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August Miscellany and the Mellis Beer Festival, London, Norfolk and Suffolk - 31st August 2013

A round-up of some late-August miscellany, including a walk to see Chinner the retired police horse; Network Rail's trained pigeon-eating kestrel at Liverpool Street Station, a trip to Harleston and the somewhat-random Mellis Beer Festival

next album: Stradbroke Classic Car Show, Suffolk - 7th September 2013
previous album: A Bit More Steam, Bressingham Steam Museum, Norfolk - 26th August 2013

Harry - Baby Gabey - stumps along the edge of the field

Fred gives Chinner a pat on the cheek

Harry and Fred poke Chinner

Harry and Isobel

The two new wind turbines loom over the skyline

At Liverpool Street Station, there's a pigeon problem

The pigeon-eating kestrel/hawk gets ready for a mission

Two balloons float over Thrandeston

Harleston High Street

The twon hall clock tower, Harleston

Harry waits for something to eat in a Café

A gnome in a chimney pot

Crowds sit around in the gathering dusk in Mellis

One of the bands does its thing

The Boy Phil, Paul and Isobel in the Mellis Railway Tavern

Beer drinkers mill around

Mervyn Lambert's unusual take on portable-toilet signage

A rather stunning re-glazed K6 phone box on Mellis Common

K6 phone box with stained glass windowd

Marc gets his hug on

Following an altercation with a crazy woman, The Boy Phil and Marc have to fix Phil's bike

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Harry - Baby Gabey - stumps along the edge of the field