Posts Tagged: travel

Google Street View – West Village, New York

New York’s Narrowest Building 75 1/2 Bedford Street, otherwise known as New York’s narrowest house, built in 1873 has been home to Cary Grant and John Barrymore, among others. It stands 9 feet 6 inches (2.9 meters) narrow, and is

Google Street View – West Village, New York

New York’s Narrowest Building 75 1/2 Bedford Street, otherwise known as New York’s narrowest house, built in 1873 has been home to Cary Grant and John Barrymore, among others. It stands 9 feet 6 inches (2.9 meters) narrow, and is

Google Street View – Manhattan, New York

Narrowest buildings in New York City – 134 E 62nd Street I love the architecture in New York, especially the Dutch influenced, narrow, old brick townhouses. This one on 134 E 62nd Street was built in 1910 and is 12.6

Google Street View – Manhattan, New York

Narrowest buildings in New York City – 134 E 62nd Street I love the architecture in New York, especially the Dutch influenced, narrow, old brick townhouses. This one on 134 E 62nd Street was built in 1910 and is 12.6

Google street view – Manhattan Bridge, NY, USA

From Wisconsin to New York I love this trendy old lady, taking a photo of the google street view van. A drawing of someone, taking a photo of google, taking a photo of herself on Manhattan Bridge, New York City.

Google street view – Manhattan Bridge, NY, USA

From Wisconsin to New York I love this trendy old lady, taking a photo of the google street view van. A drawing of someone, taking a photo of google, taking a photo of herself on Manhattan Bridge, New York City.

Google Street View – Mineral Point, Wisconsin, USA

Travelling without moving – Pendarvis, Mineral Point, Wisconsin, USA Love the clapperboad style architecture of some traditional houses in the U.S. They have an elegant utilitarian aspect to them which I really like.

Google Street View – Mineral Point, Wisconsin, USA

Travelling without moving – Pendarvis, Mineral Point, Wisconsin, USA Love the clapperboad style architecture of some traditional houses in the U.S. They have an elegant utilitarian aspect to them which I really like.

Google Street View – Mineral Point, Wisconsin, USA

A Cornish town in the USA In the 1830’s many of the mines in Cornwall, England closed, following this many of the local Cornish miners emigrated to the USA, some finding themselves in the area of Wisconsin. They began mining

Google Street View – Mineral Point, Wisconsin, USA

A Cornish town in the USA In the 1830’s many of the mines in Cornwall, England closed, following this many of the local Cornish miners emigrated to the USA, some finding themselves in the area of Wisconsin. They began mining

Google Street View – Port Isaac, Cornwall, England.

Nicki B’s Pasty Shop Typical slate fronted House on the harbourside of Port Isaac in Cornwall, England. A busy fishing port since at least the 14th Century, I can only imagine that this Tea shop now selling Cornish pasties was

Google Street View – Port Isaac, Cornwall, England.

Nicki B’s Pasty Shop Typical slate fronted House on the harbourside of Port Isaac in Cornwall, England. A busy fishing port since at least the 14th Century, I can only imagine that this Tea shop now selling Cornish pasties was

Google Street View – Manchester – Adidas Gazelles

This guys in his own world, sporting a pair of What looks like Adidas Gazelles.

Google Street View – Manchester – Adidas Gazelles

This guys in his own world, sporting a pair of What looks like Adidas Gazelles.

Google Street View – Newquay, Cornwall

I love the chaotic jumble of signs, colors and typography. Advertising fishing trips on the sea front in Newquay, Cornwall. Newquay, a traditionally a fishing town, on the Atlantic coast of South West England, is now just as famous for

Google Street View – Newquay, Cornwall

I love the chaotic jumble of signs, colors and typography. Advertising fishing trips on the sea front in Newquay, Cornwall. Newquay, a traditionally a fishing town, on the Atlantic coast of South West England, is now just as famous for

Google Street View – Staithes, North Yorkshire

The Red house, Staithes. The houses in this traditional fisherman’s village in North Yorkshire have names instead of house numbers, much to the annoyance of postmen. This beautiful old building is called the Red House, for obvious reasons.

Google Street View – Staithes, North Yorkshire

The Red house, Staithes. The houses in this traditional fisherman’s village in North Yorkshire have names instead of house numbers, much to the annoyance of postmen. This beautiful old building is called the Red House, for obvious reasons.

Google street view – Staithes, North Yorkshire

A plump lady resting her legs on the Harbourside in Staithes, North Yorkshire.

Google street view – Staithes, North Yorkshire

A plump lady resting her legs on the Harbourside in Staithes, North Yorkshire.

Google Street View- High Street, Staithes

Forget your Castle Coombe or your Mousehole, the most beautiful village in England is Staithes, on the Jurassic coast of North Yorkshire. This chap seems to be having problems with his dog…

Google Street View- High Street, Staithes

Forget your Castle Coombe or your Mousehole, the most beautiful village in England is Staithes, on the Jurassic coast of North Yorkshire. This chap seems to be having problems with his dog…

Urban sketching – Vestergade, Aarhus

Sketching the building opposite, while drinking in my favorite Coffee House in Aarhus yesterday, Streetcafe, on Vestergade. Often the best moments are made up of the simplest of pleasures, nice music courtesy of The National, a good coffee and a

Urban sketching – Vestergade, Aarhus

Sketching the building opposite, while drinking in my favorite Coffee House in Aarhus yesterday, Streetcafe, on Vestergade. Often the best moments are made up of the simplest of pleasures, nice music courtesy of The National, a good coffee and a

Travelling without moving – Justin’s, Church Street, Whitby.

Walking around on google street view -Justin’s fudge shop, Whitby, probably the best fudge in the world, as voted for by me!! They also do very nice locally made ice-cream.

Travelling without moving – Justin’s, Church Street, Whitby.

Walking around on google street view -Justin’s fudge shop, Whitby, probably the best fudge in the world, as voted for by me!! They also do very nice locally made ice-cream.

Travelling without moving – Church Street, Whitby, North Yorkshire

One of many beautiful old buildings in my old home town of Whitby.

Travelling without moving – Church Street, Whitby, North Yorkshire

One of many beautiful old buildings in my old home town of Whitby.

Google Street View – Brooklyn Bridge, NY

A sketch of a photo, taken by google, of an Asian girl, taking photos, of people on Brooklyn Bridge New York.

Google Street View – Brooklyn Bridge, NY

A sketch of a photo, taken by google, of an Asian girl, taking photos, of people on Brooklyn Bridge New York.

Google Street View- (or) Travelling without Moving – Genoa

Another one from Genoa, just off the Piazza Corvetta…Where to next I wonder???

Google Street View- (or) Travelling without Moving – Genoa

Another one from Genoa, just off the Piazza Corvetta…Where to next I wonder???

Travelling without moving – Buenos Aires

Or is that you Google Street view? When I can’t travel there directly, the next best thing is people watching by exploring google street view.. 🙂 🙂

Travelling without moving – Buenos Aires

Or is that you Google Street view? When I can’t travel there directly, the next best thing is people watching by exploring google street view.. 🙂 🙂

Retro Poster Illustration

Some Posters I have been working on for the area where I live. I love the retro feel of these, which somehow increases their appeal and makes them more evocative than just a plain picture or photograph would be.

Retro Poster Illustration

Some Posters I have been working on for the area where I live. I love the retro feel of these, which somehow increases their appeal and makes them more evocative than just a plain picture or photograph would be.

What’s the Story?

I like these sketches, it feels like they are telling a story. Which story I’m not sure? Maybe one about buildings, that had people living in them and then they all left because a plague arrived, or better still, because

What’s the Story?

I like these sketches, it feels like they are telling a story. Which story I’m not sure? Maybe one about buildings, that had people living in them and then they all left because a plague arrived, or better still, because

Herb Lester Associates

It’s been a while since I added a new link but I thought this one definitely worth a mention. Herb Lester Associates publish guides for tourists and locals of the worlds great cities which are witty, curious and opinionated and

Herb Lester Associates

It’s been a while since I added a new link but I thought this one definitely worth a mention. Herb Lester Associates publish guides for tourists and locals of the worlds great cities which are witty, curious and opinionated and

Lesotho

A while ago I was lucky enough to travel extensively with my work. One of the countries I visited was Lesotho, a landlocked independent Kingdom in the heart of South Africa it sits high in the Maluti mountains. As the

Lesotho

A while ago I was lucky enough to travel extensively with my work. One of the countries I visited was Lesotho, a landlocked independent Kingdom in the heart of South Africa it sits high in the Maluti mountains. As the

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Morcote + Sheep

  Sketching in public places invariably attracts the attention of other people. Sketching in Morcote today, ( where we live in Switzerland ), an old lady began talking to me. The first thing she told me was her age. ¨I’m

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Morcote + Sheep

  Sketching in public places invariably attracts the attention of other people. Sketching in Morcote today, ( where we live in Switzerland ), an old lady began talking to me. The first thing she told me was her age. ¨I’m