11/08/2009

Beautiful laundrette






On our way home from dinner the other night we passed by the local laundrette just as the sun was setting. My heart sang as I saw the forgotten pair of specs taped up in the window like that; someone somewhere must be missing their rose-tinted glasses :)

23 comments:

  1. I love these shots. Those reflections of the lettering on the windows are wonderful.

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  2. this photo series has so made my morning!
    they are fantabulous!
    you're so good.
    how's the little kicker? i think of you two often and send well wishes your way : )

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  3. its nice to spot something like that!

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  4. great pictures -I love the glasses and the letterings.
    Have a lovely day!

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  5. hihi.. hoppas ägaren ser dem(!)

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  6. I LOVE the photo with the dryers. Great work!

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  7. very whimsical - especially the rose tinted glasses :)

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  8. the glasses, the fonts, the mustard yellow machines. i love all of these so very much.

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  9. How cute! Don't see a lot of laundrettes around anymore!

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  10. thanks everyone for stopping by and saying such nice hellos!

    asphaltandair: I'm glad you liked them and thank you for your well wishes! the little kicker is kicking A LOT and doing weird rolls which sometimes make me gasp in surprise...

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  11. lovely...(oh have you seen the frear's film "my beautiful laundrette"?)

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  12. those glasses... :) and the lettering is just amazing.

    reminds me at how much time i spent in launderettes (in london, too), before i had my first washing machine. had weird and wonderful moments there. special places, they are.

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  13. I have spent many hours of my life in launderettes all over the world and have met some of the most interesting people there with great life stories. Your pictures bring back great memories.
    Thank you.

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  14. Just gorgeous, as usual! LOVE the specs taped up like that! ;) K

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  15. you have a wonderful eye for the little things :)

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  16. the forgotten specs image is great!

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  17. everytime i walk past this laundrette i cannot get over how wonderful it is - and you've captured it so beautifully with the light - makes me want to go and hang out and wash my clothes there....

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  18. la planta que cuelga arriba de los lavarropas parece una araña gigante...

    ¡Hermosas fotos!

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