Blue doors and foam

Today was not only Valentine’s Day but also the Chinese New Year and the Year of the Tiger to boot. What should we do on such a day? Why, the laundry, of course! (Well, it needed doing.)

Blue doors
Blue doors

While the laundry was spinning we went for a little walk around. The first thing that caught my eye was the sight of these blue doors. They made a bright contrast with the sober brickwork.

Russell Rooms, Russell Hotel
Russell Rooms, Russell Hotel

Nearby was this rather handsome building. Over the ornate doorway it says “Russell Rooms”. I believe these are rooms belonging to the Russell Hotel and can be hired for conferences are so on.

How not to soap your washing
How not to soap your washing

Back at the launderette, we saw this machine in action: somebody had overdone it with the washing powder. It was like watching a film about London in the days of the Great Smog. I just hope he doesn’t go out in the rain in those clothes…

On the way home we bought a couple of slices of cake for tea. Sorry, no photos: they didn’t last long enough!

About SilverTiger

I live in Islington with my partner, "Tigger". I blog about our life and our travels, using my own photos for illustration.
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2 Responses to Blue doors and foam

  1. BFG says:

    I think you should do an action reply so we can get to see the slices of cake this time🙂

  2. SilverTiger says:

    Next time, perhaps🙂

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