Trees have long life spans, but eventually they too die of old age or succumb to diseases or get damaged in thunderstorms and hurricanes. When trees in urban spaces die and show signs of toppling over or breaking off, the city might decide to remove them for the safety of those around. The remaining stumps then provide a wonderful opportunity for wood carvers to showcase their talent and liven up the neighborhood at the same time. Continue reading
A 1938 postcard showing shepherds from the marshy region of Landes, France, getting around on stilts.
The Landes region of southwestern France, bordering the Bay of Biscay, is covered by a large pine forest. Continue reading
The artist Jack Dally has just produced a series of colorful illustrations entitled Essential Living. This series features many characters in action in the English capital. Continue reading
The secret is out for Milan, London, Paris or Barcelona, but Europe has a plethora of destinations that you may not have considered visiting before. Here are 11 lesser-known European towns you should visit… like, right now. Continue reading
All we know about these fascinating photos of London in 1972 is that they were more than likely taken by an American tourist. Continue reading
Spanish sculptor Isabel Miramontes creates figurative bronze sculptures that bring a visual movement to ordinary silhouettes. Her works provide unusual shapes within the body of her subjects Continue reading