Posts Tagged With: San Francisco

Return to San Francisco

Here’s a travelogue of a crazy vacation in the City by the Bay. My favourite place on Earth, I’m never happier than when I’m tearing about trying to see everything at once. Such a handsome place, bursting with character and charm, inspirational and romantic. And if you’ve never seen a zebra crossing turn into a coy carp then you’ve never been to The Haight…

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Postcards From Barbary Lane – The House

Collage of an imaginary postcard from Barbary Lane in Armistead Maupin's Tales of the CityThe first view of Number 28 Barbary Lane is a magical thing. Mary Anne Singleton is almost like Alice going down the rabbit hole, as she enters the leafy courtyard and the mystery of her future vanishes. Maupin’s words build intrigue, weaving a fable of San Francisco, compulsive for adventurers and dreamers alike.

See more Postcards From Barbary Lane here, and more posts about Tales of the City on this page.

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Trick or Treat

Roll up! Roll up! Bearded ladies and strongmen in San Francisco! Watch the spooky movie trailer and see the horrors which lurk beneath Manchester. Read all about the most disturbing ghost story ever written! It’s all real! Click on any panel to be transported…


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Hunky Devil

Halloween muscle in the Castro, San Francisco 2007Warning! Clicking on this picture will take you to San Francisco in the year 2007 where you will be thrown into the midst of an insane street party. Click with caution.

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Sausalito Sunshine

Mark Wallis Baker beach the vibes

Me on Baker Beach

Sunshine in sausalito the vibes

The sun burning off the fog on a Sausalito hillside

Fog poem Golden Gate Beach the vibes

Fog poem on the beach near the Golden Gate Bridge

Dusty backroad sausalito the vibes

Dusty backroad, Sausalito

These are warm hazy memories of my trip to San Francisco, where the fog hid from us during an October heatwave in 2007. The dusty sunshine in Sausalito was idyllic, as we had breakfast with bears in an old wooden cafe and explored the Marina. I really appreciate these pictures as Manchester is lashed by rain for the third month running… and I wonder, where is the sun?

marina sausalito the vibes

The Marina, Sausalito

Sunset on the Haight the vibes

Sunset on the Haight

The Palace of Fine Arts, San Francisco the vibes

The Palace of Fine Arts

Golden Gate Sun

The sun setting behind the trees near the Golden Gate Bridge

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