed in that photo, it really looks like a genuine old photo. V good shot,

Click
Stef
Lou41 17 139 United Kingdom
14 Oct 2005 6:12AM
thanks Maddie,vinny & Stef
Lou41 17 139 United Kingdom
14 Oct 2005 6:58AM
I've uploaded a pic in modification showing the Orbs as mentioned earlier. LOU
georg 17 4 South Africa
17 Oct 2005 4:32AM
Thank heavens I don't believe in "spooks". But I'll check anyway.
Georg
Lou41 17 139 United Kingdom
18 Oct 2005 6:35AM
thanks georg
inkarts 18 61 2
10 Nov 2005 8:24AM
Interesting treatment, and story. Regards John
Lou41 17 139 United Kingdom
11 Nov 2005 1:50AM
Thanks John

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