Tuesday, 24 August 2010

Mystery location


I received two canal-themed cards for my birthday last month. One was a charming painting of Cropredy (which I would not have recognised if it hadn't been written on the back, to be honest, but that might just be me), and the other one was presented simply as a generic boaty scene. But where is it? It certainly looks as if it could be Little Venice, but I am intrigued by the fact that there are loads of small boats gathered there, as if for a rally or festival. But on the other hand they don't look exactly trailable so that rules out an unconnected waterway. Answers on the proverbial postcard....

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  1. Hi Sarah,
    Yes I agree, it is Lisson Grove between Little Venice and the tunnel.

    The boats are "normal" length (well 50 -60ft)its just the telephoto lens foreshortening them.

    Paul (Capricorn)
    Paul

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  2. Hi Sarah
    Looks like you need a refresher trip on Tarporley :)
    Its definitely Blomfield Road moorings taken from Warwick Avenue Bridge looking towards the tunnel. Most of those boats are still there.
    It was not that sunny this morning though!

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  3. Whoops - I got the location right but called the road the wrong name (honest!)
    Paul

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  4. I received that card for my birthday last year!

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