My Own Personal Atlas Obscura

After two and a half years of writing (very much in a feast-famine-feast pattern), I have finally reached the milestone of my 100th post. My original plan had either been to write an interesting and quirky post based around the number 100 (or write and share some 100-word drabbles), but my muse decided to take … Continue reading My Own Personal Atlas Obscura

Komorebi in the Park

Today is a Bank Holiday Monday. Specifically, it is the fourth Bank Holiday of 2020 which has been spent under lock down. Unusually for such an occasion, the weather is glorious (to other people, not to my Scots-Irish genetics which are happiest in the grey, cold and rain). I spent some time this morning taking … Continue reading Komorebi in the Park

Statues, Statues Everywhere! Leicester Square, London

For the last few weeks, Leicester Square has been quiet. There are no green-skinned witches defying the laws of physics, no lion cubs longing for their ascension to the throne, and no pop-ballad belting King George III. There are only empty chairs at empty tables. Word is still out on the reported haunting of the … Continue reading Statues, Statues Everywhere! Leicester Square, London

Statues, Statues Everywhere! Hamilton, New Zealand

(Not to be confused with the South Lanarkshire home of Hamilton Academical Football Club or any of the fifty or so other towns and cities across the globe which share this name.) Welcome to another Antipodean Statues, Statues post, this time coming from the city of Hamilton (or Kirikiriroa, to give its Māori name) on New … Continue reading Statues, Statues Everywhere! Hamilton, New Zealand