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The Future of the Bunker // The Bunker of the Future: three sessions proposed for RGS 2017

I’ve today submitted the formal proposal for a three session bunker strand at this summer’s Royal Geographical Society annual conference (29 August – 1 September 2017, London). 844 more words

Meaning Making

Historic Atlanta: Atlanta Dairies

Atlanta has quite a bit of history but the city seems to be intent on destroying it piece by piece.  Or should that be building by building.   454 more words

Photography

Corkscrew and a bird

Usually, cotton gins aren’t right there in the middle of town. But this one is. Who knows why.

But anyway, the auger makes an interesting, undulating corkscrew-shadow on the corrugated metal walls, while one bird looks on. 29 more words

Photography

SIMPLER TIMES

I love old buildings.  I want to know their history and wish I could see them as they were in their glory days.  But, when they have outlived their usefulness, they are often abandoned and left for nature to reclaim.  305 more words

All but one

This place. I have a strange fascination with it.

It used to be a fancy downtown hotel called (I think) the In Town Inn. It’s been mostly vacant since I can remember, but there are a few hints of its former grandeur. 106 more words

Photography

The Northern State Hospital.

Tucked away in the beautiful scenery of the Pacific Northwest, there are some abandoned buildings surrounding by acres of land. These buildings, while beautiful in a way that only abandoned places can be, are rumored to also be home to ghosts of those who lived and died on the property. 515 more words

Lore

Kampot, Cambodia

Where do I begin about this beautiful place?

Kampot is near the southern coast of the country, near a large river. It is famous for its pepper production, as in peppercorn. 478 more words

Travel