Keep smiling

By mrswoolybill
A sign for our times. I like the fact that the umbrellas hang over the Monsoon store.
Thanks for looking,

Tags: Street photography Photo journalism Street Durham Black and white Umbrellas Coronavirus diary

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bliba Plus
17 1 2 Austria
7 Oct 2020 7:49AM
sign of times - very well recorded WinkWinkWink
mrswoolybill Plus
16 3.6k 2575 United Kingdom
7 Oct 2020 7:51AM
Thanks Ollie!
franken Plus
20 5.6k 4 United Kingdom
7 Oct 2020 7:51AM
A sign of the times for a long time to come, Moira.
ColleenA Plus
10 505 11 Australia
7 Oct 2020 7:53AM
Great candid....a good sign...we are battling to smile here in Melbourne. 210 days of lockdown and counting.
7 Oct 2020 7:57AM
Keep smiling but according to the latest advice don't laugh cough sneeze speak or exhale... or pass through any air space thus infected for several hours.
Easier to just stay at home, really.
mrswoolybill Plus
16 3.6k 2575 United Kingdom
7 Oct 2020 7:59AM
Thanks folks, thanks to Ken for the UA.
And yes, we have settled into unsociability very easily...
kaybee 18 8.5k 27 Scotland
7 Oct 2020 8:07AM
I don't do smiling .......
AlfieK Plus
5 1 1 United Kingdom
7 Oct 2020 8:16AM
Funny how me eyes went straight to those umbrellas. Great observation Moira.
cats_123 Plus
18 5.1k 31 Northern Ireland
7 Oct 2020 8:19AM
Great find 😁
Robert51 14 11 133 United Kingdom
7 Oct 2020 8:23AM
Great shot and for our Monsoon store the storm was too great as it is now closed...
saltireblue Plus
12 13.5k 83 Norway
7 Oct 2020 8:23AM
I think they'll need more than a few flimsy umbrellas if a monsoon did happen along.
How long before smiling is also banned?
Alfie_P 15 927 2 United Kingdom
7 Oct 2020 8:27AM
Excellent image and composition Moira ⭐

7 Oct 2020 8:27AM
Well spotted, theres a lot to like here!
Cheers Roland
viscostatic 16 50 11 United Kingdom
7 Oct 2020 8:35AM
A lot to see and enjoy in this image Moira.

If only people would do as they are told we might not be heading for further restrictions. This virus has brought out the best in a few but the worst in the majority of the population.

leo_nid 5 12
7 Oct 2020 8:58AM
You Are Entering A War Zone
And Yes, Keep Smiling
p.s. the fg figures do it for me
Saastad 3 16 17 Norway
7 Oct 2020 9:16AM
Good one! And important message too!

Arne Smile
7 Oct 2020 9:20AM
A smashing Covid candid, Moira and the sign will always be an icon of 2020.
Always a strange feeling; smiling with a mask on.

Chinga Plus
12 112 3 United Kingdom
7 Oct 2020 9:33AM
I do like the umbrellas and the message on the right. Excellent mono work.
Isabel GrinGrin
TrevBatWCC Plus
14 13 19 England
7 Oct 2020 10:59AM
We're just told to keep a distance between ourselves and others around here, it's not compulsory to smile... 😬 Love those umbrellas 😃👍
Trev 😀
dales Plus
7 13 Australia
7 Oct 2020 11:52AM
Very well composed candid Moira , the umbrellas are such a bonus !!
Fefe Plus
11 82 49 United Kingdom
7 Oct 2020 1:09PM
Is it safe to smile?
mrswoolybill Plus
16 3.6k 2575 United Kingdom
7 Oct 2020 2:03PM
Thanks everyone, and thanks Leo for the UA.
Daisymaye Plus
14 25 24 Canada
7 Oct 2020 2:46PM
Hard to smile behind the mask and why bother.
mac Plus
21 14 Scotland
7 Oct 2020 3:27PM
How will people tell if we are smiling, if we are wearing masks. It could mask a nasty scowl!! A new lot of restrictions just announced for the central belt of Scotland. All pubs and restaurants to be closed for 16 days from Friday. No reason to smile now, even although your image suggests it!!
mistere Plus
9 23 7 England
7 Oct 2020 5:12PM
ôSmile and the world smiles with you," and why not. There's more than enough doom and gloom going around.
Even wearing a mask, a smile shines through. Usually gets a smile in return as well, or at least a response.
Umbrellas are useful for keeping people at a safe distance though, just in case SmileSmile
LoryC 6 2 Italy
7 Oct 2020 8:21PM
Great image, keep snapping.

Lory Smile
SUE118 Plus
14 8 1 United Kingdom
7 Oct 2020 9:16PM
Made me smile, well spotted.
8 Oct 2020 2:56AM
A terrific observation and photo, Moira.


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