I have been walking by this fellow
for several months now.
He's still turning his back to me. **
Country in an urban window
Inquiring about the little red-hatted fellow,
I was told, he wasn't quite ready yet.
And got presented with another Gartenzwerg.
Easily the prettiest window boxes
in the First District.
And not only for the potted peony.
The same windows, with last summer's bounty
Soccer Worldcup 2006
Walking towards Fleischmarkt
Griechengasse towards Hafnersteig
Photo taken on the same spot
as the one above,
only this time with the back to Fleischmarkt:
To your left, Griechengasse continues,
with St. George's Church (ca. 1800);
ahead of you;
slightly to your right,
sloping towards the Donaukanal,
Looking from Griechengasse, beyond Hafnersteig,
Franz-Josef-Kai and the Donaukanal,
to Leopoldstadt (2nd District),
i.e. the view, that the gentlemen
in the above photo have ahead of them
Photographed with my little Sony Cybershot
way back on 7 June 2007
R e p o s t
A New York times article pondering the
surprise appearance of the Common Garden Gnome at the revered Chelsea Flower Show prompted me to republish this six year old post.
Such sweet memories of my encounter with a great gentleman and his a bit naughty garden gnomes!
-> New York Times: Common Gnomes Pop Up at Rarefied Flower Show, to Horror of Many
-> From the BBC: The Quinn visit to the Chelsea Flower Show - Mum about the Gnomes?