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Sigur Ròs ~ 'Samskeyti' 🎧
Spettro | Colori | Voci | Suoni | da imparare.

Hot pies at the village store 😍 the village of Buckden in the Dales


Lincoln Cathedral cloister

The Spirit of #Liverpool. The sculptor who carved the Spirit of Liverpool in the 1870s, John Warrington Wood, created an allegorical statue in which there are many symbols representing the city of Liverpool in the late 19th century.

Liverpool is portrayed as a gigantic royal woman wearing a crown and a laurel wreath on her head. She is sitting on a bale of cotton that portrays Liverpool’s trade and industry. A Liver bird, a fictional bird that is a symbol of Liverpool, is sitting by her left arm and in her left hand she is holding a steamship propeller. In her right hand she is holding a trident. Both the trident and the propeller are symbols of domination over the sea. At her feet is a painter’s palette, a compass and a setsquare.

This combination of objects was meant to symbolise that the arts find their support from trade and industry. This is not an unusual idea to be put forward in the late 19th century, especially by wealthy businessmen who supported grand building and artistic projects in Liverpool at this time.

Dazzling Snowdrop, the ferry cross the Mersey

Hustle and Bustle of the German Market, St George's Plateau, Lime Street Liverpool

Almost quarter past twelve

Thank you to everyone for following me and the likes over the last year. It's very much appreciated! Happy new year! #2016bestnine

White Star reflections. Albion House (also known as "30 James Street" or the White Star Building) is a Grade II* listed building located in Liverpool, England. It was constructed between 1896 and 1898 and is positioned on the corner of James Street and The Strand across from the Pier Head. It was here that the Titanic was designed.

Bluecoat Chambers, Liverpool

Beach Head, Eastbourne

The Long Walk, Windsor Castle, Royal Berkshire, England

Christmas Carols

The Royal Arcade, Old Bond Street, Mayfair, London.

Pier Head Liverpool from the Albert Dock

May you experience lots of love, laughter and joy this Christmas and beyond and a very Happy New Year too.

Happy #Christmas everyone!

Moore's Brothers, Liverpool Church Street

Chandos pub, Trafalgar Square/Charing Cross Road

Have a liverbird Christmas!