Tamy and I hopped off the train
on the way to Coney Island to check out Brooklyn. Most of the time
was just spent walking up and down streets checking out how the locals
lived and the stoop sales (kind of like a garage sale that you have when
you don't have any garage and just have steps out the front of your
Not sure what to say about
Brooklyn. It's a famous suburb of NY and been home to lots of famous
Hollywood stars and .... mmmm ... not sure what else. Here's a few
photos of things that caught my mobile phone camera's eye.
An advertisement about music or
something in the train station. Loved the pouty Englishmen. I
had never really thought of English guys as pouty. A bit gay looking
The local Italian
restaurant across the road holds a sport cars day where friends of the
owner display their Ferraris.
Saw an advertisement for this
magazine in a newsagent. Hilarious name and theme for a magazine.
Lovely tree filled suburban
WW1 war memorial outside a
service club or church. US soldiers used to wear the 'Tommy' style
hat to war.
Knick knacks at a market.
The doll looks like a girl from one of those little kids beauty pageants
that Americans seem to be fond of. Or maybe it's the other way
Someone else's memories .... 50
It took me a while to get my
head around buying someone else's family photos and memories. I
guess you could buy them, paste them onto a canvas, paint garish yellows
and reds over them and call it some kind of American gothic.
Someone else's 'wish you were
here' post cards.
Scary clown doll.
Subway train. With the
American flag on the side, it reminds me of the space shuttle for some
4.Soho and Greenwich,
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