Hurry on sundown

I noted a couple of weeks ago on my #365daysofbiking Tumblr journal that this was the time of year to expect great sunsets. There have been some wonderful ones of late, but yesterday’s was spectacular, and by a twist of good fortune I happened to be cycling back through Wall – possibly the best place to be locally for a good sunset – when it occurred. It was certainly one of the best sunsets I’ve seen for a year or so.

From the north end of Claypit Lane, looking toward Pipe Hill. 5:43pm, Saturday, 25th February 2012.

This house in Market Lane took on a wonderful silhouette. 5:57pm, Saturday, 25th February 2012.

The copse pool at the top of Aldershawe Hill. 5:48pm, Saturday, 25th February 2012.

The driveway to Aldershaw Livery Stables, looking towards Wall Village. 5:51pm, Saturday, 25th February 2012.

Looking east toward Know;e Hill and Deans Slade. 5:42pm, Saturday, 25th February 2012.

Stunning, too, from Wall cricket pitch. 5:56pm, Saturday, 25th February 2012.

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4 Responses to Hurry on sundown

  1. Mick P says:

    Thanks Bob, I now how some superb new desktops (saved to my disk with a filename that will always credit you, I hasten to add). I’ve said it before, but I love the Google Earth GPS facility on your pics. And a bit of an early Hawkwind fan, are you?

    • Hi Mick

      Glad you like them. That’s such a special bit of Staffordshire – it has such a lot of sky, and wonderful, rolling horizons. And yes, Panoramio is great. It’s where BrownhillsBob started, really.
      Hawkwind? Only the first album. But guilty as charged: I’m a prog-loving old hippy.
      Anyone is free to use my images for non-commercial use, and a credit is always appreciated.

  2. Mick P says:

    It’s so infuriating how you can read things before posting them and only once they’re up and uneditable you spot the gaffe. Anyroad up, I’m sure you knew that I meant “I now HAVE some superb new desktops…” And disk with a K? Oh Lordy. Anyway, thanks again Bob. Sundown is long gone here so it’s off to bed.

  3. David Evans says:

    HI Bob
    super photos..much appreciated.Many thanks for sharing them

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