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By mrswoolybill
Things to Do in a Hotel Bedroom when Bored.
Well can you suggest anything better?
You would never believe how awkward it was to get V2, let me just say that it involved three pillows and the use of muscles I had forgotten I had, and leave the rest to your fertile imaginations ... And no, Bill didnít get a picture of me, I waited till he was in the shower.
Thanks for looking,

Tags: Tags Fun General Self-portrait Lets Now Have Those Some Chasing Portraits and people Hotel bedroom Hotel bed Hotel mirror Dirty weekend Things to do when bored Stretch your legs Geriatric pins Very very silly Humour and fun

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13 Jul 2008 8:38AM
The things that jump into your mind Moira, I do wonder at times. I think you must be as mad as I am, not easy. Works well would have loved to have seen the setup though.

imander 16 388 7 United Kingdom
13 Jul 2008 8:55AM
lol...well i never.....the first one for some strange reason reminded me of John and Yoko????? dont know why and as for the secomd well...I just dont know what to make of it, I shall go get a coffee and some pills and I will return to look again Smile
very good
User_Removed 15 485 13 England
13 Jul 2008 9:00AM
lol, reportage of the bored kind, you still manage to make something from it

imander 16 388 7 United Kingdom
13 Jul 2008 9:07AM
just had another peek and I must say Bill manages to keep his legs so fit...good on him Wink
david deveson 18 63 2 Italy
13 Jul 2008 9:08AM
MrsWoolybill (or Moira as you are known to your friends) that is an extremely good imitation of an Edward Hopper... I love it and as for the feet...
whiteswan01 15 13 England
13 Jul 2008 9:21AM
lol great shot V2 made me laugh
cats_123 Plus
19 5.2k 31 Northern Ireland
13 Jul 2008 9:41AM
like the idea...suggestion: lose the foot and the white pillow? the brown tones are wonderful here
13 Jul 2008 9:59AM
Morning Moria
My Imagination is now working overtime not a good thing for a sunday morning, well done

imagio 16 12 1 England
13 Jul 2008 10:01AM
Works well Moira

danbrann 18 640 17
13 Jul 2008 10:12AM
V2 superb but those toes look as if they have been sucked to exhaustion
DolphinLady 17 54 1 Wales
13 Jul 2008 10:13AM
Fantastic Moira...well done.
You are going to get some great remarks about showing your pins, but I think it's been done "in the very best taste" as Kenny Everett used to say.
You are a very brave lady.......
mrswoolybill Plus
16 3.8k 2595 United Kingdom
13 Jul 2008 10:17AM
Good morning folks, and Happy Sunday!
Thank you for being so kind. Interesting suggestion from jeff - I might play around with V1, but I really saw the pillow and foot as part of the composition. And thanks to David, Hopper was the name I was trying to remember, though I didn't set out to imitate the style. I just sat on the bed and saw the picture...
Rogerex 16 32 12 Australia
13 Jul 2008 10:38AM
Imaginatively done. V2 made me smile, pretty good legs for a geriatric!
Rende 16 38 4 Netherlands
13 Jul 2008 10:39AM
V1 is beautifully composed and lit, and V2 is brilliantly funny! Wonderful shots.
bliba Plus
17 1 2 Austria
13 Jul 2008 11:01AM
very good
Joline Plus
16 38 59 United States
13 Jul 2008 11:28AM
V2 is wonderful!!!!! Is Kitsch giving you pointers? The way you composed it is really well done. It deserves a place of its own. Brilliant.
MissPea 16 8 United Kingdom
13 Jul 2008 11:53AM
Great fun - made me smile on what is another cloudy "summers" day up here!
ringyneck 16 315 18 United Kingdom
13 Jul 2008 12:24PM
I can't ad d to all of the above except to say....FUN...I like fun.

fentiger 21 920 24 England
13 Jul 2008 12:36PM
Just shows that a bored mind can also be fertile! No. 2 is pinspirational.

13 Jul 2008 12:48PM
like it, mainly for the strong composition with those verticals and horizontals. perfect would have been if you had a candid ad rem photo of someone else (Bill or the room service boy lol) angainst that bg rather then a self portrait though.
13 Jul 2008 12:50PM
lol... v2 has an irresistable quirky charm. 'Hotel Room Tales'
mrswoolybill Plus
16 3.8k 2595 United Kingdom
13 Jul 2008 1:00PM
Sorry Koen, these two had to go together - and you really wouldn't want to see Bill's legs. I didn't think of involving hotel staff, I don't think it was that sort of establishment.
jaktis 19 84 Sweden
13 Jul 2008 1:14PM
Great fun these pictures

photophantom 15 108 3 Philippines
13 Jul 2008 1:18PM
Great work Moira, great fun shots
pascalg 15 37 1 France
13 Jul 2008 1:22PM
jealous of V2, of course Wink

p.s. thank you for your answer in your comment ; i knew it already : clicked on "set notification"... [now that it doesn't f*** the statistics to come back to a photo...]
lostintime 15 13 6 Germany
13 Jul 2008 1:34PM
Wonderful self-portraits Moira and super tones in no. 1. With these you've actually inspired me to put up one of my own hotel room experiments Wink Thanks!
dawnmichelle 15 12 United States
13 Jul 2008 2:09PM
creative mind at work .... wounderful shots
banehawi Plus
18 2.9k 4348 Canada
13 Jul 2008 2:16PM
This is going to start quite a trend. Roverrat already has one uploaded.

Nicely composed, both of them, with nice lines, apart from being fun shots.

I cant begin to imagine how difficult V2 was, - imagine room service walking in when youre doing this!

Sahyadri 15 61 2 India
13 Jul 2008 2:44PM
Just saw Alex's version of things to do in a hotel room when bored Smile

V2 is absolutly stunning.... with the picture on the wall the composition is just marv...
chuckspics 16 14 United States
13 Jul 2008 2:50PM
boredom, alass if you were that bored, a shot of you know who in the steamy shower, now that would liven things up, haha, love it, Chuck
Nick_w Plus
15 4.4k 100 England
13 Jul 2008 3:00PM
Love V2 Moira
SRSmith 15 1 United States
13 Jul 2008 3:06PM
I prefer V2 - by a leg! Smile
13 Jul 2008 3:13PM
Love V2 Moira, I'm glad I made a last minute visit on here, it was worth it just to see this one Smile

John Smile

Take care, will catch up in a couple of weeks.( Any yes, I will TRY not to get arrested )
Scaramanga 15 60 6 United Kingdom
13 Jul 2008 3:26PM
Nice legs.
Bob_V 15 1 2 United States
13 Jul 2008 3:50PM
It's all been said Moira, such great work, V2 all the way.
mikbee 16 3 8 Scotland
13 Jul 2008 4:00PM
Ohhhhhh Moira--I do like V2 !!!!!!
Would have liked to have seen more '''subject matter'' tho'.
You should get bored more often.Goodness knows where that would lead too !!!!
nickyv32 15 135 England
13 Jul 2008 5:13PM
Blimey I was so shocked and thought you had uploaded the wrong photos I had to wait until now, and they are still there so it was ok, well you have some interesting thoughts when you are bored, I only hope there wasn't a CCTv camera in the room, we might see you on tele sometime.....
Hope to see Bill's legs tomorrow....

newy17 17 273 United Kingdom
13 Jul 2008 5:44PM
SmileThings to Do in a Hotel Bedroom when Bored.Smile
i wont answer that lolSad
NevP 17 853 13 Canada
13 Jul 2008 5:49PM
I particularly like V2 - it stands as a good shot in it's own right and not just as a piece of fun.
13 Jul 2008 6:06PM
Not sure how you achieved this Moira, but had great fun imagining, lol, well done on having some fun with it, I wonder how many are now thinking of trying something similar? its not the forgotten muscles in my case, its the ones I remember I can't use SmileAdrian
fentiger 21 920 24 England
13 Jul 2008 6:30PM
Have you really started a trend Moira and we will now see loads of self-portrait pins?

Just about figured out how you did it.

Rock 20 10 2 England
13 Jul 2008 7:14PM
Well I never.

taggart Plus
18 47 15 United States
13 Jul 2008 7:35PM

Well, you could always order out...
kinfatric 18 550 9 Scotland
13 Jul 2008 7:49PM
i appreciate the humour and the effort behind it all Moira
fossilized 18 79 United Kingdom
13 Jul 2008 7:54PM
challicew 15 1 1 South Africa
13 Jul 2008 8:04PM
Hahahahaha! Fantastic boredom images! Loved the story with regards to #2, boy do I know about muscles that I thought had been evicted from my body! hahahahaha.
GrahamBaines 15 39 United Kingdom
13 Jul 2008 8:36PM
There was definately a fertile imagination at work behind the shots, boredom can be a terrible thing...

GalleryGirl 15 4 2 United Kingdom
13 Jul 2008 9:03PM
Great pair of pins! Can't really think of anything else to do in an hotel room other than sleep or take photos - no help am I? Wink
Marilyn x
Like the tags
wyatturp 17 2 England
13 Jul 2008 11:02PM
Moira the white coats are on the way , but hay its funny to view is Bill read too-LOL

DougSmile-----IN MY PADDED CELLSmile
samsalt1 16 34 4
14 Jul 2008 12:38AM
You daft bugger ! made me laugh though Smile
Bodiewil 15 46 Wales
14 Jul 2008 11:50AM
Oh brilliant.... I just laughed so much ...they'll have to put me in the cardiac ward with my dad.... brilliant. Thank you Moira the best laugh for ages. x

nefaman 17 United Kingdom
14 Jul 2008 3:44PM
Splendid shot v2 well worth the contorsions lol
brownsilent 16 7 2 United Kingdom
14 Jul 2008 10:42PM
Ha, ha, ha....
peterboyce 15 1 England
14 Jul 2008 10:51PM
2 great shots moira gave me a laugh....peter
rmr 15 1 Wales
15 Jul 2008 7:19PM
nice one,or should i say 2
well done
Richard707 16 14 United States
17 Jul 2008 8:47PM
These are fun! Good use of natural framing to section things off.
AnneWorner 15 620 43 United States
7 Jan 2010 1:54PM
V2: Smile Smile
Started my morning out just perfectly. Was Bill in bed with you when you shot V2?
7 Jan 2010 5:30PM
Quite surprised this hasn't been moderated out Moira - lol. Very creative!

mrswoolybill Plus
16 3.8k 2595 United Kingdom
7 Jan 2010 7:04PM
Can I make it clear please that
a) I needed the bed to myself for V2, and
b) It's one of the most uncomfortable things I've ever done photographically!

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