Patriotic with a P

By SlowSong
Ho hum. Another venue, another toilet. Wink
Here I am at Greenwich Park at the Equestrian Event on Friday. So excellent - everything.
There was a fair draught blowing through the loos hence the movement of the flag.

Oh, and Sophie Wells won her dressage round on the lovely Pinnochio. Hurray! SmileSmileSmile I've put up a couple bad shots of the actual event in V2 and V3.

I took the G11 because I was worried about what was allowed in or not but the reach was not good enough and the day was very contrasty. Next time I'll take the DSLR and Tamron18-270mm. I'll need it in the Olympic Stadium next Saturday!!!!!! SmileSmileSmile

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andylea 9 37 1 United Kingdom
2 Sep 2012 7:46AM
it's v1 for me today makes you proud to be british Wink

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CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
2 Sep 2012 7:57AM
Great captures, Chris, and particularly interesting for me, I followed the equestrian events very closely, as a member of the GB team (Kristina Cooke) comes from my village in Sussex Smile Carol
mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1918 United Kingdom
2 Sep 2012 8:00AM
Two shots from loos on the same line in the Gallery, is this a record?
As I've put on mine, some of us do, some of us don't...
Great fun. I like the coordinated red bag.
V1 the main interest for me, I'll admit...
Jasper87 Plus
8 2.0k 150 England
2 Sep 2012 8:00AM
A lovely day too (in the arena, not the loo!!). I like the inclusion of the crowd in 2 & 3. First time I've been in an ocupied ladies loo as well Tongue My nephews have got stadium tickets for Tues morning, we're still trying for an ticket!!!

LynneJoyce Plus
9 20 99 United Kingdom
2 Sep 2012 8:02AM
Loovely shots (sorry, couldn't resist) from which V3 is my favourite.
SlowSong Plus
9 7.3k 30 England
2 Sep 2012 8:05AM

Quote:First time I've been in an ocupied ladies loo as well Tongue Dave

I've a selection of various loos scattered throughout my p/f. As I believe does Moira. Well, you've got to do something while you're sitting there. Grin
marktc Plus
7 101 15 United Kingdom
2 Sep 2012 8:09AM
Great narrative, like Dave, first time I've been inside n occupied ladies too... A patriotic P indeed. Great action shots too.
2 Sep 2012 8:20AM
Yep, some shots just have to be taken sitting down.Smile

John Smile
Lillian Plus
8 22 17 United Kingdom
2 Sep 2012 8:23AM
What a shot and narrative for V1 Chris three great images
but V3 for me a beautifully captured shot
NaturesHaven 6 283 6 England
2 Sep 2012 8:43AM
I didn't know for England was an Olympic sport..........we live and learn...........WinkWinkWinkWinkWink

I'm really enjoying the paralympics, fantastic competitors and great performances from all..........I love the dressage events.......the affinity between horse and rider is brilliant to watch.......GrinGrinGrin
franken Plus
15 4.6k 4 United Kingdom
2 Sep 2012 8:47AM
Like them all with version 3 being my favourite.

annettep38 Plus
6 218 40 Costa Rica
2 Sep 2012 9:37AM
I really love v1 , great laugh. The unversed p in the handbag is a bonus
rontear Plus
15 8 8 England
2 Sep 2012 9:58AM
You lucky girl !! loved V1 Chris and your in the stadium too ( we applied and got nought once againSad )
nonur Plus
9 17 13 Turkey
2 Sep 2012 11:01AM
Nice shots and great fun!
Rende 11 38 4 Netherlands
2 Sep 2012 11:07AM
Very witty Smile I love the movement of the flag!
woolybill1 Plus
11 23 72 United Kingdom
2 Sep 2012 11:18AM
Self-expression is most at home in the smallest room.
When I was at Durham University ('68 to '73) a popular local band was called 'Vitreous China'.
I wonder what happened to them? I expect they went down the pan in the end: probably flushed with success . . .

P.S.: V1 is my winner Smile
NDODS 7 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
2 Sep 2012 11:24AM
Brilliant Chris, so very compact and bijou. Images II and III are a really great addition to your ever expanding portfolio.

Regards Nathan
CaroleS Plus
7 433 3 United Kingdom
2 Sep 2012 12:16PM
V1 and V3 stand out for me!
Hop-A-Long 11 52 1 England
2 Sep 2012 12:17PM
A very patriotic lavatory there.

cats_123 Plus
14 4.8k 28 Northern Ireland
2 Sep 2012 12:40PM
patriotic to the last GrinGrin
TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 12 England
2 Sep 2012 12:41PM
Good to see you flying the flag for Britain, Chris! Between V2 & V3, it has to be V3 as my fave Wink
Trev Smile
saltireblue Plus
7 7.9k 33 Norway
2 Sep 2012 12:56PM
I won't ask where the draught you experienced was coming from, ChrisWink That would be too much information!
You shouldn't leave your bag on the floor like that...easily snatched from outside in those loos with walls that don't go all the way down.

Brilane 11 5 12 Wales
2 Sep 2012 2:56PM
Three cheers for the Red, White and Blue.
AnnChown Plus
8 207 1 United Kingdom
2 Sep 2012 2:59PM
Brilliant Chris!
2 Sep 2012 4:22PM
Simply superb ,
taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
2 Sep 2012 5:09PM
Three great images, v1 being most amusing!
1881 6 India
2 Sep 2012 8:19PM
GREAT WORK/ capture.

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mikbee 11 3 8 Scotland
3 Sep 2012 12:30AM
Good shots Chris.
Good movement on the flag from a bit of wind I presume !!
barbarahirst 9 27 12 United Kingdom
3 Sep 2012 1:16PM
only to happy to takr these to RC
pascalg Plus
10 37 France
3 Sep 2012 6:01PM
colourful set!
love that purple in #2
bricurtis Plus
12 2.2k 49 England
3 Sep 2012 9:22PM
V1 - ha ha the Royal weeWink
Brian65 8 2 United Kingdom
4 Sep 2012 9:29PM
Lovely shots and great title Chris.SmileSmileTongueWink
RockArea 11 18 3 United Kingdom
6 Sep 2012 5:39PM
Never mind the event, this is clearly the place to be!

Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
3 Oct 2012 6:56PM
I thought v1 was a toy boat until I opened up the thumbnail!
Quote:V1 - ha ha the Royal weeWink

You are on top form Brian!Smile
paulashby 9 10 1 United Kingdom
25 Oct 2012 8:46AM
Great shot.

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