Sunday, 13 May 2012

How to cross the road in the rain

'Tis the rainy season in the land of no cheese. It is often possible to walk along the pavement without getting too wet due to covered walkways or cantilevered buildings which provide shelter. But sometimes, there's just no way around it: you have to cross the road in a torrential downpour. Here are two strategies I observed recently:

Last week: 2/1

This morning: 1/4

Umbrella as parasol.

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  1. Hi Emilie --

    Don't know if you've had the experience yourself but I've had complete strangers duck under MY umbrella without as much as a "hi, could you please share your umbrella with me?"! :O

    1. Not yet! That would be worth featuring on LONC!

  2. First time I see a man with 2 umbrellas.