much love monday [people watching]

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I love: people watching
On the tram, I noticed a guy who was sketching another passenger. It was a girl sitting almost on the opposite side who was always looking out the window, so I don't think she noticed him. I'm not sure which one I envied more. The guy who had amazing concentration and was so engrossed in his creativity that he never looked up to notice at least 4 or 5 other passengers (including myself) coming in and out of the tram, who kept glancing at him and admiring his work. Or the girl who looked so striking that she caught someone's attention, so much so that he wanted to draw her, even though she herself never seemed to notice. Either way, it made my tram ride more enjoyable than usual. People watching can be so interesting, don't you think? #randomthoughts



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29 little notes:

laura marie said...

oh my gosh i LOVE this post.. it's like a movie scene :) so many people hate public transportation and airports but they're one of my favorite things purely for people-watching purposes... have a wonderful week! :)

April said...

I love people watching, too. And I love the way you described your experience.

AnastasiaC said...

oh its one of my favourite things to do!!!
especially on public transport! hehee have a great day!

andrea said...

I love people watching and seeing people drawing in public places. I love the idea of much love Monday. I might have to join in!

Vari L said...

What a great story! I love to people watch too. Especially when my husband and I go out to dinner. I ALWAYS sit with my back to the wall to I can watch what's going on!

Vari @ Buttercup Ink xx

Casee Marie said...

Oh, I love the image that conjures. It's so happy-making! I would love to people-watch like that, but whenever I try to it seems like I'm not very discrete; Everyone always seems to know I'm watching because they always end up looking at me!

ilovemyhouse said...

HI Anna, i joined your much love monday again! Watching other people? iloveit :) it makes waiting or standing in a line so much more fun.
Have a happy Monday ( with much love)
XX
p.s. What a fun picture.

Marie said...

Really true, watching people can give you inspiration and so much more. :)

Lars said...

Thats so lovely. Imaging being that girl, not knowing, theres a beautiful drawing of here somewhere, almost like she'll live forever

Jasmine said...

My dad was always a people watcher when we (myself, mum and sister) went shopping. We could return to the designated meeting spot and he'd just be sitting there watching the world go by. I never really appreciated it until I was older, but it definitely makes time go by on public transport (and I suppose that's why Dad did it when the rest of the female family were shopping!).

Maddison said...

yesss i love people watching! it's one of the best things in life =) And this story is amazing. love it =)thanks for sharing!

Sam said...

Yay Anna! I entered! I did quite a few love heart drawings over the weekend so I thought I could submit them - Is it OK if they are linked to my shop? Hope that's OK - let me know if not - no problems with me! P.S. I love people watching too!!!

Vicki said...

hey my dear im sorry i havent stopped by your blog in awhile, love the new layout and header :) fabulous! xo

Anonymous said...

People watching is nice, but taking pictures, drawing people without asking their permission is wrong. You have no right to use people like that without even asking them if they are ok with it! I am tired of people treating others as if they are mere robots to do what they want.

Sal said...

lovely post. thanks for sharing Anna xo

Rhianne said...

people watching on public transport is always fun!

I determined to take a heart photo for next week :)

Shukura Li said...

aaw your sweet for replying i usuall think the people with loads of friends will never reply so thnks


and i really do suggest that u get the manual adapter!! it will chnge your life..never having to worry about the light meteer and nl focussin on depth of field becuz every shot will come out gr8 i swear..go on ebay!!!!


and yes everyshot is so precious i have 2 left....and only people who are wothy can get me to use it lol

ok i wont be using kodak any time soon then,..and i want to try fujifilm veliva..altho its not good for portaits ...it has gr8!! colour, ....vibrant

and the batteries which ones do u use?

they should last up to 6 months...some shorter dpeneding o what u buy.


xxxnice taklin to u

Shukura

Shukura Li said...

and people watching yes

if i was him i would have taken a photograph....i have to have my eyes open to everytihng...esp doing documentary photography too....dont wanna miss out on a great shot...wish i could draw though


xx


Shukura

Laura said...

Great story, love it :) You could see something wonderful like that everywhere, but most of the people just have their eyes closed. Watching people is fun! :D

Lulu and the Locket said...

that's so lovely, what flattery - if that girl knew I wonder how she would react? I love people watching - you just can't beat a good coffee and a people watch - I used to do it a lot when I lived in France, but alas far less now! x

Cassandra Marie said...

People watching is one of my favorite pastimes lol. People are so interesting aren't they? Great post!

Well I wanted to stop by and let you know that I'm hosting a really great giveaway (that I honestly think you'll love) on my blog just in case you wanted to enter!

Giveaway- United States Cutting Board by AHeirloom

xo,
Cassie

Fee-AMore said...

I love people watch! It's during such time you just realize the lovely or weird things happening around us.

Paislea Elyse said...

shut up! i go to the mall all the time to people watch with my bf. it's so much fun!

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Charlotte. said...

oh, that sounds so lovely! i must confess i always sit in public places & draw things whenever i can (:

babalisme said...

This is my first time submitting, you got me searching for hearts in everything!! I got one now.

Heart shaped buttons! And I love buttons all shapes, sizes, and colors! Must be a Coraline complex thingy.

beingdena said...

i love people watching too. x

Steph said...

That is so lovely! I love people watching too, a local cafe in the town i live in has an upstairs seating area with a massive window so that you can see all the people walking by, i could sit there for hours imagining what their lives are like and creating little stories!
steph :) - lemonadeandlimedrops.blogspot.com

Emily, Resplendent Tranquility said...

Great description, Anna! I love people watching, too. I haven't seen anything as neat as this lately, but that's not to say the little bits I've seen haven't been interesting. I wonder if the guy presented the girl with the drawing or kept it for himself as a memory. Isn't it fun to imagine the ''what next'' stage after we people-watch?

thelayeredpancake said...

almost wished you knew the ending to the story. i wonder if she noticed or whether he walked up to her?