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Poole Quay Fireworks

July 2, 2008

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Squirrel Nutkins

Picture by Ian Kirk

Picture by Ian Kirk

The rodent with the best publicity agent, this squirrel was spotted taking advantage of the free food at Upton House near Poole.

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Boone’s

Picture by alexliivet

Picture by alexliivet

This traditional hardware and electrical shop in can be found in Poole. Behind the counter are still the racks of little wooden drawers that hold all sorts of little bits and pieces. It is filled with absolutely everything needed for knocking into walls, holding things up, catching beasties, and keeping the patio clean. Clocks to door mats, kettles and seeds.

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Star Trek

Picture by Nico Hogg

Picture by Nico Hogg

I don’t think we can claim that no one has gone there before as this advertisment by Southwest Trains would at first seem to imply.

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Parsons Barn

Picture by Joimson

Picture by Joimson

Parson’s Barn is a large sea-level cavern below the main cliff and the waves have cut arches through the base of the stacks and this results in the ghostly pealing of bells still being heard in severe gales. Locals say this eerie noise is from a ship carrying bells for a church in Poole that sank because of the crew’s blasphemy.

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Poole Quay

A short video featuring many of the famous and some of the newer attractions along Poole Quay. Including the vast Sunseeker luxury motor boat factory, the Poole Lifeboat, the Sea Music scuplture by Sir Anthony Caro, the new Baden-Powell statue, the Customs House and much more ….

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Picture by Hideyuki Kamon

Picture by Hideyuki Kamon

St Marys Church on Brownsea Island in Poole Harbour is the current religious home to the Scouting movement and serves the few residents of the island, as well as Brownsea Island Scout camp.

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