Off Piste

A miscellaneous category for things that aren’t exactly within the remit of the site but have caught the eye nonetheless.




No.2 Sign Painting shop from Greatest Wonder of the World Exhibition
While on my recent travels I was lucky enough to stumble upon The Greatest Wonder of the World exhibition at the State Library of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia. The banner outside in big gold letters of various scripts obviously attracted my attention, and […]

The Greatest Wonder of the World







Hand painted welcome sign for Small London in Nigeria 1
I didn’t think I’d end up writing about the major sporting event beginning with ‘O’ in my home town of London. That was until I came across this TV spot from Nike. It features many of the other ‘Londons’ found in the world, including, at […]

TV commercial features hand painted sign for Small London, Nigeria