January 2009

christmas is finally over

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i saw two signs that christmas was properly over last week.  a santa hat in a bin, and a branch less tree wandering naked in to the street.

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we’ve still got 6 christmas cards stuck to a door in our house, so it’s not quite all over for us yet

big ben in the evening

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the great thing about this time of year is that it gets dark early so i’ve been able to grab some nice evening sunlight shots like these. 

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as plane as the nose on your face

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look at this chap. despite his obvious pain he’s still smiling

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it’s only in the photo below that he looks a little bemused at his situation

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that funny round building

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this funny building is center point’s rotund cousin.  you can even see center point in the background below

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no idea what it’s called of course.  that would involve some reasearch.  ho hum

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man power for man

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probably best not to ask.  it was one of those chinese herbal shops, and i don’t think it was dodgy.


a rather fancy staircase

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apparently this was the first free standing staircase.  i can’t confirm whether that was the case.  but it’s very fancy nevertheless

the internet

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this chap is the internet.  or at least that’s what his head proclaimed. 

he looked a bit worried when i took his photo, but when i said i loved his hat he was very pleased.  and we left it at that.

perhaps he’s one of those ‘internet of people’ that we used to hear about.