Author Archives: conorcarman

Brick Lane, Mang.

It was crowded, sure, but what’s really dribbling outta the fingertips right now reads like this: I am certain that I’ve never seen better graffiti than what lives in-between the lines of Brick Lane’s geography. There’s some authentic: Some sharp: … Continue reading

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Prague & Now

I told myself that I’d sit here and write about how Gothic and Stuck In Time Prague was–how it displayed to me an incandescence like no other city I’ve visited to date. That Prague was dark, mysterious; a old-world city topped by only Rome … Continue reading

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It All

So it was about mid-day outside the Museum of Fine Arts Boston when Freddy roared through my line of sight for the first time on his skateboard. The sun winked. I was sitting on the first of three marble benches … Continue reading

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Snow-Globes at Hyde Park

       Hyde Park. Beautiful, like Central Park, but with a better name, and divided by The Serpentine River from its other half, The Kensington Gardens. I’ve witnessed endless University Art student photo-shoots as well as people taking lunch … Continue reading

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Manhattan Rembrandt

Alright, I know I’m cheating here in not writing about London directly. But I stumbled upon a skater and filmer trying to get a clip of a nose grind down a four-stair kinked rail today that I just had to … Continue reading

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Diary from the 4th floor window of a Hostel for the skinny wallet

Verbatim: Amsterdam, oh Amsterdam; Your narrow lanes and Calvinist-steepled architecture have me drifting into bicycle-ringing traffic–as of now I’m a spinning mind of Northern-European proofs. But don’t take my awe quite to heart now; I’m American: My mixed-blood gets giddy when … Continue reading

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It Felt Good Again

Yesterday I skated through Shoreditch and revisited the spots I’d come across on that first rainy day I arrived in this city–where I wandered around aimlessly, without coffee.  A journey brutally anti-climactic without caffeine or wheels. But anyway I went … Continue reading

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