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Men in Black lll (Silly Tuesday marooned edition).

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Curly (South Shields, United Kingdom) on 31 December 2013 in People & Portrait and Portfolio.

Just perfect for a Silly Tuesday, left to right - the Mayor of South Tyneside Cllr. Ernest Gibson, Paralympic Gold Medal winner Joseph Craig, Mayoress of South Tyneside Patricia Ridley, all captured doing their second Boxing Day Dip.

Yes, I'm getting to like our fun loving Mayor more and more, he's game for anything, so long as it adds to charitable funds or increases the coffers of the Mayoress' Charity Fund. This was their second freezing dip of the morning on Boxing Day, this one in aid of St. Claire's Hospice and it was held on Sandhaven Beach, South Shields.

Thanks for sticking around folks, Mrs. Curly is keeping me so busy right now, so much that I don't have a single picture ready for 2014, I can see me dipping into the archives for the New Year!

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ursulakatariina from Ed, Sweden

Haha, made me laugh! Great shot!

31 Dec 2013 5:15am

Rebecca from Oregon, United States

The first thing that came to mind when I saw this was 'I wonder if those are shark skin suits'. My slightly strange mind. :) Love the pick and 3 cheers for the Mayor and Mayoress for their good humor.

31 Dec 2013 5:27am

Loukas from Athens and Thessaloniki, Greece

Brilliant idea! All my best wishes for 2014!

31 Dec 2013 5:42am

Lena Che from San Francisco, United States

:-)) Happy ST ! Best wishes for 2014 !!!

31 Dec 2013 6:37am

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

Superb capture, I can almost hear Little Green Bag playing in the background !
My very best wishes to you and your family for 2014 Curly

31 Dec 2013 7:53am

PATRICK from miramas, France

excellent 5****

31 Dec 2013 8:43am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

Good to see they are leaning to the left :)

31 Dec 2013 10:53am

Francisco Romero from Carbajal de la Legua, Spain

Bizarre, but very effective for a charitable cause. Best wishes for you all for 2014.

31 Dec 2013 11:15am

Javier from Castro-Urdiales, Spain

Happy New Year!!

31 Dec 2013 11:22am

Toscana from Baden, France

Extra !!! :-)))
I wish you the best new year it can be.

31 Dec 2013 11:27am

J.R. from Urasoe City, Japan

Freezing dip, better to be in your shoes with the camera:)

31 Dec 2013 11:43am

barbod from rasht, Iran

very nice

31 Dec 2013 11:45am

Devi from Chennai, India

Brilliant shot to end the year Curly.
Wishing you and your family a wonderful 2014 with Good Health, Happiness, Peace and all good things Happening to you. This year is going to witness Mrs Curly getting back to normal with remarkable speed ..God bless all of you :)))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))

31 Dec 2013 12:03pm

Japanalia from Yokohama, Japan

Hilarious, shot and TITLE! Hope they got what they DIPPED for....End the year with your loved ones around, Curly! Tomorrow is another day....

31 Dec 2013 12:30pm

The Mouse from Glasgow, United Kingdom

The suits look great wet! Another beauty

31 Dec 2013 1:34pm

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

Excellent titre c'est tout à fait celà :)) Belles fêtes de fin d'année.

31 Dec 2013 2:35pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Happy Silly Tuesday, and Happy New Year!!

31 Dec 2013 2:57pm

Dimitrios from ATHENS, Greece

all the best for the new year

31 Dec 2013 4:16pm

Kate from EXETER, United Kingdom

Wishing you a wonderful New Years Eve Curly and a Happy New Year

31 Dec 2013 5:41pm

Florence from Paris, France

Perfect Silly Tuesady indeed, taht's why I love you British people, for your sense of humor and nonsense. We do not have this in France ! :-)
Let me wish all the best for the New Year's Eve dear Graham for you and all of yours !

31 Dec 2013 5:53pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Wonderful image Curly! I really like your mayor. I like how he is so present and takes such an active role! Happy New Year to you and your family. Give Mrs. Curly a special hug for me.

31 Dec 2013 10:15pm

Judy aka L@dybug from Brooksville, FL, United States

Wow ... what an incredible shot of these three ... good for them.

Bless you, your wife and the children in this new year!

1 Jan 2014 2:32am

L'angevine from Angers, France

avec le rendu sur leur tenue et cet océan,ça me fait penser à des manchots

1 Jan 2014 7:09pm

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Happy ST !

4 Jan 2014 9:04am

1/1000 second
ISO 400
75 mm (35mm equiv.)