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Why parents have shoulders

By saltireblue    
Hello all.
Haven't been around much the past fortnight or so. Despite the voluntary 4 day work week, this is the busiest time of the year and I have come home from week feeling mentally knackered.

Anyway...I don't usually upload multi images, but these just have to be uploaded together.

Parents are very useful when the last match of the season is sold out and you have to watch it on the giant screen in the town square. Especially exciting as a win means they win the league on the very last day of the season. Draw or lose and the rivals take the title. Fortunately for these young fans and their elders, it all ended happily.

I think the young lad in V1 is a young William Hague...

Even though we are still writing November, both my Xmas presents and those of mrs. salty are already decided upon and acquired. Xmas has really gotten off to an early start...our first Xmas card arrived in our postbox on the 8th November...

Off to do some commenting.

Thanks for bothering.


Tags: Football Fans Shoulders Portraits and people Scarves Drammen Strømsgodset

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franken Plus
19 5.3k 4 United Kingdom
23 Nov 2013 2:46PM
Brilliant set Malc! Smile

mikbee 14 3 8 Scotland
23 Nov 2013 3:24PM
I can't remember what I had for breakfast this morning Malc,
but I do remember sitting on my fathers shoulders at the football matches over 50 years ago !!
A well toned mono set.
Fefe Plus
9 57 37 United Kingdom
23 Nov 2013 3:38PM
Not much I can get sarcy (is that how you spell the short for sarcastic? come to that, is that how you spell sarcastic??TongueTongue) about here Malc.Sad
Totally disapointed ker plunksSad, no cars parked by dimwitsWink...just a nice set of normal looking families having a normal day out, nicely done in mono too.
I will have to wait for your next upload to get bolchy.....bolshey..bolchey........cantankerousWink
TrevBatWCC Plus
13 13 19 England
23 Nov 2013 4:17PM
I agree, they all work well together as a set on a theme, Malc Smile And a great set it is too, lovely mono work Wink
Trev Smile
SlowSong Plus
13 9.8k 30 England
23 Nov 2013 4:48PM
Absolutely brilliant set, Malc. Every one superb in mono and full of character.
NDODS 11 5.2k 127 United Kingdom
23 Nov 2013 4:48PM
A set of images which instantly turns the paternal clock back... "Great photography"

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin
ColleenA Plus
9 500 7 Australia
23 Nov 2013 5:05PM
A wonderful set of images and you title is perfect...just love the enthusiasm of the kid in V1
Nikonuser1 Plus
9 168 16 United Kingdom
23 Nov 2013 5:30PM
Great set MalcolmSmile

helenlinda Plus
14 374 22 United Kingdom
23 Nov 2013 5:36PM
A delightful set Malc - plenty of enthusiasm from the children and their parents SmileSmile
mrswoolybill Plus
14 2.9k 2455 United Kingdom
23 Nov 2013 5:38PM
Ah, happy memories, 'Mummeeeeee I want a carreeeeeeee...'
My shoulders have never recovered.
saltireblue Plus
11 12.2k 76 Norway
23 Nov 2013 5:43PM

Quote:Ah, happy memories, 'Mummeeeeee I want a carreeeeeeee...'
My shoulders have never recovered.

You shouldn't have been so soft on Bill...I'm sure he was capable of walking instead.Wink
barbarahirst 13 27 12 United Kingdom
23 Nov 2013 6:01PM
woolybill1 Plus
14 38 78 United Kingdom
23 Nov 2013 6:30PM
How delightful! Not that I understood all the sporting talk (I never did) but the character of all the participants stands out from every frame. Lovely clean b&w tones ("mono tones" sounds -well, monotonous Blush) make for a very special set.
woolybill1 Plus
14 38 78 United Kingdom
23 Nov 2013 9:17PM
The WINNER!!!!!
23 Nov 2013 10:37PM
Great collection of shoulder fans here Malc.
Let's hope the lad in V1 isn't another William Hague, Oh no.

24 Nov 2013 8:39AM
Great set Malc, and you need even broader Shoulders as they get older Smile

John Smile
A great original, idea, title & lots of super expressions captured.. Excellent set
Rende 14 38 4 Netherlands
24 Nov 2013 1:16PM
Excellent series with wonderful expressions Malc! Glad to see the general atmosphere is genial.
LynneJoyce Plus
13 22 101 United Kingdom
24 Nov 2013 5:49PM
Excellent series with some wonderful expressions - V3 is my favourite.

Know what you mean about the early onset of Christmas, it is a relentless assault by the shops and advertisers. Still ours is sorted. We are getting each other half a fibreglass dormer roof each!
saltireblue Plus
11 12.2k 76 Norway
24 Nov 2013 6:06PM
Still ours is sorted. We are getting each other half a fibreglass dormer roof each!

Sounds like a very good solution to the present problem, Lynne!
jasonrwl Plus
11 1.1k 11 United Kingdom
25 Nov 2013 7:20PM
These are terrific Malc and yes definitely William Hague - I'm surprised he hasn't got a baseball cap on!!
danbrann 17 640 17
26 Nov 2013 4:08PM
Head and shoulders above the rest Malcolm.
termite53 8 8 United Kingdom
1 Dec 2013 8:13AM
A lovely set of images, love V1
barbarahirst 13 27 12 United Kingdom
5 Dec 2013 6:07PM
you are featured e2 piccy at the moment
7 Dec 2013 9:45PM
Very nice images Malc well captured.
Allen, Smile
Irishkate Plus
11 45 121 United Kingdom
10 Dec 2013 10:44PM
"You raise me up cos you're my hero".
Brilliant images - especially like V3.
nonur 12 18 13 Turkey
10 Dec 2013 10:45PM
A super mono set, Malc. V1 is my favourite.
Potra 8 Venezuela
11 Dec 2013 3:05AM
I absolutely adore this set of images. The subject is wonderful and the quality is superb.
gajewski 17 10 9 United States
4 Apr 2014 9:56PM
You've captured sheer joy here. Wonderful black and white tonalities in this one as well.

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