Café on the Rue de Remarques part 3

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Café on the Rue de Remarques part 3

This page continues from Café on the Rue de Remarques part 2.

Two life size dolls at breakfast in a hotel

Annabelle and Varvara

The camera sometimes captures undercurrents of which I am unaware at the time. This was at breakfast during the 2014 UK doll convention on the England-Wales border.

Two life size vintage dolls


Rebecca and Caroline Realdolls in 2014

Rebecca and Caroline in 2014

Five life-size dolls in 2014

Anoushka, Rebecca, Virginia, Varvara, and Lucy in 2014

Three life size dolls sitting with their owner outdoors

Faina, Anoushka, and Varvara in 2015

Here, Varvara is using Lucy’s body. The head-body attachment is fairly insecure. (She normally borrows Faina’s body, for which the Varvara head was designed.)

Three life size dolls in a kitchen

Cynthia, Lucy, and Sara in 2015

Steampunk life-size dolls

Steampunk dolls Anoushka and Laura

Caroline and Virginia Realdolls among autumn leaves

Caroline and Virginia in 2015

Three life size dolls with a bicycle in a kitchen

Cynthia, Eleanor, and Kylie in 2017

Life size dolls assembling a jig saw puzzle

Virginia, me, Anoushka, Eleanor, Sara, and Cynthia in 2017

June and Cynthia life size dolls in 2018

June and Cynthia in 2018

June and Cynthia life-size dolls sitting on and by a wishing well

Wishing well

Mother and daughter life-size dolls

Mother and daughter: Cynthia and June in December 2018

I sometimes just sit opposite them in the kitchen, just blown away with their life-like presence. They are unmoving, but it is as if their stillness is the illusion, not their realism.