Sky Watch? Where's the sky? It's disappeared in the fog!
Or, put it another way - the sky has come down to earth and engulfed Ashton in clouds!
Ashton is not often foggy so this view makes the tower of the Old Baths look mysterious as it fades away pointing to where the sky should be.
The photo is looking westwards along Stamford Street towards Henry Square from the junction with Bentinck Street. The scene is completely different from how it would have been a few years ago, when both sides of the street were lined with small shops. The Old Baths is the only feature that will be familiar to anyone who has not been to Ashton for a while!
See Google Aerial View of this location before the redevelopment.
See recent LiveSearch Birds Eye View of this location.
Sky Watch is the new Friday feature on this photo blog. It will link with websites all over the world with the general theme each week of looking upwards. Please take the opportunity to visit some of these other sites. I hope some new visitors have found their way here today, watching the skies!
More reflections in the rain - A contribution to Weekend Reflections. Unless stated otherwise all photos and text are © Copyright 2011 Gerald England. All rights reserved.
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