AUSTRALIA ~ The Antipodes

AUSTRALIA ~ The Antipodes
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Saturday, January 26, 2013

Waiting! Waiting!


Today - Saturday 26th January - is Australia Day.
Here is a glimpse of some characters (last Australia Day 2012) lined up in a queue for a free breakfast at the Dromana pier celebrations.
Clearly they have means of being entertained while they wait their turn.


The buzz of Iphones
Did we really know the world
Before these gadgets





Linking to:
The Human Condition
Sunlit Sunday
Blue Monday


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8 comments:

Molly said...

Thank you so much for linking into the Human Condition meme. I love this image. Times have really changed, even 5 years ago I think this would not have happened. The other day we were on the train and every single person in the carriage was doing this.... and so many of them smiling too, which is always a good thing in my book.

Thanks for the comment on my Human Condition post, she is actually on the bus and yes I think she is lots deep in thought.

Mollyxxx

Kathy said...

Visiting from "The Human Condition"....how funny to see a group of men all in unison doing this!

Lina Gustina said...

Made me smile. Gadgets make your waiting time isn't so boring anymore :)

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SmilingSally said...

Hi Gemma,

Happy Australia Day! I like the humor in this post. What did people used to do before cell phones? Ah yes, they talked!

Happy Blue Monday!

Hazel Ceej said...

Not bad for the queuing. Many people seem hooked in tech gadgets nowadays.

Luna Miranda said...

this is now a familiar sight everywhere in the world, i believe.:p but this is much better than texting and driving.

NatureFootstep said...

todays life. People can´t be still for a moment until the phones comes up.

My Little Home and Garden said...

Here's wishing you a belated Happy Australia Day! Isn't it bizarre to see how many people are on their phones at any given moment. They must have more to say than I do. :)
Thanks for sharing your photo at Sunlit Sunday.

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