Live the Dream

By SlowSong
A quiet corner of Canvey Island, Essex, home of the excellent pub rock band Dr Feelgood from the 1970s, amongst many others.

Tags: Holidays Photo journalism General Architecture Seaside Portraits and people Humour and fun

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1 Apr 2012 2:30PM
colourfoul Smile

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saltireblue Plus
6 6.2k 33 Norway
1 Apr 2012 2:36PM
There's something very small town USA looking about this, but I see it is Canvey Island. The wild west of Essex.Grin

Malc
Didnt know whether to laugh or cry at this image... Good modern day snap ...
Daisymaye Plus
8 23 10 Canada
1 Apr 2012 2:39PM
Colourful even the hair. I see there is little palm trees there, must be a mild climate. Well seen Chris...........Sandy
TrevBatWCC Plus
8 12 10 England
1 Apr 2012 2:54PM
By heck, it's few years since I went to Canvey Island! As Malc says, it does have a look here of a small US town Wink Two fine captures, Chris Smile
Trev Smile
1 Apr 2012 3:02PM
Cracking images Chris, looks quiet now but I bet that will change soon.
Tony
mrswoolybill Plus
10 990 1514 United Kingdom
1 Apr 2012 3:54PM

Quote:The wild west of Essex
Interesting thought. I'm seeing this as rather sad, some people's fantasies are very limited...
Moira
taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
1 Apr 2012 4:02PM
Small town Georgia, Louisiana, Arkansas maybe, but small towns would not support (financially) where I live--- a great shot!
RockArea 10 18 3 United Kingdom
1 Apr 2012 6:09PM
Oh yuo naughty girl, Chris, it's a classic! I think this must be what Wilko had in mind when he wrote 'Roxette'!

David
pamelajean Plus
10 969 1846 United Kingdom
1 Apr 2012 7:19PM
Do you think there might be an adult gaming centre there???????Wink
nonur Plus
8 17 11 Turkey
2 Apr 2012 5:04AM

Quote:Didnt know whether to laugh or cry at this image... Good modern day snap ...
Same here!
xwang 7 55 8
2 Apr 2012 11:38AM
Beautiful light...
LexEquine 10 19 United States
2 Apr 2012 2:09PM
'Two excellent & well togged color reportage Shots' ~ Peter
2 Apr 2012 3:33PM
I love this photo. Rhoda
ChiliMan Plus
10 135 17 Singapore
2 Apr 2012 5:52PM
Gosh...I don't know...where WOULD I find an adult gaming centre in this place? They tend to keep 'em so hush hush, don't they? Wink

Love the graffiti in V2, by the way.

Very well captured scenes, Chris Smile

Andrew
bliba Plus
11 2 Austria
2 Apr 2012 7:35PM
super timing ...glad to be no.30 Smile
meniko 5 Cyprus
2 Apr 2012 8:56PM
I like your "Color-Period" , so pleasant in our "grey world" Smile
Meniko

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