one day at a time

day 128: sometimes size matters

sometimes size matters © Verena Fischer 2011

sometimes size matters © Verena Fischer 2011

On Saturday I went to Butlers to buy a few more mugs and bowls. I always liked these colourful mugs, but back when I had a flat in Düsseldorf I already had enough of such things, so that I had no space for them at all. Now I finally had a reason to buy them and Ezequiel likes them too. It’s an old bad habit of mine to buy too much stuff for the kitchen. It actually runs in the family, my mum also has lots of stuff for the kitchen she doesn’t really need or use. And there is definitely some more cupboard space in my kitchen for me to not restrain that habit!

On the way to Butlers I walked past the Institut Francais where I saw this boy having some fun. I looked around to locate his parents, but I think they were just standing having a chat nearby. The boy took his time to climb up there, almost fell over in the process, but in the end he managed and darted along the side of the building. If he had been any bigger, he wouldn’t have fit on there.

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8 responses

  1. Madelaine

    Love this shot but I think always size matters : )

    December 19, 2011 at 6:41 pm

  2. You can tell he’s having a lot of fun –
    nice capture, Ms. F!

    December 19, 2011 at 7:03 pm

  3. I´m glad to see colors in your picture today! 🙂 nice!

    December 19, 2011 at 7:22 pm

  4. This is a terrific photo. You captured the boy playing and enjoying himself perfectly!

    December 19, 2011 at 8:41 pm

  5. obrienspix

    Love this shot.

    December 19, 2011 at 10:42 pm

  6. I also have a lot of kitchen stuff. Kitchen, stationery and book shops are my weakness! Great picture too 🙂

    December 20, 2011 at 3:39 pm

  7. I’m mesmerized by this photograph because my eyes can not stand still, the fallen chalk board, the cold street-scape juxtaposed with the nice warm light of the gallery interior, the reflection of xmas lights in trees and the building across the street. Is that a Malboro sign reflected in the window?

    December 21, 2011 at 3:25 pm

  8. The little boy is lost in his own little world…a great street scene! Well done!

    December 28, 2011 at 4:45 am

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