For the past six years,
Just outside Salisbury station (on the Bath side, and on your left hand side if you’re facing the direction of travel) is a large graffito on a wooden fence which reads CAST IRON SHORES (no photo, unfortunately). I’ve wondered what it was all about for some time, but the thought to check on the interweb for information has never stayed with me for long enough (certainly not for the rest of the journey) to actually do so. Until today, that is. Apparently, they’re a Salisbury-based rock band, which is such a mundane explanation that I feel rather cheated.
On the subject of graffiti, stencil graffiti is starting to appear in some areas of Bath (the first that I saw was what looks like Davy Jones of the Monkees in an alleyway between Upper Borough Walls and West Street). On Saturday I saw this gem, which pretty much summed up my feelings about Christmas shopping: