The Big Apple – Day 5

by Kate on July 30, 2010

I had no plans this morning so decided to catch a film and go for a stroll.

Five minutes into my walk, I felt as if I had entered another world…the world of the Upper East Side.

Things I noticed whilst on my walk.

  • Some really bad face lifts
  • Enough nannies to hold a nanny convention
  • A dog being pushed in a stroller which I immediately googled and found the exact model here
  • More diamonds than a De Beers diamond mine (the window displays of the jewellery stores where mind boggling, I spotted more than one 11 carat diamond ring).

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1 Sara July 30, 2010 at 6:27 am

this post made me chuckle. I am really enjoying your NY posts. I am sure you are having a fantastic time. I haven't been for about 10 years, would love to go back sometime. How many days are you there?


2 Evelyn Jackson July 30, 2010 at 9:39 am

I'm loving your photography. Keep them coming. I can't imagine my Jock or Tora being pushed around in that stroller. Classic!


3 Andi July 30, 2010 at 9:58 am

That pet stroller is killer hysterical!!


4 Jan July 30, 2010 at 10:11 am

I'm so glad you're having a great time. NYC is so much fun.


5 KateHK July 30, 2010 at 12:09 pm

Thanks so much for your reports from NY. One of my favourite places in the world. If you can, go to see the Frick Collection – Henry Clay Frick's art collection in the mansion he had purpose built to house it. It's on the upper east side. A small gallery but well worth it.


6 Lurline July 30, 2010 at 1:08 pm

There you have it – all captured on camera – as though you could ever forget anyhow! Keep having fun!
Hugs – Lurlineā™„


7 Christie July 30, 2010 at 2:52 pm

Don't laught, I almost bought my mum's dog a stroller…

Hope you picked upsome tips at the learn to blog workshop- he, he!

PS where is the crafting? If you don't manage some crochet in Central Park I shall be disappointed!


8 Victoria @ BUMBLE BEANS July 30, 2010 at 3:36 pm

is that better than my neighborhood?
porn shops, bakeries, and fabric shops?
to funny, have a safe flight home!~


9 by Daisy July 30, 2010 at 8:22 pm

huge LOL!
i'm loving visiting NY through your eyes!


10 Mel July 31, 2010 at 7:36 pm

Hmm so I should suggest that area for the shopping for my new ring then?! I mean seriously what does one do with an 11 carat ring??? Although maybe its handy for knuckle dusting as one pushes one's doggie stroller though central park at night ;)

Some of our friends live around that area .. and yes it was probably one of their nannies you saw ;) It's a very very different world indeed.


11 Ducks and Rabbits July 31, 2010 at 10:13 pm

Ha ha! My mum-in-law just got back from the US with a photo of a dog-in-dog-pram in Boston. Too funny!


12 dkbnyc August 2, 2010 at 1:50 pm

hey, thats my nabe, although i dont live the life you described in your post your observations are correct. Dont forget to look down while you are walking, all those dogs leave their calling card, if you know what i mean


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