Friday, September 16, 2011

0.11b a map of the square

I found this map on the website , and also, and
What I like about this map is that it shows, in a general way, the roads into the neighbourhoods that surround the great square. It also offers some very practical information. There are many things missing, such as public washrooms, and the coffee shop that are located on the north side of the main plaza, in the heart of the Square. An important 'Legend' omission is that the little red dots represent bus stops. to get details, check TFL area map pdf;

Friday, April 1, 2011

3.8 Albertville

With the Royal wedding fast approaching, and with some interest generated by the film, 'The King’s Speech', it would be prudent to talk of this community of grand Institutions, located south of the Albert Memorial and Royal Albert Hall, which I like to call “Albertville”.

I hope you do not think it too cheesy that I have stepped on the tows of, (actually attempting to behead), Albertopolis. I have done this only because I like to save a couple of syllables whenever I can. So yes, I am cheating the clever person who first coined that phrase. Therefore, anything that is Albertville, is actually "Albertopolis".

No matter, it is all in the name of Prince Albert, who was an essential element in the transition from the Industrial Revolution, into the era of Technical innovation. A visionary in the battle against the forces of ignorance.

Cheers, and enjoy the wealth of Human achievement that has been assembled here, for your enrichment.

PS: another decent 'Royal' movie of late is "The Young Victoria",

The Google Art Project

A great new way to get into the gallery from you home computer.