Tuesday, January 24, 2006

Berkeley Days

Working in Berkeley can be fun but wearying. What I enjoy most is all the green foliage in the hills and throughout the city, and the odd architectural details, such as The Addison Streetscape Project:


I can go to the Capoeira Cafe for coffee at lunchtime and pass my favorite mosiac sculpture on the wall:

and see my favorite collage sculpture in the sidewalk:

Sporadically in the sidewalk are poems on Addison Street also. Good poems. Like the library, this street makes my day.

Also in Berkeley is my favorite little doorway. This is the shopfront I have always wanted, like the shops in Venice or Gladstone's Land in Edinburgh:

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