Sunday 7th October 2018, 12.20pm (day 2,600)
The browns of autumn…. Only, there is no plant life in sight. The world is still browning up, though. (Or is it browning down.)
From King Street, Manchester yesterday to the King’s Road, London. A street in which the glamorous come to shop and be seen, but their thunder was stolen temporarily this afternoon by this bubble car which got a lot of attention. Very few cars have been the subject of photos on this blog but I’ll make an exception here. The pic doesn’t really show the dog sitting in the back seat (a great additional touch), but I like it because of the sign in the background above the rather bemused guy on the pavement.
As had grown on a car bonnet (hood) today — and note the time. This was the coldest day of 2014 I think.
Mind you I still haven’t actually touched snow since 21st January 2013, immediately prior to my trip to Australia. Saw it at a distance on 4th February this year, but only that one time, and it’s not been underfoot again yet.
I like the mistiness of this shot caused by the high-pressure jet. Also that this guy seems to manage to still look quite cool even in wellington boots.
I know this is a poor photo in almost every way but it does sum up my day. Here I am in one of the world’s great cities and I sit working in one room, then get a ride to another room where I sit working, then get a ride home, have dinner and go to bed. I am offered the merest glimpses of the architecture, culture, nightlife, all these other things to enjoy. This, for instance, is a tower of the Novodevichy convent, certainly one of the most beautiful buildings in this city, glimpsed as I got my taxi back to the hotel. Well, I’m having the afternoon off tomorrow, hopefully more will be seen of Moscow then.