Saturday, 13 March 2010

Miscellaneous Monday



This is the view from my bedroom
over looking the side and back of some victorian villas
and I actually really like it


and topped by huge chimney stacks

27 comments:

  1. Oh wow, I love those chimneys.

    Admittedly a though pops into my head about the poor bugger who has to clean them.

    I end up back from head to foot as does the rest of my house every time I get the urge to stick something up mine and dislodge all the murky contents.

    The first time I did it I got rained on with desiccated dead rat corpses so while I love the exterior of them I have misgivings about the interior LOL

    Sarah, British mum to a mini Italian nationalist in deepest, darkest Lomellina.

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  2. All I can say is, Look up! Waaaaay up!

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  3. The sky is blue! It is sometimes really hard to count one's blessings during difficult times, but you have a lot of friends and we are all cheering for you!
    Best wishes!

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  4. I'm thinking you'll learn to love them. You'll be able to watch the birds that come around them - how the clouds look floating past them. I see a theme forming here. I really do.

    Change is fascinating. It gives us something different to look forward to every single day.

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  5. That is not too bad an outlook. You are really high up in the world. I think you will get used to it.

    Nuts in May

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  6. There is sunshine and beauty chez toi, ma chou! xox

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  7. I've just been catching up with the last month or so of your blog (sorry for not visiting 'tween times)and have just caught up with goings-on.
    From reading your blog, your friends are obviously there for you and there are many of us out here in blog-land thinking of you too.
    I know it won't help an awfull lot, but my thoughts are with you and I'm sure you're strong enough to get through this.
    Have you thought about investing in a paint-ball gun and a rainbow box of colours? You could have some real fun "brightening up" those chimneys!

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  8. A time and a place to plan ahead. You just got rid of all that dead space and here you are looking at new stuff!

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  9. The fire escape looks like ribbon winding down in the wind :-)

    Happy weekend.
    jj

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  10. The top photo has a wonderfully nostalgic look for me. It's very much like the view I'd see out of my parents' bedroom window from the apartment where I grew up in Montreal. It's jarringly similar. I love it.

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  11. I like it too, Saz! The picture of the fire escape in particular looks like the set of a would-be musical. All we need are youths capering about, singing about being a Jet!

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  12. I have a great NYC view from the living room of my apartment but my bedroom window faces a pigeon festooned brick wall, I envy you.
    BTW, congratulations on the smooth move. I have never risen chipper after an evening of gin, nor could I ever hope to find my dongle thingy. You are clearly a staunch character.
    XD

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  13. Hi darlin', hope mum's day did not turn out to be too traumatic for you...love the view from your window-and it is true-the spiral staircase does look as if it is straight out of Westside Story, and the chimney-don't see workmanship like that these days. Talk soon.

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  14. Absolutely charming!!!! Such character is sure to delight you each and every day! So very, very happy for you!!! Love you so very much, Janine XO

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  15. Love the bricks ... and the chimneys .. it quite interesting a view ...

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  16. As some have mentioned - Wow that's one very blue sky. Lovely.

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  17. I truly do love city scenes of that sort. Thanks for sharing it, Saz!

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  18. Yes, it's YOUR view. I like it, too.

    xo
    erin

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  19. Yes, it's YOUR view. I like it, too.

    xo
    erin

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  20. It looks like a wonderful place.

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  21. I do like that view. Steps upwards symbolising you moving upwards in terms of happiness and peace of mind.xxx

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  22. That staircase is really amazing.

    How's things?

    So glad to be back on line :)

    Sx

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  23. You cannot imagine how happy I am for you to be in your new home and can start anew, and with such pretty outlook at that! Love those chimneys!

    Hugs,
    M.

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  24. 一個人的快樂,不是因為他擁有的多,而是他計較的少。..................................................

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  25. I love the view, you could image your new place being your secret hideaway and then indoors fill it with flowers and plants xx

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  26. Santa Clause will have it too easy...

    --Terrace Crawford
    www.terracecrawford.com
    www.twitter.com/terracecrawford

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Thanks for stopping by!

Take the weight of your feet, draw up a chair and pour yourself a cuppa. Leave your troubles at the door and together we shall ride out the storms.
I will walk a while in your shoes...

Saz x