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Sherriffs Way, Nottingham

Sunday 15th January 2023, 5.05pm (day 4,161)

Sherriffs Way, Nottingham, 15/1/23

It’s nice to catch a major road in that brief moment when it doesn’t have any traffic on it. Last time I was in Nottingham was August 2021, and on that day I captured a shot of Maid Marian Way, so as you can see, the local town planners are not afraid to publicise some obvious cultural icons. Doubtless there’s a Robin Way somewhere around the place, or a Hood Boulevard.

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Maid Marian Way

Wednesday 4th August 2021, 8.55am (day 3,632)

Maid Marian Way, 4/8/21

Here’s 1960s town planning for you. Build a concrete monstrosity of a street in the centre of your city, with a car park on top of it, and name it after a female character from that city’s history who was alluring enough to appeal to its most dashing hero. Maid Marian’s appeal is at least hinted at by whomever decorated the wall, but that’s scant consolation.

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View to St Ann’s, Nottingham

Tuesday 3rd August, 1.20pm (day 3,631)

View to St Ann's, Nottingham, 3/8/21

An afternoon out, and another County Top bagged; it was a decidedly urban one, that of the city of Nottingham. I thought this shot had a notable 1970s feel to it, so toned down the saturation to fit the mood. The blue plastic bag adds to the desolation. I no longer just walk in the glamorous places…

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