Modernist architecture in Reykjavik

Posted on February 8, 2016 by Toothpicker


Háteigskirkja Church
Reykjavik has a vast array of modern architecture, and the Nordic design style is discernible. Walking is the ideal way to explore the city's architecture, and I was grateful to have brought my warm snow boots.
The designs of the Icelandic churches are intriguing, and I wished that I had more [...]

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Maze Hill Pottery's open studio

Posted on December 12, 2015 by Toothpicker

Top left: The disused ticket office-turned pottery studio; Top right: Lisa Hammond's beautiful Soda & Shino glaze pottery
London is full of hidden gems, not only they are off tourists' radar, but many are also unknown to Londoners. Since I live north of the river, I am quite oblivious to events that [...]

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Beat the winter blues... California dreaming

Posted on February 4, 2012 by Toothpicker

No, I haven't flown to California yet... I was listening to 'California dreaming' while I was out in sub-zero temperature and I couldn't stop daydreaming (one of my favourite hobbies) about it!! Oh, how I wish I was there now! You will know what I mean when you look at the photos [...]

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