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RED WINE AND SWANS

By hobbo
A visit to Stratford-Upon-Avon can result in the Chance meeting with all kinds of characters, from all around the world.

This encounter was bizzare .... the guy, wearing what looked like a Medieval style hat, plus strange, wrist warmers? sitting on the grass, leaning on a tree guzzling red wine from a bottle .....and....he was surrounded by a large group of curious Avon Swans.

I had heard the guy talking to himself and wondered....two things....was he a Shakespearean Actor Rehearsing his lines....or ....just a local drunk?......difficult to tell.....I didnít get too close....but I just had to record the scene.

He was not many yards from the entrance to....The Other Place....The smaller Shakespeare Theatre ...in the town.

Hobbo

Tags: Street photography Black and white

Voters: MadVillPics, Spkr51, mike9005 and 21 more


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Spkr51 5 United States
1 Apr 2019 5:57AM
Great shot *****
bluesandtwos 11 520 1 England
1 Apr 2019 7:52AM
Most curious, makes me want to know more!!!Smile

Dave
1 Apr 2019 8:21AM
No Working During Drinking Hours !
i like how swans choose to completely ignore him
Mollycat Plus
7 21 2 United Kingdom
1 Apr 2019 2:07PM
Looks a real odd ball.
Peter
saltireblue Plus
11 11.8k 75 Norway
1 Apr 2019 4:13PM
What wonderful stories could be woven round this image!
BobbyMS Plus
4 4 1
1 Apr 2019 5:00PM
Slice of life, a sip of wine, a slice of life, a sip of wine. Nice timing and composition.

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