Dublin Georgian North-East is a sociable walking tour this Sunday 16th August. It explores in depth and with some humour, Parnell/Rutland Square, the Rotunda Lying- In Hospital, then further afield, the north and eastern sections of the magnificent old “Gardiner estate”. We’ll explore the complex history of Parnell/Rutland Square, including the pivotal place of the … Continue reading Magnificent vision: doomed ambition: Dublin Georgian North-East Sun 16th Aug.
Our 4 special Dublin walks: Georgian, Victorian, Medieval & Modern. (And how to enjoy the Dublin Decoded experience) Thank you to everyone who came on our 6 lovely Georgian architecture walking tours this summer, (3 walks in July, 3 in August) The feedback has been fantastic and very generous. We enjoyed your company too, … Continue reading Our 4 magic Dublin walks: Georgian, Medieval & more.
If you are rushing through 14th Street station in New York, or perhaps just distracted by your book, newspaper or cellphone, it’s easy to completely miss these charming little fellows. Naturally they can’t be a trip or bump-hazard, so they’re placed out of the way. That means tucked discreetly out of the natural sight-lines too. … Continue reading the metal midget figures of 14th Street Station in New York (Public sculpture NYC iii)
A favoured day-trip for tourists in New York (like ourselves) is walking across the amazing Brooklyn Bridge over the broad and mighty East river, finally arriving at the borough of Brooklyn itself, then spending a very pleasant day there. Many people start around the Dumbo area (above), others stroll along the seaside linear park, (its … Continue reading Art, Scale & experience in New York City (Public sculpture ii)
Art on the High Line. Public sculpture in New York City. Just back from a break away, in New York city. Quite frankly, there’s so much to say about the place, and especially about the amazing art, public art, sculpture, public sculpture, architecture, town planning, heritage conservation, artists, street-scapes, mood, scene and politics, that if … Continue reading Art on the High Line. Public sculpture in New York City.