July 2005

tipperary

it’s a long way to tipperary, but if you do go you should look out for this dog sign. a standard north european dog picture, but with some nice local information around it.
i like the way it makes it clear it’s addressed to the dog owners rather than the dogs themselves.
this photo was sent to me by Jenny (a great artist – check out her webpage).
She says “Here’s one from a B&B in Ireland – the woman who ran the place was very stern, and one of the other patrons nicknamed her “The Warden” — this is a sign out front of the property”

underground excitement

i saw this spectacle this morning which had no news interest. it was simply a fire scare or something.
i liked how this sign says “there is a good service on all lines” then also says “emergency. do not enter”.

but there quite a lot of firemen about (you can see them on the road if you click the picture)

and a red fire-engine and some red buses

live8 after

we saw it before, now see it after

zoomy inny:

and here’s another one from Hyde Park the next day:

mmmm. new camera

i feel like such a grown up. just got a Canon EOS350D for non-everyday photography. delicious.
now i’ve got to learn about proper photography and looking down the little hole instead of the telly thing on the back.
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milk shake

here’s a milk drink in the same place as the champagne a few days earlier.

no spitting

this isn’t a slippery floor sign as such, but if people did spit then it would be slippery so i think it counts.
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door

sound advice

whilst playing in the band on sunday morning i looked across at our sound man and noticed he had a line of kids lined up observing his every move.
i suspect it was some kind of masterclass for the next generation of PA operators. average age was about 6 i think so plenty of opportunity for them to get the hang of it !
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awared winning cake


i woke up this morning to the smell of chocolate cake being cooked. it was esther baking a cake for her school fete.
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esther did all the cooking herself and it won first prize for the best cake. it tasted absolutely fantastic so no wonder it won.
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kezzy on a sea-saw

the sea’s a liquid so why does it need a saw ?
broken joke requring punchline: why did the sea saw ?
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