yeah this is the problem with countries that havent been settled yet. you can drive across them but you cant walk. its a road that connects two places, a big-truck coridoor. the in-between doesnt exist. it hasnt been filled in. i was really rapt with some footage i found of Indianapolis where it looks like like the early GTA games. flat blue sky. horizon just a perfectly straight horizontal line. blank space. buildings that are just big boxes. this is one of my favourite thingsWalking through a big american city is fun. You feel like guy debord. But outside city limits is pure utility, very grim and unfriendly to pedestrian traffic
england as not standing for anything ideologically but centred around the desire to maintain its independence,
its perverse and stubborn englishness, in the face of, for example, the three great euro-tyrants,
namely, napoleon, hitler and the eu.
I think his dad was probably every schoolboy’s nightmare, head of Rugby school and quite the Eminent Victorian.