“I always wanted to live in California because I loved skateboarding.”

(Quote: Demetri Martin) There is an intersection in Venice, California where, once in every light rotation, all of the stop lights turn red and all of the walk signs turn white. For a moment, cyclists, skateboarders, and surfboard-toting pedestrians flood the intersection. Tourists run to the middle of the street for a picture. Cars are […]

Street art: Lavapiés

I live in Lavapiés.  It’s a neighborhood on the south side of Madrid.  Historically it has been a neighborhood of gypsies.  More recently it has become neighborhood of immigrants and hipsters (funny how those things tend to go together).  And it has some awesome street art.  Here are some of my finds. Calle Embajadores. Glorieta […]