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Photo-a-day 254: Gold post box

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This post was published more than 5 years ago

I keep old posts on the site because I often enjoy reading old content on other people's sites. Not everything that is old is bad. It can be interesting to see how views have changed over time: for example, how my strident teenage views have mellowed and matured.

But given the age of this post, please bear in mind:

  • My views might very well have changed in the 5 years since I wrote this post. I have written some very silly things over the years, many of which I find pretty embarrassing today.
  • This post might use language in ways which I would now consider highly inappropriate or offensive.
  • Factual information might be outdated.
  • Links might be broken; embedded material might not appear properly.

Okay. Consider yourself duly warned. Read on...

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This is Josef Craig’s gold post box, celebrating the 15 year-old’s world record breaking gold medal performance in the S7 400m Freestyle. He’s certainly become something of a local hero in Jarrow – the bloke painting the postbox said that so many people had come up and told him about Joe that he felt like he knew him!

This 1,804th post was filed under: Photo-a-day 2012, .






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