Archive for the 'Nigel Beale Photos' Category
Walls in Havana are put to quite
uses. Granted, there may be a smattering of political propaganda, but one thing
that is blessedly absent: bullshit advertising.
Legend has it that the executioners in Le Mans used to wipe their hands on this pillar (Le pilier rouge) to get the blood off them.
and here’s what they did with the guys whose necks were too tough to chop through…
note at the bottom of the Pilier Rouge the big stones jutting out of the ground
they were used by pedestrians to hide their tootsies behind when horse carriages came lumbering through the narrow streets
Despite its dearth of decent antiquarian booksellers (Blue Bicycle is a good community used bookstore with a sizeable selection of categories to choose from – not too deep in fiction or poetry though, and only a shelf or two of anything resembling rare or collectible books) Charleston the city (used to be the fourth largest in the States) is strong in antebellum and civil war history - it