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More Strange Sights up North

Holy Island's 
Redundant Herring Fleet
 ~
 Boats turned up-side-down, 
now making 'shabby chic' sheds.
Recycling has been going on 
for ages here,
'make do and mend',
still smelling a bit 'fishy' though!

I was overjoyed at the sight
of these up-turned boats on the seashore, 
they are relics from the past 
adding enchantment to the island,
an atmosphere of ancient times still lingering on.


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Comments

Noelle Renee said…
Oh I love them too! They are wonderful old boats. Why they are so weathered and worn. I cannot imagine how old they are! I adore the dog in the foreground. It just makes the photo. Great sightseeing Sue! You offer us so much history we would never have known about.
Noelle x
Meri said…
The sheds are wonderful -- quirky but practical. But the adorable pup really brings a spot of joy!
Dawn Elliott said…
The boat sheds are absolutely wonderful and get my imagination going full force! And what an adorable pooch!
gemma said…
Wow! Love these photos! Still smelling a bit fishy is fantastic!!!
Carola Bartz said…
This is gorgeous, Sue. I love these beautiful sheds, even though they might be a bit "fishy". What a clever idea!

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