Either the designer of this sign has an odd sense or humor, or never seen a cigarette in his or her life.
This Temple in Kyoto certainly isn’t taking surveillance lightly, with four cameras and two spotlights.
Nearly as diligent as the surveillance fixture at Tiananmen Square.
A detail from a photograph of the sun-and-sand-seeking crowds at Coney Island in the 1930s (or round about then):
What a marvelous roll-down gate! The Author encountered this shop near the Emirates Stadium in North London after a Champions League match in which Arsenal beat Borussia Dortmund 2-1.
This handsome Jazz Age duo adorn the sign for a hair salon in Kyoto, Japan.
A cleverly disguised trash can at the Great Wall of China.
The Author purchased this nurse’s manual from a friendly woman at a car boot sale in Tottenham, London. The woman told the Author that she had used this very book while training to be a nurse in the 1960’s. As was the custom, she wrapped the book in paper and took notes on the cover.
She was disappointed that none of her children wanted to follow in her footsteps so she decided to sell her trusty handbook.