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The Urban Beach

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Urban BeachWhen you just can’t get out of town, there’s still somewhere you can go. In the Auckland CBD, here is where you can cool your feet and chill out for a while


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12/02/2013 at 12:04 am

The Concrete Jungle

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Echoes of those who came before… I spotted this frieze on an archway over the entrance to a building built in the 30s or 40s walking around lower Manhattan. There was a tonne of construction going on and the pedestrian walkway was eye level with the frieze – obscuring it with heavy fencing and other barriers. But I spotted it – much to the chagrin of my companion who shrugged and sighed and declared I took far too many photos of things I would not be the least bit interested in once I got home. (She was wrong.)

And I deeply, deeply appreciate, admire and respect the sense of humour of whomever authorised this whimsical little masterpiece.

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26/07/2011 at 12:38 am

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