On a rare rare Monday, I got out of the office at one, and these were what I saw.

Pretty but a-tad-intimidating-to-enter shops.

So I took peeps from their windows instead.

I took a long date at this bright white space with my book. I loved the many-sided issues that it discussed but it made me a little sad at what our world has become.

I highly recommend the bread, probably some of the best I've tasted here, but the supposedly roasted chicken... ...didn't quite taste like chicken.

Out of the cafe and wanting to finish my book, I headed for the Gardens. It's been a while.

And the smell of all that freshly-cut grass... ...a heavenly end to the Monday.