The Gallery: April

>> Wednesday, 4 May 2011

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So, the prompt for this week's gallery is 'April'. Oh, how I would love to show you photographs of Union Jacks flying and street parties a-plenty. Sadly, I was in Moscow last week (and seldom have I felt further away from home), so I don't have any shots like that use. Instead, here are 3 photographs showing the beginning, middle, and end of April - Moscow styley.





















10 comments:

About Last Weekend 4 May 2011 at 10:44  

Wow, that looks really cold, but I guess there's a few flags flying. In fact when I was just in London yesterday it was sunny but cold, if that's any help. Everyone was wearing shorts and bare legs and were freezing!

Herding Cats 4 May 2011 at 11:03  

Wow. How very difficult to the April we experienced here in the UK.

mumsarcade 4 May 2011 at 14:06  

yes, I can imagine this was the worst April to be away from home.
Striking pics though.
My try is over at http://gigglingatitall.blogspot.com

MsCaroline 4 May 2011 at 14:47  

Cold, yes, but such a unique experience. If you had to miss the festivities, at least you had an interesting reason.

planb 4 May 2011 at 15:08  

Those are fab. I'm feeling rather nostalgic.

Oddly I was in Moscow when last week's groom's mother died. It was a very odd experience, because of course it was all over the tv there too, but, as you say, very isolating and I felt very far from home. (They did have a little memorial thing in BHS though, which I still find (inappropriately) amusing).

Merry 4 May 2011 at 15:27  

That's somewhere I would very much like to visit, I must admit. Unfortunate you can't get there by boat, given my aeroplane issues!

Potty Mummy 4 May 2011 at 17:36  

ALW, actually it was quite warm when I took the last photo (relatively speaking, I suppose...)

HC - don't I know it!

MA, thanks. Will see you (metaphorically speaking) later!

MsC, I guess so. (Droops sadly over computer...)

PlanB, BHS, really? How very Moscow!

Merry - but you CAN get there by bus and train. It just takes a while...

Trish @ Mum's Gone to... 4 May 2011 at 20:20  

I had to click on your post as the first photo, very small in Google reader, looked like a small white willy. How one can mistake a footprint for genitalia, I have no idea, but I must make an appointment for the optician asap!

Him Up North 4 May 2011 at 21:26  

Quite a set of contrasts! Nice pics.

Mari's World 4 May 2011 at 21:46  

Sorry to hear you were feeling so nostalgic, your photos are lovely but brrr - hope the warm weather comes soon

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