All entries for Sunday 02 October 2005
October 02, 2005
okay, i've finally (after almost two years) got around to uploading some of the photos from my phone. there are some more shots in the 'friends and family' and 'safari' galleries, and here are some of my favourite instances of urban grim…
The cultural centre that is Bangor
here's a couple of pictures from my delightful home town, that well-known maritime resort of good old bangor. the fact that this is one of the town's shopfronts may explain a lot about public perceptions of northern ireland.
hmm. now, a few years ago a statue was commissioned in bangor center. this statue was intended to encapsulate the true spirit of the town and its people. eagerly, we awaited the unveiling of this masterwork; only to find that it was, in fact, a statue of a man holding a pastie. i'm deadly serious.
such talk of pastry-related items leads me neatly on to…
The cultural centre that is the Midlands
no further comment necessary.
now, if you wish to experience true midlands culture, you really must come to canley, home to such luxurious boutiques as this:
to events such as this:
and to suggested cake toppings such as this, apparently an image of fred and rosemary west.
….this appears to be a photo of a meditating cat!
… Austin Powers eat your heart out!
if you look close enough you will see that this in fact a very drunk crazy woman (possibly Spanish but nationality unclear) attempting to manouver her three wheeled milkfloat-type car in her drive!!!