“Walkers are ‘practitioners of the city,’ for the city is made to be walked. A city is a language, a repository of possibilities, and walking is the act of speaking that language, of selecting from those possibilities. Just as language limits what can be said, architecture limits where one can walk, but the walker invents other ways to go.”
Rebecca Solnit, Wanderlust: A History of WalkingRead More
A few weeks ago I had to make the somewhat annoying trip to Norway’s capital, Oslo. The goal was to send in an application for a new passport. The main reason for it to be annoying is that the whole delivery-in-person of the application takes about 5-10 minutes, but a plane has to be taken […]Read More
The last to fall were the buildings, distant and solemn, the gravestones for an entire world.
Dan Wells, PartialsRead More