June 10, 2009

Old Blighty

As this blog transitions to photo-only mode, it may be time for me to finish editing my spring break photos already. The Portugal photos are slow going, but I've got the UK photos going at a steady clip. Some examples:

Trafalgar Square:


Thames by night, variation 1 of a kajillion:

Buckingham Palace:

June 27, 2009

The Terrible Cost of Progress

As noted before, my heart grew three sizes every time I passed Bad Apple Bail Bonds, where the guilt of clients was both presumed and essentialized with a brilliantly unsubtle name and logo.

In my secret soul, I knew nothing this marvelous would last forever. But I never expected it to become such a horror as this:

Shame is dead. So is the best logo ever. R.I.P., worm in retro prison garb. May your memory never fade.

June 29, 2009

Again at the Smith & 9th stop . . .

My cellphone's special assignment as go-to device for deliberately screwy panoramic pictures of the subway continues: