Here's a piece of art that almost got painted over when the Culture Capital year was approaching. Not until March 2008 did the City Council get that this was wctually painted by a now famous artist, named Banksy, who's got rats as his primary symbol. (Check out www.banksy.co.uk if you want to see more.)
But I must say it looks more like a cat...
A day by the sea March 6th 2008 European Capital of Culture 2008?
After a couple of hours on the oldest remaining railroad division in the world, we entered the Liverpool Lime Street station. During 2008, Liverpoool is denominatend the "European Capital of Culture". As a gothenburgian, remembering the strict prohibition of any construction project during the World Championships in Athletics 1995, I was very surprised to see tha ... read more
Europe » United Kingdom » England » Merseyside » Liverpool Great Britain, the dominant industrial and maritime power of the 19th century, played a leading role in developing parliamentary democracy and in advancing literature and science. At its zenith, the British Empire stretched over one-fourth of the ear... ... read more