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view from the balcony....

gtvlussogtvlusso Posts: 5,112
edited August 2010 in Commuting chat
Well, not quite a balcony, but from my office window I see:

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Car park, Nursery and then the local park that I ride home through. Not bad for an office view. The other side of the building looks over a shopping mall. Also my obscenely deep wheeled fixie is in view :-)

What do you see from your window?
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  • MonkeyMonsterMonkeyMonster Posts: 4,628
    gtvlusso wrote:
    What do you see from your window?

    The 4 train lines from waterloo going out past southwalk at eye line... I'm living the dream :D
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  • notsobluenotsoblue Posts: 5,838
    The back of Fabric, the Hammersmith and City Line, and a Crossrail Building site.

    I am truly blessed :)
  • Stuey01Stuey01 Posts: 1,273
    gtvlusso wrote:
    What do you see from your window?

    The 4 train lines from waterloo going out past southwalk at eye line... I'm living the dream :D


    Me too, though I don't actually sit anywhere near the window.
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  • HeadhuunterHeadhuunter Posts: 6,494
    Holborn in all its glory with traffic piling along it and on the other side the backs of various office buildings. Amazing. I just can't stop gawping
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  • where i work, is a house so back garden then park.

    yesturday got paid to go for a swim in a fairly swish private club which was nice as you can imagine.
  • jongingejonginge Posts: 5,945
    We have a balcony :) The view is of a church-cum-architectural salvage place:
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    It's often featured in shows like grand designs.
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  • Jay dubbleUJay dubbleU Posts: 3,197
    Road then front view of the Magistrates Court where all the chavs wait on the steps - nice :roll:
  • asprillaasprilla Posts: 8,440
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    No balcony, but in the distance you can see The One Show studio and the Top Gear production office.

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  • WaddlieWaddlie Posts: 569
    edited August 2010
    Depends on the time of year, really. At the moment it's mostly this:

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    In a few weeks (if not hours...) it will be more like this:

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  • gbsahne001gbsahne001 Posts: 1,961
    horses in a field next to the office; they have been known on occassion to peer over the hedge that seperates us and poke their head in the window.
  • SimonAHSimonAH Posts: 3,730
    Here's my desk, out of the window I have grass then trees around a pond.

    Like the secure bike parking facilities?

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  • Allez MarkAllez Mark Posts: 364
    edited August 2010
    @Waddlie
    or this
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  • gtvlussogtvlusso Posts: 5,112
    SimonAH wrote:
    Here's my desk, out of the window I have grass then trees around a pond.

    Like the secure bike parking facilities?

    http://i547.photobucket.com/albums/hh44 ... 1282825386[url][/url]

    Cool - most people have a stuffed toy or one of those god awful string, metal ball swinger things......nice desk toy!
  • rolf_frolf_f Posts: 15,963
    Apologies for the poor pic quality but it does show the effect! I'll never get a better view from my work window; I know that :lol:

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  • NGaleNGale Posts: 1,866
    Out of my office window at work I can see into someone else office window :(
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  • rjsterryrjsterry Posts: 18,267
    jonginge wrote:
    We have a balcony :) The view is of a church-cum-architectural salvage place:
    4928685853_63ab40c242_z.jpg
    It's often featured in shows like grand designs.

    Aha, knew your office must be somewhere close.

    Not much to look at through mine other than the office building opposite (which Ronnie Wood occasionally frequents - sleb points for me!)
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  • Agent57Agent57 Posts: 2,300
    Last year it was this:

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    Views across Morecambe Bay, towards Grange and the Lake District.

    Now it's this:

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    Some trees and a row of bike lockers.
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  • gtvlussogtvlusso Posts: 5,112
    rjsterry wrote:

    Not much to look at through mine other than the office building opposite (which Ronnie Wood occasionally frequents - sleb points for me!)

    Office full of Russian Waitresses then?!
  • rjeffroyrjeffroy Posts: 638
    I can't even see a window...
  • prawnyprawny Posts: 5,414
    A 60's Birmingham office block, lovely. If I worked a couple of buildings along I'd have a nice(r) view of the museum, but hey, the bombs had to land somewhere :?
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  • PufftmwPufftmw Posts: 1,941
    Whitechapel Road, some good sights but sometimes like living in a goldfish bowl...
  • pastryboypastryboy Posts: 1,385
    A nice view of the docks and the 02. Then moved so all I get is the side of a block of flats.
  • View out through the window:

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    View inside my office:

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    I know which I prefer!
  • CiBCiB Posts: 6,098
    A tree, and behind it the concrete works over the road.
  • BenS999BenS999 Posts: 202
    view of St Pauls, pity about the red brick building in the way...

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  • secretsamsecretsam Posts: 4,549
    King's Cross station (if in office) or my back garden and loads of near identical houses (working from home, like today) (I'd insert a piccie if I knew how)

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  • View of large sycamores on Old St.

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  • RoonerRooner Posts: 109
    The sea, and a couple of days ago a pod of dolphins....almost made it worth coming to work :D
  • don_dondon_don Posts: 1,007
    bars
  • WaddlieWaddlie Posts: 569
    Goddamn, this thread reminds me why I love my job...
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