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This is definitely in the category of "nothing special" but this brightly painted public bench caught my eye while we wandered around the lovely little village of Undredal.

Apparently the Norwegian authorities have placed several of these seats in various public areas, each bearing an inscription which, loosely translated, says,

"Sit down.
"Have a conversation.
"This is just one of many ways for a Warmer Society."

I thought that this was a wonderful idea and I hope the project proves to be a success, perhaps encouraging people to sit down and converse with strangers, make friends and spend less time staring at their mobile phones!

No-one was actually seated on this bench but I did manage to capture a little group of local men having a chat here.

And here you can see a close-up of the notice on the bench.

ISO 200, 1/80 sec at f/8, focal length 38mm.

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Additional Photos by John Cannon (tyro) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1985 W: 427 N: 7660] (30513)
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