Saturday, January 10, 2009

braving the cold

I am just about myself again except for a bit of a runny nose, so I decided to take a walk down to the Bosphorus for some sketching. I thought two pairs of knee-high socks, corduroy pants, a long sleeved shirt under a zip-up jacket, under a wool coat and some wooly fingerless mittens would keep me warm. I should have added a hat and fingers to my mittens.

It was a gorgeous winter day, the smell of the water took me back to my childhood. The water was a deep green, with ghostly jellyfish floating near the boats. The jellyfish were a source of endless fascination for me as a child, I loved standing on the walkway watching them open and close their delicate bodies.


benconservato said...

wonderful sketch, it is hard for me to fathom the cold now after being here in Australia for a few months. I am glad you are feeling better!

szaza said...

Thanks Emma :)
I'm still adjusting to the cold. Layers seem to be key!