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Love Life

By Hop-A-Long  
A bit of an urban one for you today.
I saw this and had to photograph it, I kept thinking, "someone really must love life to spray that on the wall of a dark, dank, spooky and to be honest miserable car park in the middle of Sunderland". This car park is security patrolled so they had to do it late at night.
I can only think it is an instruction to visitors of the car park as the thoughtful person must have watched people parking their cars and noticed how depressed everyone looked, they then wrote this in the hope that a few smiles would appear. I must admit it made me smile, then came the thoughts of, "how much is it going to cost of my council tax to remove that". This made the smile turn to a frown as the misery syndrome came over me.
I still find it inspirational to look at and have got over my grumpiness towards the cleaning costs. It always bring a smile to my face and gives me thoughts of how lucky I have been to live the life I have.
This image always reminds me that even at the darkest moments of my life I have eventually come out into the light as I did when I left the darkness of the car park. No matter how difficult life seems, there is always something good just around the next corner for everyone, you just need to hang on until the bumpy road of life arrives at that corner.

I hope you like it, as always your comments are very welcome and much appreciated.

Tags: Light Life Love Dark General Graffiti Smile Enjoy Carpark Gloom

Voters: pronabk, CarolG, taggart and 20 more

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CarolG 13 199 20 Greece
9 Feb 2012 9:23AM
Hopefully this message is located at the exit to that dark, dank, spooky and miserable car park, Andy, I should think everyone is only too glad to drive out of it and get home to a nice (Sad) cup of tea Smile Carol

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taggart Plus
15 47 13 United States
9 Feb 2012 10:37AM
Lights and darks working well together!
franken Plus
17 5.0k 4 United Kingdom
9 Feb 2012 11:36AM

Quote:Lights and darks working well together!

I agree.

woolybill1 Plus
13 30 75 United Kingdom
9 Feb 2012 1:07PM
It is a very positive message, Andy, and so is your commentary.
mrswoolybill Plus
13 1.7k 2099 United Kingdom
9 Feb 2012 1:14PM
Quite apart from the wonderful message (all the more wonderful for its situation), V1 is a superb composition, all that tension in the lines and angles, tugging in all directions.
Hop-A-Long 12 52 1 England
9 Feb 2012 1:32PM
Oh WOW! A Guest Editor Award.
That has made my day, chuffed to bits. Thankyou....................WOOHOO!!!!!!!!!!!!
barbarahirst 11 27 12 United Kingdom
9 Feb 2012 1:54PM
A big congrats on that well deserved award
and a big thanks for your commentary...
mikbee 12 3 8 Scotland
9 Feb 2012 2:03PM
Looks rather depressing Andy,
but works rather well !!
Good shots.
pluckyfilly 13 351 33 United Kingdom
9 Feb 2012 5:24PM
a place I would not wish to be after dark but good observation from your self and one that does make you think
jaktis 15 84 Sweden
9 Feb 2012 5:32PM
V2 reminds me of an open desert

Brian65 10 2 United Kingdom
9 Feb 2012 7:12PM
Congrats on the award Andy, great shot, yes it makes me think how lucky i am.
10 Feb 2012 3:13PM
Thought provoking urban decay!?....... Brilliant love it!!! Grin

Glostopcat 13 255 2 England
10 Feb 2012 7:42PM
It looks a gloomy and depressing place, you've conveyed that so well in these shots
nonur Plus
11 18 13 Turkey
16 Feb 2012 4:55PM
A quality image and good advice, and I like the write-up a lot!Smile
NDODS 9 5.2k 127 United Kingdom
13 Apr 2012 10:16AM
Great image supported by a great narrative, you deserve every accolade bestowed upon you. Very talented.

Regards Nathan

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