Tag Archives: Manhattan

I’ve Arrived – Sort Of

So. We’ve been living on the Upper West Side for ten days now and I’m writing this looking out at the view that clinched our new apartment. Here it is (left). Buildings! Buildings with hundreds of people in them living hundreds of different lives. And this view is replicated in one form or another all over […]

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Land Ho!

28 Aug 2012: It’s dark, it’s 5am and it’s raining, but it’s thrilling. Up ahead is Manhattan’s wall of skyscrapers. The Statue Of Liberty off to the right, her torch aglow. The decks are packed. The captain’s booming voice drones information about how the Statue was made and shipped to this spot but it’s hard […]

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