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The Morning After

Empty Castlegate
Yesterday was a beautifully sunny day. Bitterly cold and windy but bright. And everything but the pubs and cinemas was shut while Scotland nursed its new year hangover.

I love walking the streets when they're bleak and empty, but it's not often I'm up early enough on a Sunday to do so. Yesterday, I made the most of having a whole day to play with and spent a couple of hours around lunchtime walking around with my camera.
Deflating balloon on an empty street
Empty St Nicholas Square / Derelict sandwich shop
Empty Windmill Brae
Balloons outside Snafu
Empty street / Shut up cafe seen through slatted blinds
Window / Shadow of street lamp
Holburn Street
The walk of shame in a onesie
Sun peeking over Justice Mill Brae
Ice cubes in the gutter
"It's the best party in town" sign over a boarded up door
Part of a bike tied to a lamppost
Chilly couple outside shops
Diamond slats on bridge

12 comments

  1. Haha I love that you found folk in onesies, presumably on their way home! :)

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  2. Love these photos! It's strange seeing a city look so deserted.

    Happy new year, Sarah. I hope 2013 is great for you xo

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  3. I ran across the road to follow them with my camera! It was midday and they were still totally hammered (so, too drunk to notice me!).

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  4. Amazing photographs!

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  5. Those people in the animal costumes! Nice shot.

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  6. What is that thing on the ground in that one picture? A fruit of some kind? So many awesome photos, one of the many reasons I love your blog!

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  7. I love this set of photos Sarah! It's funny how sad things look after the promise of the night before. 

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  8. Exactly. So abandoned and forgotten.

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