An interesting fact about Peebles - it now "has the highest shoe shop to population ratio in the UK..."It has been a market town, functioning woollen mill town and now a successful high street town on the Scottish Borders.
Reykjavik or the 'Bay of Smokes', so called because of the steam rising from its hot springs, is now a renowned spot for nightlife.
As Iceland's capital, it is the largest city in the country and an increasingly popular place to visit. It is not, as many might believe, encased in constant ice and snow....
English artist Sutherland produced abstract art, as well as glass and fabric design. He was an official WW2 artist and also did portrait work, with Winston Churchill amongst his subjects.
The picture gives an idea of the area referenced by LMS – Pimlico, located in central London, was and is an area of impressive Regency architecture and accompanying gardens.
The Café de Flore in Paris has enjoyed many intellectual visitors over the years, including the French philosopher Jean-Paul Charles Aymard Sartre (1905-1980).
Inside, the Flore retains a classic art deco interior, with all red seating, mirrors and mahogany wood. It was where Sartre would meet feminist author and social theorist Simone de Beauvoir to discuss existentlaiism theories over a drink.
Sartre was and still is, renowned for his thinking and also held the titles of novelist, playwright, screenwriter and political activist to name a few.