Garbage or treasure? The joy of finding junk on the streets of London

I like to think I’ve always had a good eye for tat. My living room is full of almost certainly haunted used treasures, including a crocodile head, three (three!) Busts by Elvis Presley, and a vintage bamboo stand filled with copies of a suspicious 1970s magazine called Naked Yoga. If the human Quality Street, who … Read more

The Calhoun Monuments art proposal met with skepticism

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) – A proposal that would see the John C. Calhoun monument appear as part of a 2023 California art exhibit did not go well for members of the Charleston Commission on History. Commissioners expressed concern about the political nature of such a demonstration. “It seems that this exhibition will be a very … Read more

Fallen veteran and his four-legged friend honored with new statue in DC

WASHINGTON (Gray DC) – Shipping John Douangdara lost his life far too soon. Now, his legacy, and his trusted companions, will live on indefinitely in Washington DC This Veterans Day, more than 10 years after John Douangdara’s helicopter came under fire in Afghanistan, the US Navy Memorial unveiled a statue depicting his “Service and Sacrifice.” … Read more

Fallen veteran and his four-legged friend honored with new statue in DC

WASHINGTON (Gray DC) – Shipping John Douangdara lost his life far too soon. Now, his legacy, and his trusted companions, will live on indefinitely in Washington DC This Veterans Day, more than 10 years after John Douangdara’s helicopter came under fire in Afghanistan, the US Navy Memorial unveiled a statue depicting his “Service and Sacrifice.” … Read more