Posts tagged ‘Rome’

November 23, 2007


This is from central Birmingham so I didn’t have to travel too far; the proximity of Queen Victoria’s statue to the model’s posterior appealed to my puerile sense of humour. It is also of course a pithy juxtaposition of icons an age apart; a commentary on the contrast of public standards & morality between Victorian & modern-day Britain.

This is from Roma, the most beautiful city I’ve ever visited – possibly from inside the so-called Colosseum (more correctly named the Flavian Amphitheatre, if I remember rightly)

This is a spiral staircase from inside the Vatican, looking a lot to me like an MC Escher take on a seashell