Roma sets the scene: the magical Mexico City district behind the film

Roma sets the scene: the magical Mexico City district behind the film

Alfonso Cuarón’s award-winning movie takes place in a gritty, colourful barrio that has retained its stylish eclecticism Mexico City’s Roma for me has long been a place of secrets and spells, where the boundary between real and imaginary dances like clothes fluttering in the breeze on the barrio’s rooftop washing-lines. Related: A local’s guide to Mexico City: 10 tips Continue reading… Read the full story

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Walks of art: six of the best trails in the UK

Walks of art: six of the best trails in the UK

These trails take in everything from street art in Birmingham to Henry Moores in West Yorkshire – where our man and his dog find the natural attractions as alluring as the manmade ones As we head up out of the trees by the lake, the snow comes down and for a few minutes we can see nothing but the grey shapes of sheep as they huddle together. I even mistake the ovine drinking trough for a piece of modern art, an error that could probably only happen here in the…

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