Daily Prompt: Baby

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I saw these baby-sized home-made statues standing together on the water-side of the towpath of the River Lea, placed carefully between two moored boats looking out over the river towards the old Olympic Stadium in East LondonΒ  – they’re only about a foot high, but nevertheless caught my eye so I happily hunkered down next to them and captured them for posterity… πŸ™‚

Daily Prompt: BabyΒ 

One Word Photo Challenge: Child

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I haven’tΒ  joined in with this challenge for a while, so thought I’d have a go this week with these images of children playing in and around one small part of an extensive open-space ground-level water-feature fountain at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in Stratford, East London.

When switched off, all that is visible is a series of darker curvy outlines dotted with circular gratings set flush to the ground – and rather than being released at a constant pressure, the water comes and goes at varying heights at seemingly random times, which causes squeals of delight as an excited anticipation rises along with the height of the suddenly squirting water plumes – what fun!Β  πŸ™‚

One Word Photo Challenge: Child

Daily Prompt: City

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Cities are inevitably made up of a rush of buildings, busy streets and railway tracks, but in many places there are also quieter urban waterways wending their way along in the background, if you know where to look, embracing a far slower pace of life.

Everyone knows the magnificent River Thames flows right through the middle of London, but there are still many other smaller tributary rivers joining it along the way.

The River Lea waterways pass by and through the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in Stratford, East London, and a walk along the towpath here feels a world away from the hustle and bustle going on all around πŸ™‚

Daily Prompt: City