Thursday, November 05, 2009

Skywatching for Mandy


The Tree of Remembrance is a sculpture in Piccadilly Gardens.

It was commissioned by Manchester City Council in memory of the City's Civilian War Dead 1940-1945, and created by Wolfgang Buttress & Fiona Heron in May 2005.

Looking up, as a bird flys by, I remember an old friend Mandy Smith who has recently gone into a hospice. She was a regular reviewer for New Hope International Review.

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8 comments:

  1. What an incredible and interesting shot, Gerald! Lovely skies and I'm sure that you're enjoying them!

    Have a great weekend!

    Sylvia

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  2. That is such an interesting sculpture. I hadn't heard of it before. Thanks for sharing.

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  3. This is an interesting perspective. Thanks for sharing the history and the picture.

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  4. The sky is great...not decided about the sculpture...not quite to my taste.

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  5. It is a cool sculpture and a great sky photo.

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  6. I like the idea of a tree of remembrance. Interesting history. Nice how you captured the flying bird, too.

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