Weekly Photo Challenge: Monochromatic

Cleethorpes Lincolnshire

Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire, UK

Cleethorpes is not a glamorous place

You’ll never see a famous face

No swanky yachts or cruise ships here

No sipping champagne just swilling beer

But in the morning with the early tide

It’s a place to go and photograph with pride.

7 responses to “Weekly Photo Challenge: Monochromatic

  1. That silver sea is really quite something. Great shot. Tell me you took it.

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  2. Yes John, all my own work!

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  3. Cleethorpes is where Grimsby Town play football, so theoretically, with a bit of luck in the draw for the FA Cup, Manchester United might be there next January. You’ve got a couple of rhymes for “Rooney” but “van Gaal”?

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    • I am not sure Cleethorpes could cope with all of those MU supporters.
      I am a Leicester fan, this time last year I was in Turkey and I went to a bar to watch city play united. When I arrived things were going badly, Leicester 1, Manchester 3 and some rowdy United fans were celebrating already and punching the air in ecstasy and in anticipation of more goals. I sat down discreetly to watch the slaughter. Suddenly, Leicester 2, Manchester 3 – Leicester 3, Manchester 3 – Leicester 4, Manchester 3 and finally Leicester 5, Manchester 3 – The very satisfying final score.

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  4. Nice shot, Andrew! Your poem? I’m impressed! Good old Cleethropes 🙂

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  5. Ooops-sorry for mis-typing 😦

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