'STANDING TO ATTENTION'!  on the Waterfront, Geelong, Vic. by Rita Blom

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FEEATURED in Postcard Destinations Group. April, 2013

Geelong Council has really livened up the Waterfront and it is a lovely to walk along the front finding different points of interest and entertainment. There are many of these colourful bollards depicting many different occupations. They always bring a smile to the face and the children love them.
We were so taken with them we didn’t look for parking meters and incurred a $70 fine on our first morning out!!! It did take the shine off our adventure.

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Comments

  • Margaret  Hyde
    Margaret Hydeover 1 year ago

    Hi Rita, Love this photo. I have a couple of shots of bollards too. As you say, they bring a smile to your face.

  • Hi Margaret lovely to hear from you how is Tassie?

    Thank you so much for your comment and a favourite we really enjoyed looking at them all on two different days.

    – Rita Blom

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeover 1 year ago

  • Thank you Ray for the Welcome.

    – Rita Blom

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeover 1 year ago

  • Oh Super! I am thrilled Ray thank you sincerely.

    – Rita Blom

  • Georgie Hart
    Georgie Hartover 1 year ago

    Nicely caught Rita

  • Thank you Georgie! Rita. :)

    – Rita Blom

  • Roy  Massicks
    Roy Massicksover 1 year ago

    Someone had a great idea Rita – this is something different. Typical council, distract your attention then pounce on your wallet ! That’s a steep fine, our’s are $40.00 !

  • Thank you for your great comments!
    We were stunned believe me and it certainly gave us a sick feeling in the stomach. Apparentley they have a camera on the meters and when you park and walk away they send notify the ticket man straight away. There was a 3 min. time from when we parked to the ticket slap. Of course we should have known better parking meters are everywhere you go and expensive in OZ. It was me anxious to use my camera., good job I have a patient husband.

    – Rita Blom

  • John Vriesekolk
    John Vriesekolkover 1 year ago

    Nicely captured Rita.

  • John Vriesekolk
    John Vriesekolkover 1 year ago

    Sorry about the fine. It sure spoils the day.

  • It did bowl us over but then we should have known better. It was my fault rushing off camera in hand!!!!
    Thank you for the sympathy John.

    – Rita Blom

  • John Sharp
    John Sharp8 months ago

    Great capture and lovely shot of the Bandsmen at Geelong. Lovely angle and composition. Some of the beauty on the waterfront.

  • I really appreciate your critique & great comments John. Thank You..:))

    – Rita Blom

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