Undiscovered gems: Number 5…….Simon Zonenblick

Posted: October 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

A great blog again from John Foggin about a good friend of mine Simon Zonenblick who is a very talented writer as you will see when you read the blog.

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There’s lots of roads that I like in Britain. I like the one along the Tay , through Dundee to Broughty Ferry….two great bridges as a bonus; I love bridges. I like the great sculptural sweep of the M74 up to and beyond Beattock summit. I like the single track from the Gaellic College over the hill to Achnacloich on Skye. I like the Newbury bypass and Beacon Hill. But there’s a special place in my heart for this stretch of the M62, the dam on the left, the farmhouse islanded between the two carriageways because the farmer wouldn’t budge when they built the motorway, the great single arch of the bridge by Scammonden where the motorway runs along the top of the dam wall. I love it specially at night, preferably in winter, with frost on the whaleback moors, a misted moon, and hundreds of small bright lights in…

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