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Seated man, Portobello Road

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I spent ages watching this chap. Seeing him sit there next to the others standing and waiting for the bus made me think about how much I take my health and youth for granted.

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16th Mar 2009, 14:17   | tags:,

taniwha says:

Very nice. And now I've got Cat Steven's Portobello Road stuck in my head

16th Mar 2009, 14:31

nige says:

Oh dear, sorry about that t :)

16th Mar 2009, 16:04

the expression on his face is just fantastic. You're right, sights like this do make us realise how much we take for granted. Very nice photo.

16th Mar 2009, 16:50

Viv says:

great portrait

he'd definitely had enough!

16th Mar 2009, 17:14

Javama says:

That's a really great shot. Yes, be greatful for health and the freedom of movement. I thank God everytime I blow my own nose, let alone scratch my own ear!

16th Mar 2009, 17:39

nige says:

Thanks 'hobo, Viv & Javama. He maintained that exact expression throughout the entire period I was watching.

16th Mar 2009, 19:02

factotum says:

Great portrait, Nige. Are you still hobbling around on crutches yourself?

16th Mar 2009, 19:29

nige says:

I am facto! It's not nice, i tell you. Hopefully I'll be okay in a few days...

16th Mar 2009, 19:45

Caine says:

Wonderful portrait. I have days like that, and they aren't nice.

16th Mar 2009, 21:48

stuff says:

Thanks Caine, though it's not good to hear you feel that way.

18th Mar 2009, 00:59

Caine says:

Well, it's not all the time, and I slog on anyway. No use complaining, just have to get out there and do. I discovered today that if Matoska is on a leash and decides to run, he can easily pull me at speed (I had to run like a crazy person to keep up). I think he might find himself hooked up to a sled next winter. :D

18th Mar 2009, 01:54

Javama says:

Nige - is your leg better?

20th Mar 2009, 17:38

nige says:

Thanks GD :)

It's getting there Javama! The swelling is right down and i'm able to get my weight on it again. Thanks for asking :)

20th Mar 2009, 21:24

Javama says:

Glad to hear you are on the mend.

24th Mar 2009, 16:48

Sprocket says:

great shot

29th Mar 2009, 19:10