Streets of San Francisco

Well we have reached the penultimate day of the January Squares challenge, hosted as ever by Becky, the Queen of Squares, which  is all about ____light. That’s words ending in light. So if you want to join in best be quick!

Headlights and Brake-lights

Another photo from the streets of San Francisco. This time I stepped out into the middle of the road to take this shot on California Street (don’t worry I waited until the traffic had stopped at the lights down below) aiming for an iconic cable car image, but we have headlights, brake-lights, streetlights and traffic-lights too.

Headlight (noun) = Headlamps are also often called headlights, but in the most precise usage, headlamp is the term for the device itself and headlight is the term for the beam of light produced and distributed by the device.

brake-lights (noun) = Illuminated brake-lights indicate your car is slowing down or has stopped, giving other cars — in daylight, dim light or darkness — plenty of time to stop so they don’t crash into you.

January Squares | Day Thirty

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I have lived in the UK for most of my life, but when young I definitely had wanderlust and even ended up living in South Africa for several years which was a wonderful experience. I now look forward to a long and leisurely retirement doing what I like most - gardening, photography, walking and travelling.

18 thoughts on “Streets of San Francisco”

      1. after a while though you don’t notice them . . . there again he last time I was there i had just arrived from New Zealand where I had been walking lots!

  1. You could take me here instead of Vancouver? 🙂 🙂 Bought a beautiful Nandina Domestica this afternoon. Red/green foliage and heaps of fabulous red berries. Needed something because my gifted poinsettia tree lost all its leaves and hasn’t rallied. 😦

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