Monday, September 27, 2010

Something wrong

read in the news today that the owner of Segway -from the segway scooters pictured above, died while using one. he fell off a cliff and was dead immediately. that is sad.... :(
bush also once fell off, almost, i read somewhere, but he managed to jump off just before falling, and apparently this marvellous stunt made these weird scooters kind of famous. here is a link to a site where someone analyzed into (too much) detail why and how bush fell off, and that he should have worn a helmet. you see these things also a lot in malls; policemen use them to avoid walking (im pretty sure they also dont wear a helmet, btw). i always think it looks totally ridiculous. and why should they be on such a thing? some policemen obviously could do with a bit more exercise.... (maybe someday, when i dare, a pic of that as well...)
the pic above was a few months ago, it was raining quite heavily (this pic was a little before), but they were going around as if it was a perfect summer day. i took a picture as the guide was so busy showing things at the boston harbor, but the 3 tourists were more into the scooter itself, driving around the guide displaying not much interest in his stories. somehow this pic is not ok, i didnt manage to upload it but with some trick performed by tim, resulting in a loss of quality. ah well, it seems they are jinxed, no?

Enjoying as..

.. long as it lasts.... amidst so many people this man was just lying there in the sun on saturday. listening to the music at the jazzfestival... :)
sunday it was more grey indeed, and now it is raining... maybe it was the last day of summer ? but i have been thinking that during every sunny day in september, and the weather keeps surprising me.