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Todays upload is especially for Silly Sunday. When I visited the botanical gardens at Royal Victoria Park in Bath I came across this strange looking fellow taking a bath outside in full public view. It was a reasonably warm autumn day so I guess he was there to soak up some of the suns rays! He obviously likes it in the gardens as I saw him several months earlier, back in August see v3 he was doing exactly the same thing soaking in the bath whilst reading a book and enjoying a glass of white wine!Grin

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon IXUS 107
Lens:5.0 - 20.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 28.1 - 112.2 mm)
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:14 Nov 2013 - 2:47 PM
Focal Length:5mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/2.8
Aperture:f/2.8
Shutter Speed:1/250sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:80
Metering Mode:Evaluative
Flash:Auto, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Half Soaked!
Username:Glostopcat Glostopcat
Uploaded:29 Dec 2013 - 12:19 AM
Tags:Autumn, Bath spa, Botanical gardens, Humour / fun, Royal victoria park, Silly sunday
Votes:Voting Disabled
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rontear
rontear e2 Member 11rontear vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
29 Dec 2013 - 12:29 AM

Outdoor perks !! EdWink
Ron

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taggart
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29 Dec 2013 - 12:37 AM

Bathing with the vegetables! Great color!

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richmowil
richmowil e2 Member 5241 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
29 Dec 2013 - 12:42 AM

Excellent, fits Silly Sunday perfectly, Ed!! The wine glass is just tops!!

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Mollycat
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29 Dec 2013 - 1:07 AM

Silly Sunday indeed.

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mikbee
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29 Dec 2013 - 3:18 AM

It is obvious that since you saw him here back in August Ed,
and the position he is in,that the poor chap has froze to death.
I am surprised no one has given him the kiss of life !!
Mick.

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Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 3Chinga vcard United Kingdom
29 Dec 2013 - 4:37 AM

It's brilliant! Love the idea... I'd have him in my garden anytime specially because he's green!
Very well spotted... IB
PS: Great title as well! GrinGrinGrin

Last Modified By Chinga at 29 Dec 2013 - 4:37 AM

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Hermanus
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29 Dec 2013 - 4:51 AM

Shameless fella ! Great images Ed

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SimonFletch
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29 Dec 2013 - 5:01 AM

I see that you came back for a second look at the Women's Institute's 'person in a bath', Ed?
I now have to expose you as being a bit of a Voyeur - the 'fellow' you refer to is not of the male gender - but is the WI's Lady in The Bath BlushBlushBlush
I also see from V3 that you were obviously hiding away in the edible plants, to get your images of this poor lady, trying to enjoy a peaceful time with her book and glass of bubbly. Shameless..!
I am seriously concerned about your habits, Ed. A single image, hidden away in yesterday's upload - and today, no less than three... what are we to see tomorrow, one wonders? Blush Blush Blush

Simon

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CarolG
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29 Dec 2013 - 6:43 AM

A wonderful set of fun images for silly Sunday, Ed Smile Carol

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LynneJoyce
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29 Dec 2013 - 7:00 AM

And I thought that the ladies of the WI willed themselves clean whilst fully clothed! Such fun and so well taken.

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Mike_Young
29 Dec 2013 - 7:10 AM

Great stuff, I wonder if they used a live model.......any excuse to get their kit off ! Well spotted Ed

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DicksPics
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29 Dec 2013 - 8:26 AM

A wonderful set for Sunday, Ed - I hope he didn't end up with a soggy bottom!!Smile

Richard

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mrswoolybill
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29 Dec 2013 - 9:09 AM

A room with a view but some central heating issues at this time of year...
Plus if I had chard growing from my bathroom floor I would suspect rising damp...
Thanks for the laugh.
Moira

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lifesnapper
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29 Dec 2013 - 9:52 AM

Great fun Bush in Bath set Ed' Wink

John Smile

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pascalg
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29 Dec 2013 - 10:03 AM

unusual Smile

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GeorgePlatis
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29 Dec 2013 - 11:12 AM

Very creative gardener!GrinGrin
Regards,
George

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Nikonuser1
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29 Dec 2013 - 11:47 AM

A nice set of images EdSmile


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Maiwand
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29 Dec 2013 - 11:48 AM

What a fun shot Ed. Perfect for a Sunday.TongueTongueTongueTongueTongueTongueTongue
Ron

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graceland
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29 Dec 2013 - 12:58 PM

lol great find

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Irishkate
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29 Dec 2013 - 1:32 PM

Brilliant image Ed and good thinking on the part of Bath's authorities
for coming up with the idea. Glorious colours in those gardens too.
Kate GrinGrinGrin

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kathrynlouise
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29 Dec 2013 - 2:52 PM

Fabulous silly sunday images Ed. Love the autumn colours GrinGrin

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DerekL
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29 Dec 2013 - 4:19 PM

Great set of comical images Ed.

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29 Dec 2013 - 5:06 PM


Quote: A room with a view but some central heating issues at this time of year...
Plus if I had chard growing from my bathroom floor I would suspect rising damp...
Thanks for the laugh.
Moira

Perhaps the lady in the Bath is Miss Jones then Moira!Wink
Quote: I see that you came back for a second look at the Women's Institute's 'person in a bath', Ed?
I now have to expose you as being a bit of a Voyeur - the 'fellow' you refer to is not of the male gender - but is the WI's Lady in The Bath BlushBlushBlush
I also see from V3 that you were obviously hiding away in the edible plants, to get your images of this poor lady, trying to enjoy a peaceful time with her book and glass of bubbly. Shameless..!
I am seriously concerned about your habits, Ed. A single image, hidden away in yesterday's upload - and today, no less than three... what are we to see tomorrow, one wonders? Blush Blush Blush

Simon

The phrase "the pot calling the kettle black" springs to mind Simon!Grin Let me remind you of the incident around a week ago when you requested to see Cathy "Holmewood" dressed up as a saucy santa! ho ho ho!WinkGrinTongue

Many thanks to Isabel "Chinga" for the user award on this image it was a real surprise and is much appreciated, and also thanks to all those who have commented and been amused by these images, Ed

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NaturesHaven
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29 Dec 2013 - 5:21 PM

Great fun...............GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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NDODS
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29 Dec 2013 - 5:55 PM


Quote: A wonderful set for Sunday, Ed - I hope he didn't end up with a soggy bottom!!Smile

Richard

Brilliant...

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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bricurtis
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29 Dec 2013 - 8:53 PM

I expected to see you in the bath in one of the images Ed.Grin
Brian.

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ali63
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29 Dec 2013 - 9:19 PM

Great silly Sunday images Ed ,

Ali GrinGrinGrin

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JuBarney
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29 Dec 2013 - 9:53 PM

Great fun shots.
From your title I thought the lady had had too much to drink!
Ju

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Lillian
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29 Dec 2013 - 10:35 PM

By the sounds of above...I expect we will see Ed in the bath too Blush
better be watching that space huh?
a great set of images Ed..worthy of any day of the week
Lillian

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29 Dec 2013 - 10:57 PM


Quote:

Simon The phrase "the pot calling the kettle black" springs to mind Simon!Grin Let me remind you of the incident around a week ago when you requested to see Cathy "Holmewood" dressed up as a saucy santa! ho ho ho!WinkGrinTongue
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Absolutely no chance!

Loved these shots and all the comments. Cathy

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Badgerfred
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29 Dec 2013 - 11:09 PM

Super Silly Sunday captures Ed,
Fred.

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Glostopcat
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29 Dec 2013 - 11:31 PM


Quote: Simon The phrase "the pot calling the kettle black" springs to mind Simon!Grin Let me remind you of the incident around a week ago when you requested to see Cathy "Holmewood" dressed up as a saucy santa! ho ho ho!WinkGrinTongue

Absolutely no chance!

Loved these shots and all the comments. Cathy

So you won't be playing Simon says this festive season then Cathy he will be most disappointed!WinkGrin

Last Modified By Glostopcat at 29 Dec 2013 - 11:32 PM

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abeeror2
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30 Dec 2013 - 2:42 AM

LOL fantastic!

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