Art or Vandalism?


I must admit I am a big fan of street art, as long as it’s not just scrawled names or slogans, and isn’t on properties where occupiers would object. Nowadays however in many cities, old or derelict areas are being designated as areas where such art can legitimately be created. In a few days we … Continue reading Art or Vandalism?

Postcard from America #10 Chicago and wild garlic!


Chicago and Wild Garlic!   As the train pulls out on its long journey to New York for our final few days in the US, I begin to realise how little I know and how little we've seen of this magnificent city. Let's start with its name based on the Native American word for wild … Continue reading Postcard from America #10 Chicago and wild garlic!