Friday, 5 July 2013

Friday Finds ~ Summer Scavenger Hunt 2013 #2

I took a trip to Shaftesbury, this afternoon, with a couple of items on the list in mind.

P10208143. City Hall, Capitol, or other similar civic building

Their town hall is rather prettier than ours and there was a craft fair on. With stalls outside as well as in, although I’m not counting it as my open air market.

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2. Theatre for performing arts

I teach my paper crafting class, in an upstairs room, at this lovely little arts centre. The Summer show is Dad’s Army, directed by my old infant teacher.

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18. Your local pub/bar, coffee house or tea shop

Not my most local cafe, but one I visit occasionally to meet a good friend. My claim to fame is meeting Angellica Bell, in the doorway, when she was filming here for the One Show last year.

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This could be a contender for something out of place, or an unintentionally funny sign. Having a sign pointing to the German municipality of Lindlar, in the middle of a Dorset town seems slightly out of place, unless you know they are twinned.

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15. A fire truck or police car

I had a lucky break and spotted a policeman parking his car, while manoeuvring my own. I whipped out my camera, while it was unoccupied. It is now an offence (since 2009) to take a photograph of a police officer on duty so I thought I’d best be quick.

That’s it for this week. I will probably capture another cafe, closer to home, and I have something in mind for the funny sign. These will be the final shots for numbers 2, 3 and 15 I imagine. That’s another 3 off the list. It’s going well so far.

Hope to see you again tomorrow evening for Stampin’ Up Saturday. If journalling (never sure if that should be one ‘l’ or two!) or ‘Smashing’ is your thing, then you might want to stop by for a special offer on some lovely new products. Just sayin’.

14 comments:

Jess said...

I never knew taking a pic of a police officer was an offence, learn something new everyday. Well done on crossing more items from the list & on upgrading to a bigger room for your class x

Abi said...

Fab finds. I didn't know that about the police car either!

My simple life said...

very pretty photos. I didnt know that about police either!

Maria Ontiveros said...

What a great bunch of finds. I especially like the theatre (we just don't have as many like that around here).
Rinda

scrappyjacky said...

Some great shots...such a lovely little theatre.

Sian said...

They don't like you taking pictures of the police round here at all. Full stop!

It's lovely to see the pretty places you see and where you take your class. It looks like an inspiring kind of place

Kirsty.A said...

Good finds. I didn't know it was an offence to photograph a police officer

Alison said...

I do love English villages especially in the summer - such pretty shops - those tea rooms look lovely in that sunny yellow! An interesting project!

Alison said...

Lovely pics Fiona...you DO live in a lovely part of England!
Alisonxx

Louise said...

very pretty photos. I too like the place where you hold your classes x

Beverly said...

Great progress and I love your police car! I may have the most but you have the cutest!!

boysmum2 said...

I remember that cute town, so nice to have a small trip down memory lane today with you, thanks

Julia said...

Some great shots and I love the place where you do your classes. So cute and pretty x

S said...

Fun shots - I'll keep in mind that maybe I need to get the police car shot on the sly.