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Corners, Maps, Wandering

Finding the corner

by Steve Dearden

Madrid — Maybe the best way to read this to scroll up so you can’t see the photo you’ve just looked at again, or maybe screw one eye up so you can read the words but the picture drops out of focus. Driving out of Madrid, on my last visit two years ago, I got a glimpse of a corner and an overwhelming feeling I’d like to come here again, not just to Madrid but to that exact spot. Just something about it. ...

Maps, history

Getting nostalgic

by Adrian Tribe

Sevenoaks — OK, so I’m not that old, but I do rather love maps, and especially old maps. I have quite a few of the village and surrounding area where I live, although mainly photos of maps rather than the real t...

Cycling, Maps, Today's office

Hills like sleeping dogs

by Steve Dearden

Ilkley — I am riding a flower at the moment. It’s a way of choosing routes, a way of coping with the map being red. I have never really thought about how I choose which way I’ll ride my bike, sometimes I kno...

Airport, Traveling, Maps

Face direction of travel

by Nelson Harst

New york — I looked up from my phone long enough to see the doors slip shut at Howard Beach. I was a bit dazed, having just accidentally bought an antique map of Borneo. Ever since the A-Train emerged from unde...

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