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A spot of reflection.

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A spot of reflection.

23 May 2014 9:48PM   Views : 573 Unique : 427

Whilst reviewing the shots I have taken this week this one stood out for various reasons.

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In the week when the Chelsea flower show has graced our screens this garden caught my eye, not on the screen but on a walk. it is in fact part of the local British Legion that Nature itself has planted and tended. Ivy, nettles, elderberry, and other wild plants have combined to create a surprisingly pleasing image. The once proud building peers out with a single eye as it pleads not to be forgotten much like the Legion itself. With a dwindling and ageing membership no one has the time to care for the building as they once did. The culture of comradeship, fellowship and social interaction continues to shrink, made evident by the closing of public houses and social clubs alike.

Are we all too busy feathering and tending our own nests to care where we once cared so much. Sad

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JawDborn 11 1.3k 1 England
25 May 2014 12:57AM
By all reports, social interaction between real people is declining rapidly. Many Youngsters don 't go out and play as we used to when we were kiDs. Hooked on computers . I was hardly ever in the house.
25 years ago Sue and I went to a pub in Gloucester. Heaving, full of people enjoying themselves. Two years ago we went by this pub at 10 pm. One person there- outside on a mobile phone. Beer is too expensive cf wine. I used to pay 1/9 a pint!

Jack
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