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Tuesday, October 23, 2007

The Queen's Guard


We often see this guard dog on the flat roof at the side of The Queens.

Usually we hear before we see.

8 comments:

Jilly said...

Ah, nice one, Gerald.

fort Lauderdale Daily Photo said...

I can hear that one growl from here.

Old Wom Tigley said...

My friend Brian Hunter had the Queens for a number of years, whilst the pub was opened someone climbed up there and stole quite a bit of cash from the office.. so looks like a good idear to have a dog like that in view. I have worked in this pub for 5 different landlords in my time, the last time was when I was working the door for Brian when he was having a lot of trouble with drugs being sold.. I think it is a much quieter pub now.

smilnsigh said...

I clicked on your link. And a glorious place it is!

I'm very sure no one tries to go, where 'the queen's guard' is on duty! Not even after a lot to drink.

Mari-Nanci
Photos-City-Mine

Lynette said...

I like this photo. I think it's the perfect shot of creative problem solving in action, especially after reading Old Tom Tigley's comment.

Lori said...

He looks like he could be very fierce!

Hyderabad Daily Photo said...

For a moment I thought he is standing with his front legs on the chair and the hind legs on the table! till I clicked on the photo to see if indeed he was.

Kate said...

I thought that Mexico was the only country with roof dogs, but old wom tigley offered an explanaation that seems plausible. I take it that this is not a common practice?

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