Too many signs in Great Britain

Rules, regulations, do not, please do not, mind this, mind that. Well.

Divers - Please use discretion when undressing! Tynemouth, England - September, 2012: this children's park with swings and other games is situated just on the seafront. A sign from the local council (North Tyneside) invites the divers arriving onshore to mind the public when changing. Canon EOS 1n, EF 70-200 f/4L IS, Provia 100F

Divers – Please use discretion when undressing!
Tynemouth, England – September, 2012: this children’s park with swings and other games is situated just on the seafront. A sign from the local council (North Tyneside) invites the divers arriving onshore to mind the public when changing. Canon EOS 1n, EF 70-200 f/4L IS, Provia 100F

The English need to be told not to jump off a cliff. Between Thnemouth and Whitley Bay

The English need to be told not to jump off a cliff.
Between Thnemouth and Whitley Bay

Please do not - Long list of English interdictions English society is constellated by interdictions and "please do not". In this public space (Roker beach, Sunderland), you can read four: 1. Please do not bring glass bottles of any description into this area 2. Please retain footwear while playing in the sandpit 3. Please do not take food or drink of any description into the sand 4. Dogs prohibited

Please do not – Long list of English interdictions
English society is constellated by interdictions and “please do not”. In this public space (Roker beach, Sunderland), you can read four:
1. Please do not bring glass bottles of any description into this area
2. Please retain footwear while playing in the sandpit
3. Please do not take food or drink of any description into the sand
4. Dogs prohibited

Always swim between the red and yellow flags Due to dangerous sea conditions, and to the excess of monitoring built in the English mind-set, at the beach it is only allowed to swim between two flags, each colored in yellow and red. Sunderland, England. Bronica SQ-A, Portra 400

Always swim between the red and yellow flags
Due to dangerous sea conditions, and to the excess of monitoring built in the English mind-set, at the beach it is only allowed to swim between two flags, each colored in yellow and red. Sunderland, England. Bronica SQ-A, Portra 400

Street drinking ban at the Brighton seafront, England Fuji S3

Street drinking ban at the Brighton seafront, England
Fuji S3

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