This finely turned out gentleman, passing time with an old friend in the park, watching the world go by as he enjoys the autumn of his life is a cliché that I find myself fantasising about now and then. A bit worrying really as I’ve got another 25 years or so before I get there and not at all what thinking about the future is meant to be about, or is it?
more photos from Siena
How’s this for a job to be doing on a blustery October Sunday with a full flood tide running?
I know there’s worse (ask any grunt in Iraq) but you have to admire what some people are prepared to do to earn a crust. Says something about the dignity of honest labour, doesn’t it?
FYI – the ferry crosses the River Blyth in Suffolk England, saving walkers about 1.5 miles by linking Southwold and Walberswick.
Scenes like this happen every day of the week – Ferrara is a great city for open spaces and everybody cycles.
More photos of Ferrara here
Originally uploaded by 185Queens.
This delightful, small stencil (about 5″) has survived for getting on for two years now, probably because the ivy obscures it in the summer. I pass it regularly on the way to a friend’s house near to me.
I got impatient waiting for autumn to happen yesterday so I made a little bit of it in photoshop…
… it really looked like this