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Rubbing the “Dolly” for luck

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Children on South Shields pier

The Dolly Walk

School children enjoying the inaugural “Dolly Walk”, a two mile trip along South Shields pier to rub the “Dolly” for luck. You can read the full story – here



Written by curly

June 23, 2007 at 12:01 am

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  1. That’s local culture isn’t it


    June 23, 2007 at 3:30 am

  2. Nice picture of the kids – and they seem GENUINELY curious and interestd\ed, not putting up some pretence or bored eye-rolling!
    Enjoy the winter sun in Sydney!


    June 23, 2007 at 6:39 am

  3. The boy’s eyes express so much (as I see it): the wish to believe in it and a bit of scepticism.


    June 23, 2007 at 10:01 am

  4. such bright red hair on those kids! I wonder if the three in the foreground are siblings…


    June 25, 2007 at 2:25 pm

  5. I like the expressions on those faces and the light. The picture has a mood. Maybe because of the air blowing their hair. Somehow it looks idyllic.

    Barcelona Photoblog

    June 27, 2007 at 12:13 am

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