umbrella

umbrella farm

101214_s95_img_0341.jpg

the day after they declared a drought it rained like a mad thing for a week (and looks like for another week).  here’s an umbrella collection at work looking like a mushroom farm.  well, a bit.

soggy wales

no sooner had we gone across the welsh border and we knew this was going to be a  wet holiday.  it was also at this point i realised that my photos weren’t going to reveal the extent of the rain, so you’ll mostly just have to take my word for it.

here is a bin with an abandoned brolly.  possibly dumped there by someone leaving the country.

080809_850_img_9908.jpg  080809_850_img_9910.jpg

various people braved the elements to walk their soggy dogs.

080809_850_img_9912.jpg

wind and rain

080115_850_img_6474.jpg

wind and rain go hand in hand, yet the umberolly rarely seems up to the job.  here are but two which failed the road test.

080115_850_img_6477.jpg

the umbrellas of belfast

071108_350d_img_7200.jpg

there were a lot of umbrellas abandoned in belfast, so there were.

071108_850_img_5682.jpg 071108_850_img_5685.jpg

the irish people i met were proud of their drizzly windy weather so i assume these brollies were abandoned with glee
 

071108_850_img_5672.jpg 071108_850_img_5674.jpg 
071108_350d_img_7172.jpg 071108_350d_img_7181.jpg