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Pink Thing of The Day: Pink Pedicab

pink pedicab in london photo by gail worley
Photo By Gail

On my wonderful summer vacation in London, I noticed these pedicabs available for hire everywhere. As a means of moving from one place to another — albeit not very quickly,  because Central London as crowded as fuck — most of these pedal-powered rickshaws were pretty pimped out, upholstered in neon fur and sparkly fabrics. I also noticed that each one was equipped with a booming personal sound system, so that people knew you were coming before you got there. Consider this an affordable way to travel in style.

Mary Poppins Statue in Leicester Square

mary poppins statue photo by gail worley
Photo By Gail

This bronze statue of Mary Poppins that graces Leicester Square in London is a delightful tribute to one of cinema’s most iconic characters. As I stood before this whimsical rendition of the beloved nanny, memories of my childhood flooded back. I vividly recall watching the 1964 Disney film, where Julie Andrews brought Mary Poppins to life with her enchanting portrayal. I remember thinking that she was so beautiful.
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