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Australia

   (2004.11.05)
Close-ups of rear ends of off-green Lexus and yellow-green Ford, both with yellow-green license plates
   (2004.11.02)

Talk about orange. You shouldn’t put blue on orange or vice-versa because the wavelengths resolve at different points on the retina, making the colours look like they’re different distances away. Plus the colours can throb. Not a question of colour deficiency, merely of human vision in general. It’s even worse against a bright blue sky, so lucky you that we have just that kind of background here!

Blue-on-orange sign reads ‘Emergency Help Point’
   (2004.11.02)
Raised Helvetica Condensed letters on building read ‘26’ in the afternoon sun

(Cf. crumbly, lapidary Helvetica.)

   (2004.11.02)

Located, funnily enough, on “the” Broadway, a terrifying thoroughfare overrun by eight lanes of 60 km/h traffic, all running on the wrong side of the road and replete with buses in the curb lanes. I’ve never gotten so much dust in my eyes in my life.

Nighttime view shows four-storey, ornate, well-lighted building with a projecting clock tower
   (2004.10.23)

“When riding the escalator, please wear a skirt, carry your stuffed bust of boar in the crook of one arm, and ensure that your mirror-image clone holds his prosthesis well away from the edge.”

Three warning images at base of escalator treads: Female figure holding hand of child; male figure holding front half of some animal; and identical male figures, one of whose extended legs is overwritten with a red X
   (2004.10.20)
Concrete wall on brick building features large round glass porthole, stainless-steel barre, and inscriptions in the concrete in letterspaced lower-case Times

Pity about the letterspaced Times. Ours doesn’t have that problem.

Concrete wall behind grey wheelchair ramp shows three porthole windows
   (2004.10.18)

Within hours of arrival, John and the Web Essentials posse started in with the running jokes. A later example: Cranberry juice. An early example: Taking photos of everything but people, particularly of sewer grates and access covers underfoot.

Despite the stick, it stuck, and by watching where I was going I managed to find a maintenance-hole cover with embossed Garamond type. Now, which cut, exactly?

Square metal access lid is partly covered by dirt and leaves and has rounded corners, an embossed crisscross pattern, and the word ‘furse’ in Garamond type
   (2004.10.18)

Though you’re probably shopping for the bottle contents. A delightful handmade British look.

Hand-drawn sign wraps around corner of bottle shop, with white writing on jet-black background and a neon sign reading ‘OPEN’

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