A (resurrected) Signs of life Brighton special. I can never decide if I like or loathe the place. Here’s a few pieces of evidence, for or against.
I can imagine the local apostrophe police coming down hard on the owners of this shop.
Former path of the A3 at Hindhead between London and Portsmouth.
The Sailor’s stone, with the former path of the A3 visible to its right.
The Celtic cross on Gibbet Hill. From here on a clear day it is possible to see major London landmarks approximately 40 miles away.
Plinth of the Temple of the Four Winds.
Le départ, Tour de France, Rouen, 1997.
Undershaw, once the residence of Arthur Conan Doyle, Hindhead, Surrey, 2010.
Paris, 5th arrondissement, 2010
Paris, 4th arrondissement, 2010.
In sculptor Jean-Robert Ipoustéguy’s vision, Rimbaud, ‘L’homme aux semelles de vent’ (‘The man who strides the wind’), becomes ‘L’homme aux semelles devant’ (‘The man with his feet in front’).
West Dean, West Sussex, 2008
Dust as we are, the immortal spirit grows
Like harmony in music; there is a dark
Inscrutable workmanship that reconciles
Discordant elements, makes them cling together
In one society.
– Wordsworth, ‘The prelude’
Winchester, Hampshire, 2010
Barge House Street, London, SE1, 2005