Skating at the Museum on Eid-ul-Adha 1430

// November 27th, 2009 // Photos

I continued my Eiding-in-the-park tradition this morning, alhamdulillah. I was stood behind the masallah, and had a great view of the jamaat. But I decided against taking any photos. It felt like I'd be breaking a trust. Plus, sometimes you just need to live the moment, rather than be distracted by your fervent attempts to capture it.

The good news is, on my way home from uni this afternoon, I discovered my camera in my coat pocket. Thus I was finally able to capture some shots of the Natural History Museum ice rink, which I've been eager to do ever since it was set up a few weeks ago.

The last shot is my favourite… I think it would make a nice postcard. Btw, am I alone in thinking ice skating is the most romantic of the winter sports? All that huddling, cuddling and giggling… Sigh.

Happy ‘Īd, everybody!

8 Responses to “Skating at the Museum on Eid-ul-Adha 1430”

  1. mahmood says:

    the last pic is very nice

  2. Farzeen says:

    Assalaamu’alaykum wa rahmatullah :)

    Eid mubarak :). You’re absolutely right, “sometimes you just need to live the moment…” –I think too many moments in my life have gone unlived in attempts to capture other essences. Thanks for the advice habibti :).

  3. mcpagal says:

    Eid Mubarak! Awesome pics msA, you get better every time :)

  4. Alhabib says:

    Belated Eid Mubarak! :) The sky and the branches add mystical tones to the last photo.

  5. Ghazal says:

    Salaams,

    Yes ice skating is indeed very romantic….*Sighs* too

  6. Sumera says:

    I’m too scared to get my finger sliced through by a fellow skater if I fall (which I probably would do since I can’t skate!)

    Besides the prices are absurd in London, its around £12 per adult for a 45min session for most outdoor ice rinks! Rip off.

  7. peace says:

    will it be on on tuesday the 16th november 2010

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