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Happy Yorkshire Day to all Tykes and Yorkshire lovers around the world

Happy Yorkshire Day! Here is a short selection of photos to celebrate the broad acres of the biggest county of England and its people, The Tykes, wherever you hang out in the world. Please visit my earlier blog post to explore ten … Continue reading

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Composite images of the Spirit of Detroit

Marshall Fredericks One of the most prolific sculptors of the twentieth century, Marshall Fredericks (1908-1998), is recognized for his large-scale figures, public monuments and fountains in more than 150 locations in the USA and other countries including Denmark, England, Finland, Japan, Norway … Continue reading

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Fala meet Meelo

Fala (1940-1952) was Franklin D. Roosevelt’s dog. The Scottish Terrier, originally called Big Boy, got the name after one of FDR’s ancestors from the Scottish Borders, John Murray the Outlaw of Falahill. The non-alloy black & white dog in the … Continue reading

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PhotoPoetry in Motion: War Veterans and War Memorials in #Washington DC

War Veterans Three Wars And more An outsiders tour Not of duty, Respect. Comrades cast From bullet metal Or carved from metamorphics That cure The test of time. Korean dawn No MASH No surgical martinis With laughs, A platoon. Cagily … Continue reading

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Lincoln Street Art Park: exploring the meeting point of the natural and urban worlds in #Detroit

Frank the Dino watches over a small urban art park on Lincoln Street in Detroit. His roots go back, not into fossils but to a range of plastics eventually derived from those fossils- and metals- all found and recycled products that … Continue reading

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The Heidelberg Project: urban environmental art gallery, #Detroit

  Tyree Guyton is an urban environmental artist who, since 1986, has been leading an urban arts movement in Detroit in and around Heidelberg Street in the city’s East End. Over almost three decades, the neighbourhood has been colourfully transformed … Continue reading

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PhotoPoetry in Motion: Keep on running, Terry Fox

Keep on running, Terry Fox Keep on running Though you feel scared Keep on running Though you’ve been scarred Keep on running So we can follow In your footstep On a journey with hope. Terry Fox resides in the hearts … Continue reading

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