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A bleak vision of the city?

This advert came on the T.V. whilst I was watching something I cant even remember. But I was totally captured by the animation, & the song in the ad. The story of the advert: ‘Young Jack and his faithful little

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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 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

Nature in the City.

When I first started this blog, I posted about a guy called Richard who reclaims unloved patches of public land for the benefit of the local community. I came across his story in a T.V. commercial…

Making a living in the city, busking.

Ever since being a youngster, have really enjoyed listening to Cat Stevens. This advert by the good people at Amazon makes me smile!

How we should behave in the city.

I saw this advertisement on You tube by accident when looking for a particular piece of music included on another advertisement. The add really touched me, and actually gave me inspiration on how to live in the city in the