Uphill Struggle

By woolybill1
Oli&Joe's was formerly the Fox and Hounds. Whether the new restaurant has ever served a meal I doubt, for the building work was only completed as the pandemic took hold.

Thanks to Bob, Viola and Ollie for treasured Awards yesterday and to everyone who voted and commented. All very much appreciated.

Thanks for looking 😁

Tags: Street photography People Black and white Mobile phone Mobile Monday

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Comments


5 Apr 2021 8:13AM
I love this, but I think you should sneak down there with a tin of paint in the dead of night and insert the apostrophe.
5 Apr 2021 8:23AM
Great shot, Bill.

JohnSmile
kaybee Plus
17 7.9k 26 Scotland
5 Apr 2021 8:34AM
Oh my aching back...
saltireblue Plus
11 12.2k 76 Norway
5 Apr 2021 8:40AM
When he gets home he's going to adapt an electric motor to fit that barrow...
He's eyeing up the restaurant, wishing it was still a pub so could pop in for a quick one before continuing his uphill struggle.
cats_123 Plus
17 5.1k 30 Northern Ireland
5 Apr 2021 8:41AM
Just going down the Offy love! 🤣🤣🤣
DaveRyder Plus
7 5.7k 13 United Kingdom
5 Apr 2021 9:26AM
Think I might listen to Dvoraks' New World symphony while viewing.
Nicely done Bill
5 Apr 2021 9:30AM
very metaphorical
great tones, too
jacomes Plus
6 28 41 Portugal
5 Apr 2021 9:40AM
Nicely seen Bill. Harder work getting to his allotment than when he's there!
James
ZenTony Plus
5 8 1 United Kingdom
5 Apr 2021 9:47AM
That is a corker Bill. I feel his aching back !
Tony
franken Plus
19 5.3k 4 United Kingdom
5 Apr 2021 9:52AM
I can relate to that, Bill.

Very good.
Nigel_NZ 16 26 2 New Zealand
5 Apr 2021 10:54AM
Poor fellow doesn't have an electric wheelbarrow, I kid you not, they are available. And I can't remember, but have been told on numerous occasions that I have been transported home in a wheelbarrow, well, you know how things get out of order when you where young.
Neat image of a place going no where.
clevercloggs Plus
17 251 15 Netherlands
5 Apr 2021 11:06AM
hmmm....Oli&joes.... I wonder if that refer to olives and Joe, the proprietor....
alas we may never know..
let's face it... not the most inviting name for an italian restaurant..
Robert
Superb picture Bill! I can feel my back aching just looking at it..
Viola
chase Plus
16 2.2k 583 England
5 Apr 2021 11:42AM
Well, it will be easier going down at least Wink
TrevBatWCC Plus
13 13 19 England
5 Apr 2021 12:16PM
Another pub bites the dust! A few years back my local was turned into a Tesco Express. This Covid business isn't helping with their survival either 😳 Think Malc's idea sounds good, fitting an electric motor! 😃👍
Trev 😀
mistere Plus
8 9 4 England
5 Apr 2021 12:20PM
That's a huge strimmer he's got in his wheel barrow, his allotment must have been seriously overgrown. Smile
Nicely spotted Bill, or were you just hanging around waiting for someone with a wheelbarrow.
dudler Plus
18 1.7k 1879 England
5 Apr 2021 12:24PM
At first glance, I read that as OLD Joe's: complete with the man himself in front...
cooky Plus
17 6 5 United Kingdom
5 Apr 2021 12:31PM
Excellent capture Bill and thought he might have built the wall and been admiring his handy work!

Hopefully it will have a better fate than it's predecessor!

Kath
dark_lord Plus
17 2.8k 784 England
5 Apr 2021 1:51PM
Very apt, though have you ever heard f a downhill struggle Smile
Joline Plus
15 37 59 United States
5 Apr 2021 2:00PM
A good expression of the times.
mac Plus
20 13 Scotland
5 Apr 2021 2:20PM
An uphill struggle, but makes for a great title and image!
Ian
Chinga Plus
10 3 2 United Kingdom
5 Apr 2021 9:21PM
Lovely composition, very well seen...
Isabel GrinGrinGrin

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