Monday, June 8, 2009

Liz's Birthday


I love long weekends. Who doesn't? A glorious Monday here capped off a nice Queen's birthday weekend. The Queen's actual birthday is April 21st. But no one gives a hoot. We seem to celebrate it in June. Another reason to take a day off from work I guess. The strange thing is England doesn't have a holiday for Queen's birthday. I wonder why.

It was a incredible winter day today. I woke up and felt like a long run. I ran, jogged, then ambled - all in equal proportions. I took a few pictures on the way.


Admiring the Story Bridge from coffee table point of view. Sorry about the sun, Canon!

Yea...that's mine.

Good cafe this

Just married!
A spur of the moment thing. The photographer told the couple to get on the road quickly before the traffic came in. If you remove the dudes in front, I think I took a perfect shot :D

A walkway to the Botanical Gardens.

15 comments:

  1. You should post more snaps.

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  2. Wow, you live in a beautiful place! My run's would probably be an endless array of houses, and a shopping center every now and then.

    Long weekends are awesome, my next long weekend isn't until August. Unless you count the Wednesday we get off for Canada Day!

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  3. dot, will do.

    witsnnuts, thank you :D

    foreigndesi, same here. the next public holiday is in aug. then we have a dry run till xmas! its no good.

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  4. Wow! Great photography:-)

    Wedding at the signal...Interesting:-)

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  5. Until Xmas!! No wonder they throw in the Queen's birthday!

    We have Labour Day in September, Thanksgiving in October before Christmas.

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  6. viji, thank you. the couple had extensive photo shoot at interesting locales. :)

    foreigndesi, i missed out Show Day in August. but still not enough public holidays. compared to india we have nothing :)

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  7. You seem to have a good time there buddy!!

    Keep enjoying and nice pics you have shared!!

    btw is it because Australia was under Britain? I am very poor in history :)

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  8. nirmal, thanks mate! yea australia is part of the commonwealth realm. we still bow to the queen!

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  9. I like the second photo the best!
    The colour of the water is just beautiful........

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  10. winter is my favorite season. :)

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  11. nice photos of a beautiful city.may be just for fun take photos of people going on with their life as we see in Times or Readers Digest because I know your photos have depth to them .Have you done the bridge walk and you will probably get some great views from there/keep it up.

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  12. swetha, thankoo!

    anjana, i love spring.

    chithi, i did take a few. will send them.

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  13. remove the dudes, the taillights, rear view mirrors and cars...

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