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Slip Slidin' Away

Coast defence, WWll pillbox

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I wouldn't get in the way of that slide... great b/w pic!
Oh dear! Great documentation of what is sure to be a continued, slow deterioration
Great picture in B&W John... it may have been strong enough to stop a bomb... but the sea has all the power....petersmile
to my eyes this is an unusual find. great shot and the porous look is great in b/w
  • Chris
  • England
  • 8 Nov 2013, 06:47
The impermanence of anything, including fortifications, just shows nothing can challenge the sea
  • Ginnie
  • Netherlands
  • 8 Nov 2013, 07:35
Wouldn't be nice if one day all vestiges of war slipped into the sea to be gone forever! Very powerful image, John.
  • gutteridge
  • where latitude and attitude meet
  • 8 Nov 2013, 07:46
Whoops, looks like the public loos have had it John.
John Prior: No doubt it could still serves that purpose, if you don't fall over, and it gets flushed by the sea at high tide, now that's what I call a convenience.
  • Mary MacADNski
  • Beautiful Prince Edward Island, Canada
  • 8 Nov 2013, 10:36
What a find! Excellent photo too.
Well it served its purpose, John,now it can just slip away....Good shot,by the way,it suits b/w.
I guess there are a lot of these still about on our eastern and southern coasts.
Oh my gosh... a perfect title for this great catch.
Great song.....picture ain't bad eitherwink

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