Photographs from a small group of islands
Aug 05 2016 18 Comments
Or perhaps better still, all of the above?
8/5/2016 at 8:34 am
In Italy, a small restaurant owner puts a cute girl near the entrance to entice customers. Maybe a different approach in Nippon ??
8/5/2016 at 7:31 pm
Haha, maybe! I guess it depends what kind of customers they are trying to attract!
Bernadette Loftus says
8/5/2016 at 10:29 pm
LOL I think they do that kind of advertising in college towns. I’ve seen it. It’s effective.
8/6/2016 at 9:56 am
Cute girl or drunk middle aged man?!
8/5/2016 at 1:56 pm
Hmmm, I wouldn’t want to end up in a similar state to that guy… so how about I try to have just a couple of cocktails or beers — and leave the whiskey well alone along with the wine? ;b
OTOH, I may skip the place entirely since that playboy bunny-ish silhouette makes me think it may not be as welcoming a place for females as the other bars you’ve taken photos of in the past!
8/5/2016 at 7:33 pm
No. I like a drink, but not that many drinks!
I didn’t noticed the bunny girl reflection til editing it. But you’d be fine in the restaurant. A regular place, but in a slightly dodgy area.
Perhaps his wife told him she would be there shortly, she just wanted to have a quick look in the nearby department store first…
8/5/2016 at 7:35 pm
Quite possibly. And hours later that cheeky quick drink turned into lots!
Hans ter Horst says
8/5/2016 at 2:38 pm
A sleeping bloke in front of your entrance is the perfect advertisement for your bar and restaurant, you can use his forehead to announce today’s specials!
8/5/2016 at 7:38 pm
You could. Perhaps even balance some imitation dishes on his head as well!
8/5/2016 at 4:14 pm
Left over from the previous day?
8/5/2016 at 7:40 pm
Good point. Hadn’t thought of that. My guess is he just had way too many over lunch, but it could well have been a very long night instead.
8/5/2016 at 6:39 pm
Poor guy! 🙂 Love his t-shirt. It fits his state perfextly!
8/5/2016 at 7:41 pm
Yes. He could probably do with some real sunglasses though when he wakes up!
8/6/2016 at 3:53 am
Why settle? I say All! Like this guy, maybe?
Is that reflection of a bunny girl from across the street? Oh, and there you are too LOL
8/6/2016 at 10:06 am
I know. Respect to him, and yet I wouldn’t have wanted to be him when he eventually woke up…
Yes. Sadly by far the closest I will ever come to being in the same picture as a bunny girl!
8/9/2016 at 10:36 pm
Another excellent moment in someone’s life captured perfectly.
He somehow looks as if he has been settled in that position by a giant invisible puppetmaster. I just can’t see how he can stay like that and keep the right side of various laws of physics.
That’s pretty much how my wife and I felt a few times last week whilst drinking wine and eating cake (rather like this https://youtu.be/ig3pcF-M4LI) although at least we had each other to lean against when it all got too much.
And here is (a stock photo) where we raised a glass you the health of you and your good lady 🙂
8/10/2016 at 10:15 am
Settled there by a giant puppet master is the perfect description. Wish I’d thought of that!
Ah, the Penrith Tea Rooms. The Withnail and I clip was a lovely surprise. One of so many memorable moments in that film.
And thank you very much. Fantastic to know we were thought of so far away, and in such a lovely way.
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