Thursday, June 27, 2013


just when i thought i didn't miss all things british, something like this happens.....

walking to work i stumbled across nyc's best efforts at wimbledon. on the side of the road in the south west corner of madison square park was a teeny weeny tennis court and a mock up 'murray mound' including a big screen of play. i made my way over and was pleasantly surprised to be greeted with  free strawberries and cream and encouraged to take a seat on the ever so miniature slope to enjoy some tennis.
unfortunately i couldn't stay long enough to enjoy any tennis, just adverts(!) and the rather gorgeous skyline of the flatiron and empire state building, and i did get to soak up the wimbledon atmosphere from across the pond and i have to say, britain you know how to do this sort of thing best. and so it turns out i do miss you britain. although, to give you credit nyc, very valiant effort, not bad, not bad at all.

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