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POTW - Week 26 - Mike Tustin - The Moon's a balloon

The UK has claimed the moon and caged it in Derby Cathedral.

This is infact an artwork by Luke Jerram.

Measuring seven metres (23 Ft) in diameter, At an approximate scale of 1:500,000, each centimetre of the spherical sculpture represents 5km (3.125 Miles) of the moon's surface.

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POTW Week 12 - Paul Stokes - Women's Cycle Tour

The OVO Energy Women Tour is six stages of cycling across England and Wales of the worlds elite women cyclists. The forth day (stage 4) came  through Bulkington, Bedworth and surrounding areas. This is the Peloton group coming through Bulkington. The stage was 158 km long and took  just 4 hours and 35 minutes to complete. They came and went in a flash!!

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POTW Week 11 - Rex Coleman - Audley End

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Audley End House

One of the greatest house's in early 17th century England . In about 1605-14

Thomas Howard 1st Earl of Suffolk built it on the site of the former Walden Abbey.

Robert Adam rebuilt it for Sir John Griffin in 1760 while Capability Brown remodeled the surrounding parkland.

POTW Week 10 - Paul Stokes - Porthleven

Portleven Cornwall - The quay is about 100yds long and was built to provide safety from the Altantic waves.

Unfortunately this picture was taken a reasonably low high tide. Other defences have been built to provide safety for the harbour and properties during winter storms.

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