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Tuesday, 4 January 2011

Kenwood: latest views, part 3.


Another very familiar little bit of the grounds: the steps by the big old tree near the bottom of the garden, still looking much the same in Joe's recent pic above. Here's a side view:


Again, this same spot features in a few photos from 1965, including the famous one of John attempting to fly away (and let's not read too much into these things, for once):


However, looking at it from the other side, what's this? A new covered swimming pool has been built:


John was also captured on an old garden seat in this locale in 1967, appearing to stare right up it, disapprovingly:


Or something. Many thanks again go to Joe, and more to come anon.

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