It is not quite red enough to be Lancastrian but I am happy to call it ‘a rambler from Manchester way’ in tribute to the old folk song (and the very old folk of Lancashire). You knew there may be a sting in the tail!
‘I am not the only one who finds this rose attractive’ she said waspishly
‘A fine crop of pink blossom on this rambler or Rosa multiflora’ he said prickly.
Photographs actually taken on 27.8.19 at Brighouse Basin on the river Calder in Yorkshire.