"Todays conservative Millennials and Gen Z readers will view all this as if it’s a TikTok from another, more prurient planet, and recoil"
"There is little to suggest from the outside of Can Bordoy that it is as grand as it is. The walk to it involves narrow, cobbled, fairy tale alleyways that twist and turn. Then: BOOM"
"I like a mix of the country tradesman and the flamboyant lunatic aristocrat. Historically, I feel both were very true to themselves in the clothes they wore"
"The violence of the weather, and the mangled ghostly architecture, with its mountains of rubble and rows upon rows of smashed windows, creates something weird and otherworldly. It is The Tempest, rewritten by J.G. Ballard"
"The wreck itself, juxtaposed with the beach it will never move from, is beautiful. It is ruined and tarnished and weathered and frightening"
"Ruthlessly self-serving and cruel, often cringe-inducingly pretentious, but also, more than anything, a raffish savant"
Independent and underground cinema is a dream palace for the rediscovery of the lost landscapes of London and New York City
"I wondered though – this design has cost fortunes. How many people signed off on it before it went into production?"
"I periodically locked gaze with the barman, who was clearly also hoping for some Godzilla-type event to hit the hotel"