The Platinum Ticket by David Beynon

The Platinum Ticket by David Beynon
Shortlisted for The Terry Pratchett Anywhere But Here, Anywhen But Now First Novel Prize

Saturday, 5 June 2010

Things that make me smile...

I love my little town.
I might have mentioned that here before, but it's true.

On Friday the kids were home from school, the weather was perfect and we went downtown.

This is the very centre of my town.

This was taken from the footbridge which runs from Templin Gardens - this place:

 to the opposite side of the river near the old Fergus Market (originally the Beatty Brothers Foundry, now the Fergus Marketplace).(You can see the footbridge in the middle right of this picture)

On the other side of the river here is what was waiting for us:

That's part of our mounted unit that patrols our streets and parks.  I didn't get the constable's name but the horse is an old acquaintance of mine.  His name is Bosco.

On a different note - here's something else that made me smile today.  The best warning label ever on a four gallon container that once held kitty litter:

For some reason, this makes me smile...

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