As the regular visitor to this blog, you should know by now that I love a good sign. And vacations are the time to find some extra-special ones. Whether it be an interesting name for a business, the never-ending wonder of American place names, and the simple theatre signs that raises more questions than it … Continue reading On Vacation Signs
Every time I travel, it’s like I’m catching up on what the outside world already knows. On our trip to San Francisco earlier this year, the number of people Lyft-ing and Uber-ing on the curbside outside hotels and restaurants was remarkable – to me. Maybe this is just how the world works for the modern … Continue reading #Illinois2018 – Do You Waze?
Part 3: A Zillion Steps Thursday, we set out to see sights. We left as soon as our laundry was done (priorities…) and headed towards the wharf. Pictures were taken. An early lunch was had at a place way above our pay grades. To establish my working-class credentials, I ordered the fish and chips. Of … Continue reading San Francisco Tales: Part III
As well as awesome sea lions, something else that San Francisco has that my crappy little seaside birthplace didn't is a much more inclusive parking policy. This way to park your crabs.
We went to San Francisco recently, and the idea of spending time by the water wasn't that thrilling for me, as I grew up in a rubbishy little English seaside town. But if we'd had something like this, I might never have left.