Being a Geographer with a bend toward the human/cultural branch I am always alert when abroad for signs, advertising, and graffiti. This has developed a penchant in me to periodically disappear from my tour group, then reappear with few people noticing; I’ve only gotten lost once. The risk of me losing my group is a small price to pay for my forays from the flock.
I tend to look for how different cultures do the same things, just differently. For example…
I particularly liked the politeness in London:
Those were on the way to Buckingham Palace as was this one:
In a post Brexit world I understand why this was only one of two indications there was going to be a vote, the other was to get out of the EU, so at the time I figured the odds were 50/50.
Waiting for the bus to Oxford….
Favorite Graffiti from London; apropos given Brexit vote and carnivalesque Presidential race…
In Oxford you can buy…..
I like that a dentist is above White Stuff even more!
I’m a dog person.
Lastly, it wouldn’t have been a trip abroad without:
Bubba Gumps? Really?