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Pencil lines sketch challenge 153

Another fabulous challenge set by Pencil lines this week, it's funny how you can have photos for years and then suddenly a sketch speaks to you about one photo. This picture was taken when I visited China 16 years ago. One of my lasting memories of this visit was the amount of bicycles everywhere. I know that is is the thing that everybody associates with China there was even Katie Melua's song, Nine Million bicycles in Beijing, but I didn't imagine that many. They were parked anywhere where they could be fastened to something, trees, railings anything. There was something calm about it though, not so much of the tooting and road rage that I experience on my now daily commute.

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