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Pigeons the spirits of departed dockers?

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Wednesday 24 September 2008 12.26pm
I have been told that the pigeons which gather on the old wharves around Shad Thames are the spirits of departed dockers.
Any dockers out there with memories to share?

Love Nell
Wednesday 24 September 2008 4.11pm
Neckinger Nell wrote:
I have been told that the pigeons which gather on the old wharves around Shad Thames are the spirits of departed dockers.
Any dockers out there with memories to share?

Love Nell



Does this mean the pigeons who hang out on my balcony on the Lambeth Walk the souls of pearly kings and queens?
Wednesday 24 September 2008 9.07pm
when I was at university, legend had it that the squirrels that scampered around campus represented all those students who'd failed to graduate....
Wednesday 24 September 2008 11.49pm
I thought that was the crows we have round Neckinger. Or are they Ravens? Spectacular if noisy anyway.
Thursday 25 September 2008 10.27am
And the alcholic tramps who hang around the city used to be Investment Bankers specialising in mortgage backed securities..............
Thursday 25 September 2008 11.23am
How very poetic, Thank you! Great big things aren't they?
Tuesday 30 September 2008 10.41pm
[b][/b]And the sparrows ,are they the lingering sprits ,of us kids before we grew up ,

DJM

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