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Sunday, 24 February 2013

MARCH GALLERY - Cafe Chairs

Chairs waiting patiently inside, Ganache Patisserie Francaise, Castlecrag, Sydney

The theme for March is 'cafe chairs' and was dreamt up one evening whilst viewing Virginia's "Paris Through My Lens". VJ has so many cafe chair examples to inspire us.

From village, to town, to city, the humble cafe chair has come into its own with the burgeoning coffee culture. Let's see how YOUR turf matches up with Paris, the Mumma of cafe-chair-culture!

The Linky will open at 8:00PM on Thursday 28th February, and close at 8:00PM on Tuesday 5th March. All times are GMT+11.

Please VOTE FOR MAY after you enter your March post


12 comments:

Small City Scenes said...

Parked chairs---great/

I have no picture to post. All the cafe chairs have been put away and we have had nothing but rain since November--so I will watch everyone else. MB

Julie said...

Pull up a chair and enjoy the passing parade, Mary Beth.

Chrissy Brand said...

An amazing range of photos up already- great theme.

Julie said...

Thank you, Chrissy. I agree that the variety is quite astounding.

Julie said...

I do, however, find it astounding that there are 45 entries for March, but only 22 votes for May. I did not think the choice for May was quite that underwhelming.

GreensboroDailyPhoto said...

This March theme is such a great idea... and something found in every city.

Dina said...

This is a fun one.

I wonder how it would look different if we turned the tables, doing the same theme during Northern summer and Southern winter. :)

Julie said...

Yes,the seasons have such an impact on whether themes are open to us, Dina. I will see if I can come up with a variation for June/July which does not seem too close to the current theme. Thanks for the input.

Merisi said...

"The Linky will open at 8:00PM on Thursday 28th February, and close at 8:00PM on Tuesday 5th March. All times are GMT+11."

I literally went out of my way to capture some Viennese cafe' chairs in order to take part in this month's theme, alas, somehow I managed to arrive too late, apparently.

Still, it was fun to look at all the other participants' pictures!

Merisi said...

P.S.: I see, somewhere in the world, it's already the 6th of March! ;-)

Julie said...

Merisi, this is why I tag GMT+11 to all the dates and times that I post to the portal. I am in Australia and we are - until the end of Summer Time - 11 hours ahead of London, and 10 hours ahead of Vienna.

I have been leaving the Theme Linky open longer and longer. This is the first time I have left it open for 5 days.

Hopefully, you will consider contributing to our next Theme Day.

Merisi said...

Thank you, Julie!
I am not a great meme blogger anyway, and it was sheer coincidence that for once I felt like trying.

Themes 2014

Jun -
May -
Apr - Triangles
Mar - People on the Street
Feb - Entry

Previous Themes

2013

Dec -
Nov -
Oct -
Sept - Pink
August - Streetlights
July - Facade
June - The beauty of decay
Feb - Umbrellas

2012

December - My Street
Aug - Numbers
July - Chimneys
June - Tranquilities
May - Bakeries
April - Cobblestones
March - Electricity
Feb - Animals
Jan - Photo of the Year

2011

Jan - Photo of the Year
Feb - Fountain
March - Favourite part of town
April - The edge
May - Mail box
June - Under construction
July - Green
Aug - Postcard worthy
Sept - Perspective
Oct - Mystery object
Nov - Fences
Dec - Action shot

2010

Jan - Changes
Feb - Wood
March - Passageways
April - Red
May - Statues
June - Funny signs
July - Reflections
Aug - Bright colours
Sept - Open air market
Oct - Graffiti
Nov - Public transport
Dec - Time

2009

Jan - Photo of the Year
Feb - Paths and passages
March - Glass
April - Yellow
May - Shadows
June - Feet
July - Empty
Aug - Night
Sept - What is big in your city
Oct - Contrast
Nov - Doorways
Dec - Waiting

2008

Jan - Photo of the Year
Feb - What do people think of when they think of my city?
March - Graffit or Street art
April - Water
May - Numbers
June - Corner shop
July - Signs that say 'No'
Aug - Metal
Sept - Sister Cities
Oct - Lines
Nov - Books
Dec - Bridges

2007

Jan - Photo of the Year
Feb - Something that annoys
March - Men at work
April - Public mail box
May - A picture from another city
June - View from my bedroom window
July - Red
Aug - Typical breakfast
Sept - Street signs or lighting
Oct - Cemeteries or tombstones
Nov - Blue
Dec - Circles or spheres

2006

April - Something typical of somewhere else
June - Parking charges
July - Local supermarkets
Aug - Self-portrait
Sept - Doorways
Oct - Taxi
Nov - Something that's about to disappear
Dec - From the waist down


Mid-month themes.

Mid month themes were held in 2013 for the following months.

Jan - Festival of the Belly Button
Jan - Australia Day
Feb - Waitangi Day, NZ
Mar - Festival of the Equinox
Jun - Festival of the Solstice
Jul - Bastille Day, France