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Game of bowls Readhead Park, South Shields

Bowling in the park

Is this a sign that summer is on it’s way at last?

A dry afternoon, we’ve had too much rain lately, found a number of men enjoying a game of bowls in the Readhead Park, South Shields. When I was there I noticed a few younger people playing this game, which was once described as an “old man’s sport”. Sir Francis Drake won’t have been too happy!

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Written by curly

May 20, 2007 at 12:01 am

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  1. Golly gee. That looks nice. It must be as flat as a pancake. I never saw the game played outside. I used to set pins inside when I was a kid. I still got some scars on my shins where the pins flew up and hit me. Guess St Peter will take care of them for me.

    A nice photograph. A bit chilly perhaps but still nice.

    Abraham Lincoln

    May 20, 2007 at 9:11 pm


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