Tales from the City- Strange sighting at St Pancs!


I was making a mad dash for my train at St Pancs when this stopped me in my tracks long enough to snap it, wonder at the magic of nature and dash off. I suspect it is some sort of Banana Plant, but I have no idea. It was a marvel to look at. If I had time I would have stopped and gone into the flower shop and asked all sorts of questions! But…the train doesn’t wait for curious passengers, it just cracks on. And so did I.

About susan sheldon nolen

It’s rare to catch me without coffee, a form of camera, or my beloved wire fox terriers. I love the history, the art, and it’s a massive part of my life, as I either paint, write, or get interrupted by my dogs, reminding me of the real world. I hope you enjoy your time here. It’s such a privilege to have readers.
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16 Responses to Tales from the City- Strange sighting at St Pancs!

  1. nonoymanga says:

    Beautiful street photography. Good day Nonoy Manga

  2. emmahevezi says:

    i will try and go there today and ask any questions i can to gauge what this AMAZING plant is 🙂
    its super cool 🙂
    thankyou for sharing keep smiling

  3. Pseu says:

    most odd: where could you grow one in UK?! You’d need a huge glass house!

    • It was massive! I had to stand back to get it all in the photo frame. I can’t imagine the house that it could fit into. It was prices at 179.00. Think I’ll pick up an African Violet instead! 😉

  4. Cameron says:

    Puts me in mind of Audrey, Too. I’m glad perspective forced you to keep a distance. That’s a photog-eater if I ever saw one!

  5. I just love St. Pancras, and this let me visit it again for a few minutes. I’ve never seen such a plant. At present, it is sprouting an old fashioned Christmas light. 🙂

  6. Susan, the colours, size and shape tell me this is a plant not of this world. Yet, it’s a banana plant. I don’t think I’ve ever seen a banana plant before – do they all look like that? I mean, could you imagine a whole forest or plantation of them… that really would fire the imagination!
    Great photo!

    • It is mind boggling isn’t it? I hope someone see the photo and says very officially..that is the species of banana found only in Tailand on the third day of the fourth volcanic erruption! It is just stunning! The size of the flower defies defination! iphones take amazing photos! 😉

  7. That is pretty strange! Space age! I’m watching Avatar right now and it would not look out of place there!

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