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The Leaning Tower of Pisa

One of my favorite places I visited was Pisa. I think I had one of the best days there simply hanging out on the grass all day.


Chain stores are important markers in the streetscape. People include mass-produced brand associations in with their perspectives of a local street. The globally marketed image, which builds up strong recognition value, also attracts potential shoppers to previously unknown areas. 98 more words

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P for Peabody

From somewhat impoverished and puritanical roots Mr George Peabody, rose from provender of dry goods to merchant banker. Renowned in the States as a patron of educational establishments, in London, it was poverty that pricked the consciences of the well-heeled and principled Victorians. 86 more words

Writing Challenges

So I went to Russia...

I have to admit, I did come back last Sunday (as in over a week ago), but I’ve been so lazy and procrastinatey that I haven’t quite got round it. 2,723 more words

Golden Gate Gorgeous

Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco (January 2013)


Walking up Mountains

Scotland has been one of my favorite trips so far because it had an element that was so different than all previous trips, Family. Not my family, but Ciara’s and they were amazing. 599 more words