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Ireland 2019: Banksy’s Street Art at the Culloden

Can you think of a better anti-establishment symbol than Banksy, the anonymous street artist who has spread his satirical message on walls throughout the world? How about a better pro-establishment symbol in Northern Ireland than the splendid but stuffy Culloden … Continue reading

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MM 195 Octophant

I went back to our trip to London in 2013 to select my entry for this week’s Monochrome Madness Challenge and its Street Art theme. We spent the better part of a day in the Brick Lane area of East … Continue reading

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The Street Art of Glasgow

Edinburgh and Glasgow, the two cities we visited recently in Scotland remind me a lot of two other cities I am very familiar with: San Francisco where I grew up and Oakland where I was born and later returned to … Continue reading

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London 2013: More photos of Brick Lane

Here are some more photos from the stroll I took down Brick Lane in September: On our next day in London we visited Covent Garden at the beginning of our West End Walk. That will be the subject of my … Continue reading

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London 2013: Brick Lane

A couple of weeks ago in my posting on Ian McEwan’s Neighborhood I mentioned Emily Luxton’s blog. Emily is a British travel writer who travels all over but is stationed in London’s East End. I visited her blog a few … Continue reading

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