April 2008

it’s a man thing

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the cost of spending a penny in brussels seems to be about 40 euro cents.  this one was quite nice, despite the rather intrusive signage.

london eye and balloons

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usual story – took a few pictures then couldn’t decide which one i like best !  i like the curve on the second one, but somehow the first one seems more ‘comfortable’.  dunno. what do you think ?

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artist’s bollard

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this is an arty home made bollard in an art expo.  what more could you wish for ?

mannequin pis

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mannquin pis is a long time friend of funkypancake (i’d suggest you’d look in the categories archive, but they are rather deaded at the moment)

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as usual people gathered to photograph the spectacle of a weeing statue

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and there’s a classic collection of mannequin pis related paraphenalia

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but watch out for the camera security

proud parents

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esther did a two day orchestra school thing over the weekend which culminated in a concert yesterday afternoon. as usual every parent became a private archivist and we all enjoyed the concert through our own glass telescopes.

adam green and soko

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in a rare moment of coordination i managed to get tickets to see Adam Green when i was in brussels.  he was totally excellent. video of a single is here

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these blurry photos pretty much sum up the gig.

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i managed to capture the last few songs from the support act soko who were also bizarrely excellent.  They sang this song which is lovely. 

And you can listen to more here (lyrically probably not safe for work)

there’s a chap on the roof

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above and below

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here’s a chap standing on the top of one of the balls

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he was up there removing fireworks which had been launched the evening before

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i spotted him out the window and watched as he took an SLR camera from out of his cardigan to grab some pictures.  honestly, what kind of person takes an SLR to work just so they can grab the odd fantastic shot.  cough.

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a selection of austrian dog signs

i’ve been in belgium for a couple of days but am back. 
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to celebrate here is a medley of dog photo signs i took when i was in vienna nearly two years ago i never got round to posting !

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i’ve no idea if this last one is a dog related sign, but it had the same word on it as one of the other dog signs above.

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dogs

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