Guest Photo Challenge: Time

This Thursday I am delighted to be guest blogging over at Paula’s brilliant Lost in Translation blog as part of her Thursday Special challenge.
Do join us with your interpretation of the time theme and take a little bit of time out to have a look around Paula’s blog if you don’t know it already

Lost in Translation

Debbie Smyth_august

Debbie:

In a Rush, Mr Walker?

 “Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.”
Nathaniel Hawthorne

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As Paula’s guest blogger this Thursday, I’m challenging you to show us a snippet of time. Time is one of the most valuable things we possess, and certainly one I never have enough of.

As I rushed through Stockholm to catch a train to the airport, this seven metre tall statue and its equally striking statue made me pause and smile; if I had a tartan coat and a fedora, this could be me!

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Who is Mr Walker, 2014, Jan Håfström

The area around Stockholm Central Station is a nightmare for pedestrians, with a spaghetti of roads turning the walking route to the station into a seemingly insoluble puzzle.  So this fun statue in an otherwise uninspiring garden is a welcome sight.

It is the work of Swedish artist, Jan Håfström, member of the Academy of Arts since 1978. winner of a…

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