Wednesday, 1 August 2012

Caught by the river

Top - Gap, a few years ago
Skirt - Jumble sale, vintage Dorothy Perkins
Shoes - UO, a couple of years ago
Bag - Charity shop

Well summer is getting along, and I don't really know where I've been. The sun has barely been present but summer feels like more of an attitude than anything else. Being in London as I am, there is of course the Olympics going on, and on Saturday I got a little taste of it all, with the cycling event route going right past my front door pretty much. There was even a giant Wenlock mascot for us to take photos with. I didn't get any photos of the cyclists (they are pretty fast) but the one of the crowd sums up the general atmosphere. One of the best parts was actually all the police going past on their bikes, doing regal waves and high-fiving the crowd. The festive atmosphere lasted all day as the circular route meant they passed back through in the afternoon. Whilst waiting for them we went over the river for some art supplies, and a very quick photo by the Thames. I would quite like to visit the Olympic park, but no tickets for me. Has anyone else been?


  1. I really like these photos!!
    Great post ^^
    Your blog is so cute. Loved it!


  2. Ha, I was watching the cycling and wondering what the people who lived on the houses on the route thought of it all - that's amazing that you live so close to it! I was quite dismissive about the whole olympic thing before it started, but now I'm cross with myself for not getting any tickets! Lovely outfit, as always – especially like the skirt!

  3. The closest I got to the Olympics when they were in Vancouver was watching the torch go through a neighbourhood near my house. The atmosphere is kind of catching, isn't it? I really like that skirt by the way, perfectly easy and breezy for summer.