Saturday, December 31, 2011

Sorrento Building Company

Not often do you see a builder with a shop.
This one is in the small shopping strip at Portsea opposite the Portsea Hotel.
The unusual advertising banner with embossed motifs of chickens, pineapples, an onion and a flower (plus the creeper over some of it) attracted my attention.
Suggesting a down-to-earth, homely builder?
(Strange - The only internet listing for this builder is at Rosebud West, further north on the peninsula!)

A homely shopfront
Quells any anxieties
Of buy and sell times

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Amish Stories said...

Happy holidays and to the new year. Richard from the Amish community of Lebanon,pa

PerthDailyPhoto said...

Nice reflections in an unusual shop front Gemma. I hope you have a very Happy New Year.

Dragonstar said...

Most unusual! Fascinating looking shop.

Karen said...

Terrific in b&w, with great reflections!

Anonymous said...

Yes Gemma, this is unusual for a builder. Nice shot. Happy New Year.

Genie said...

Love the windows with the arches above them. Such a nice office. Your capture in black and white is so nice. Happy New Year. genie

Dianne said...

It sounds like the sort of company I would do business with -
Unpretentious & honest. It's amazing the impression we form just from signage!
Wishing you a wonderful safe &healthy 2012

Mark said...

Happy New Year Gemma, peace and prosperity for 2012.

Dimple said...

The storefront is quite attractive...especially considering that builders often use industrial-style offices!

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