Browse tag

Iconic.

Home / Posts Tagged "Iconic."

Latest Posts

Nasa meets the Clangers! Collecting moon rock is boring, have some Blue string pudding instead!

A piece of Genesis rock or a large helping of blue string pudding? Must of been a tough decision for the Apollo 15 crew!

Read More
The worst form of inequality?

A truism even today?

Iconic T.V. Theme. BBC’s ‘Holiday Programme.

Just had to add this theme track and video as it seems to capture some of what ‘Invitation to the city’ is about. It also takes me back to my childhood, and late evening television and the occasional school organised holiday. Okay,

Iconic London Tube Map.

Having used the London underground many times, I became interested in the history behind the iconic underground map. A simple Google search revealed a wealth of information, and introduced another avenue of discovery! Photo credit: TfL from the London Transport Museum collection. 

The Heroine of Trafalgar: The Fighting Temeraire (1839)

Always liked this painting by Turner. The heroine of Trafalgar, the Fighting Temeraire, is towed up the Thames to be broken up at Rotherhithe. No longer loved, she is being towed by steam tugs which illustrate how new technologies replace

The Scream by Munch. What do you feel?

Picture courtesy of edvardmunch.org Everyone can look at Munch’s painting The Scream (1893) and perhaps feel something?

City Anthem: By Manic Street Preachers.

Iconic tune from the late 1990’s. Photo courtesy of youtube.com

The iconic Concorde.

Photograph courtesy of The Telegraph. As a result of technological advances in transport through the last 200 years, the time it takes to physically travel between two places has steadily been reduced. However, in 2003 with the retirement of the supersonic Concorde

Music for the Soul: Gaia by James Taylor.

Lost for words to say how much this track underscores my personal history and life journey!

Earthrise: Christmas eve 1968.

Cannot fail to be moved by the Earthrise photograph taken on Christmas eve 1968. Officially tagged as AS8-14-2383, the photograph taken by William Anders during the Apollo 8 mission to orbit the moon was credited as the most influential environmental photograph