Friday, 26 December 2008

The pleasure of living in a northern clime - # 08/293

Bright river, bright party, grey day. Tea for three by the river Thames in Richmond at Christmas.

8 comments:

  1. I love these people talking scenes, and I wish we could do this for a daily photo theme. I should probably suggest it. Where is the dog that belongs to the blue dish??

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  2. At first I thought 'Those Brits are tough' and then I realised how beautiful it all is, even tho it might be a bit chilly. The river is fabulous, of course, but I love the surface of the pathway (or whatever it is) - seemed natural, not concrete or even gravel - and a massive tree to sit under and a good ol' British cup of tea - good company and warm woolly hats - yes please! Here we have a raging wind - plants, cushions flying around the terrace and because of the fierce wind it feels v. cold. Anyway...nice photo and yes, where is the dog?

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  3. An image like this could be so sad, yet this one not at all. I guess it is because you have included evidence that other people come and go and this is just a frozen moment (sorry!).

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  4. Of course I thought this little scene could be Paris until you mentioned the tea. In Paris we would be swilling wine of course or maybe some bubbly. It is a nicely composed photo and an interesting one to look all around. I find yours are often like that. Glad your weather has improved a titch.
    V

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  5. I guess you British would never give up the tea tradition, whatever the weather or temperature? Inside would perhaps have been nicer?

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  6. Hello from Brazil!
    Congratulations for your wonderful pics! They make me feel nostalgic about the year I spent in Richmond: the place I will always keep in my heart!
    Your pics translate exactly the atmosphere of the charmiest place in London!
    I worked @ The White Cross (Riverside X Waterlane)... if you have the choice, please take this pic: this pub has the most amazing fireplace i've ever seen... it's under a window! If you visit the pub, say hello to Alex n' Debbie for me, please! They're the manager there! ;)

    Cheers!

    gui

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