Wednesday, February 5, 2020
Midwinter iPhone Photo Parade
I did reschedule my dental appointment, you'll be glad to know. (If you're at all concerned about maintaining the health of dentists.) Fortunately this appears to be a very mild cold, so by the time I'm supposed to go next Monday I should be fine. Insha'allah, as the Arabs say.
Meanwhile, here's another collection of random photos from my iPhone!
First, the ceramics-painting studio in West Hampstead is sporting some fun wintry fox art on its front window.
Hire bikes like these have created some local controversy. They're rentals that can be left anywhere to be picked up by the next person, who locates and pays for them using an app, as I understand it. (I've never used one.) They've been a source of complaints because they're often left standing in the middle of the sidewalk and other inconvenient places. We had one parked right in front of our flat for a while, but it disappeared pretty quickly. They are colorful, I'll give them that.
Street signs anywhere near Abbey Road Studios tend to be a target for international graffiti. I see Argentina, Paris, Canada, New York City and Uruguay represented.
And who's this woman on a tiny sticker at lower left? Could it be...Lady Madonna?
In West Hampstead, a stylish reminder to remove shoes (especially polka-dotted pumps).
It's interesting that there's an entire business devoted to "nationwide mirror delivery." Talk about a niche market! Clever name, though. Very Mary Poppins.
A swanky car parked in West Hampstead. I think it's a Bentley?
I'm always on the lookout for unusual house-number plaques, like this one in South Hampstead.
And finally, another bouquet -- this one a rather motley collection of flowers left on a table at work. Sunshine makes everything better, doesn't it?