Life’s a bitch – Singing in the rain

What was this girl watching?

Women singing in the Sing for Water event at The Scoop, outside City Hall, London, as part of the Thames Festival

Choirs from the UK getting together to “Sing for Water” as part of the Thames Festival, to raise money for Wateraid. I suppose the rain was appropriate!

Women singing in the Sing for Water event at the Thames Festival

It didn’t dampen the singing but it did leave the spectators a bit soggy. It also made it difficult to get photos because there were so many umbrellas in the way. It also didn’t help that I had done my back in earlier in the day and so clambering over people and on to various vantage points wasn’t an option for me.

But as always, rain throws up some interesting Brit behaviour – not least the cup of tea in the rain:

A couple sit drinking tea in the rain at The Scoop, outside City Hall, London

No self respecting Brit would ever let a little bit of rain put them off having a cup of tea outside, or doing some of the other usual tourist activities:

People almost hide as they take photos in the rain outside City Hall, London

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