Archive for the ‘Signs’ Category

Flower Power

January 27, 2009
flower power

flower power

When signs with blooming flowers begin to appear (on the streets of Berkeley), amid the barren winter trees, that’s a sure sign that Spring (and Spring Semester) will arrive soon.

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Just (Don’t) Do It!

January 19, 2009
Just (Don't) Do It

Just (Don't) Do It

This sign in Sydney advises viewers not to play this piano.  Other pianos are all over Sydney inviting musicans to play them.

Is it a warning?

January 15, 2009
Warning?

Warning?

Don’t give this motorist a hard time, eh, mate?

If you say so . . .

January 15, 2009
Tree Sign

Tree Sign

Warning sign seen in Sydney N. S. W.

American Flashback

January 15, 2009
Raiders

Raiders

Americans from the Bay Area (or who lived in L. A. in a certain era) will have a flashback when they see supporters of a Canberra team showing the world that they support the local team.

Andrew’s in Canberrra

January 15, 2009
Andrew's

Andrew's

This coffee cafe is in Canberrra.  Too bad it isn’t on Judge St. in Sydney.

Symbolism?

January 13, 2009
Orwell Street

Orwell Street

Shouldn’t someone who is living the “Down and Out in Perth and Frisco” lifestyle be living on “Orwell Street”?

Santa Moncia Flashback

January 9, 2009
Nick Cave in Sydney

Nick Cave in Sydney

Nick Cave will headline a concert featuring Ex-pats in Australia for the Sydney Summer Festival.  (Note the iconic Coke ad to the right of this ad for the upcoming Nick Cave event in Sydney.)

http://sydneyfestival2009.blogspot.com/2008/12/nick-cave-on-cockatoo-island.html

Didn’t he and his backup band play for years at a pub on Lincoln Blvd. in Santa Monica?

How do you say “OK” in Chinese?

January 7, 2009
OK in Chinese

OK in Chinese

This sign (on Orwell Street) in Sydney N. S. W. seems to answer the question.