A very jolly Tyrolean Handl with a stern looking King looking over his shoulder.
A close-up of the cheerful fellow:
The Main Branch of the New York Public Library is a gorgeous building, inside an out. Aside from its more well known features–the Rose Main Reading Room and the lions “Patience” and “Fortitude”— there are charming bits and bobs to be found in more out of the way spots. One such place is the Ladies restroom on the second floor, where you can find a 100+ year old ‘WASTE’ tap, the first the Author has ever seen.
the Author almost was.
The Author has seen some impressive turtles in her travels across the globe: Beijing, Paris, New York, Boston and more. The fierce dragon turtle at the Forbidden City is her particular favorite. Never has a turtle seemed more threatening.
And on a Westminster Tobacco Company card collectable cigarette card purchased a Camera shop in St. Andrews at its Going-Out-Of-Business sale.