Southampton, P2

(1) The fabulous flying boats of the Solent Sky museum (c|net) (2) Wonderful prose from Southampton Sketches by Elsie M. Sandell: “How deep was the delight in former days to be able to sail on the Test, dropping slowly downstream with the evening tide, seeing the full beauty of the old western walls suffused in […]

Weekend 445.0 (Terminus)

(1) A quote from Absolutely On Music by Haruki Murakami: “In that sense, Seiji Ozawa is simultaneously an unschooled ‘child of nature’ and a fountain of deep, practical wisdom; a man who must have what he wants immediately and who can be infinitely patient; a man with bright confidence in the people around him who […]

Southampton

Concluding my three city swing (Austin, Portland, and Southampton) with another list. What’s surprisingly missing from this one is anything White Star Line / Titanic related. I was in Southampton for a football match…not to find the Heart of the Ocean. (1) Sir James Matthews Building is part of Solvent University and features paintings that commemorate the […]