Beautiful Girl Reading a Newspaper on a Train

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Late Friday afternoon. The train is really packed. I am sharing a 3-seater with another couple of big blokes. It is not a comfortable ride. By halfway I have read the MX back to front, read all the channel on Google currents.  more

Francesca – frozen ice, melted hearts

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Today, I went to the Hyde Park to see how the pilgrims attending the World Youth Day were spending their time next to the St. Mary’s Cathedral. I was hoping to capture some individual faces as opposite to the crowd photographs from the previous day.

There were plenty of the young people around. Some were dancing and singing and some simply relaxed on the lawns of the park.

I have noticed a group of young men with Lebanese flags tightly grouped together. As I approached them for a photograph, they have asked me to take a photo of them with the ice cream seller, whose stand they have besieged. I took the photo with their small point and shoot camera and then I had another look at the ice cream girl.

Meet Francesca. She was selling frozen ice creams but melting young men’s hearts. Unsurprisingly, with the beautiful smile and captivating dark eyes she received more than a fair share of attention.