Friday, September 3, 2010

Back to School, British Style.

London Zoo
I write YA and I counsel children. Naturally, children capture my attention not matter where I am. Visiting England was no different. School was in session while I was there and I saw a number of children walking in groups outdoors going various places. I couldn't resist snapping a few pictures. I love the way the kids all have on uniforms. The boys look so formal, wearing their ties. Nice.

The little girls in pink were on a trip to the London Zoo. Several of them ran over to a teacher and started asking questions. I laughed when the teacher said to them, "Look. I'm not even supposed to be here today. I'm just trying to make sure you don't kill yourselves. Please go and ask Mrs. Abbey other there." No matter what country you're in, kids can be a

Near Covent Garden

Near Trafalgar Square

Royal Botanical Gardens Kew


  1. I love those pink dresses and the overall energy in the back-to-school atmosphere.

  2. I know! The "pink" girls are my favorite.


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