We saw broken brollies in Brooklyn and snapped off spokes in SoHo as we battled though a fierce New York rainstorm last Winter.
This spotty brolly was no match for the rainy gusts of wind blasting through Brooklyn as we headed to the New York Transit Museum.
A trusty plastic bag is employed against the driving rain.
Walking back into Manhattan, we passed trashcans full of broken umbrellas that had failed to survive the storm.
Back into Manhattan, on Canal Street.