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"I remodelled, but I left it so that when danger threatens I can still take refuge in the redoubt."
Tags:castle, castles, fortress, fortresses, remodel, remodeling, remodelled, remodeled, house, housing, king, kings, royalty, royals, safety, panic room, panic rooms, redoubt, redoubts, architecture, architects, building, buildings, flipping, house flipping, house flipper, contractors, contractor, building contractor, building contractors, protection, protections, protect, guard, guard, sentry, sentries, guard tower, guard towers, tower, towers
A man sees a "you are here" sign as he falls from a building.
Tags:building, buildings, high rise, high rises, tower, towers, skyscraper, skyscrapers, observation deck, observation decks, fall, falls, falling, fall off, falls off, falling off, long fall, long falls, accident, accidents, accidental, you are here, guide, guides, sign, signs, orient, orients, orienting, orientation, lost, get lost, getting lost
'We were thinking of building something a little subtle this time... haha, just kidding, make it horrible.'
"We are not under siege, Your Majesty. You just have a siege mentality."
Tags:peasant, peasants, soldier, soldiers, medieval, warrior, warriors, siege, sieged, sieges, siege ladder, ladder, ladders, siege tower, tower, towers, siege towers, castle, castles, aide, aides, king, kings, threat, threatened, siege mentality, psychology, insecure, insecurity, ego, egotistical, parallel, parallels
'I'm not going to lie to you Mr. Trumps, we've had a few setbacks on the new tower.'
Tags:jenga, game, games, tower, towers, construction zone, construction zones, building site, building sites, builder, builders, construction worker, construction workers, goal, goals, deadline, deadlines, confession, confessions, architecture, architect, architects, the argyle sweater, argyle sweater
"They look happy."
Tags:king, kings, royalty, ruler, rulers, ruling, castles, castle, tower, towers, battlement, battlements, king's aid, kings aid, peasant, peasants, underling, underlings, wealth, wealthy, rich, riches, rich people, wealthy people, distant, distanced, desensitised, desensitisation, privilege, privileged, olden days, the olden days, happy, happiness, looking happy, detached, detachment
'Wow, you're absolutely right! From up here, they look EXACTLY like us!'
Water Towers Labelled 'Still' and 'Sparkling'
Tags:water, ironic, irony, dramatic irony, still, still water, still or sparkling, sparkling, sparkling water, water, water tower, infrastructure, tower, towers, store, stored, stores, barrel, barrels, urban life, urban, dry, region, regions, regional, dry weather, summer, option, options, luxury, luxuries, option, options, choice, choices, drink, drinks, drinking, play on words, word play, word-play, pun, puns, well known, well-known phrase, phrases, everyday, every day
'Actually, I took up smoking just so I could get another work break.'
Tags:smoke, smoker, smokers, smoking, smokes, smoked, break, breaks, work break, work breaks, smoking area, smoking areas, tower, towers, tower block, tower blocks, city, cities, skyscraper, skyscrapers, secondhand smoke, pigeon, pigeons, bird, birds, reason, reasons, lazy, the flying mccoys, flying mccoys
"Escher! Get your ass up here."
Tags:escher, mc escher, m.c. escher, perspective, perspectives, illusion, illusions, optical illusion, optical illusions, impossible, impossible device, construction, construction worker, construction workers, builder, builders, building, buildings, tower, towers, high rise, high rises, high riser, high risers, perspective, perspectives, perspective trick, perspective tricks
Rapunzel Plot Twist
Tags:plot twist, plot twists, fairytale, fairytales, fairy tale, fairy tales, german fairy tale, german fairy tales, german fairytale, german fairytales, brothers grimm, princess, princesses, prince, princes, castle, castles, tower, towers, plot twist, plot twists, other woman, the other woman, change of plans
"Sure, sure, we have to do everything your way."
Tags:fairytale, fairytales, fairy tale, fairy tales, book, books, children's story, children's stories, literature, story, stories, brothers grimm, rapunzel, hair, long hair, prince, princes, tower, towers, damsel in distress, grappling hook, rope, ropes, climb, climbing, relationship, relationships, relationship problems, relationship issues, couple, couples, argument, arguments, arguing, fight, fights, fighting, disagreement, disagreements, compromise, compromises, negotiating, negotiation, negotiations, bargain, bargains, bargaining, communication, you way, my way, woman, women, stereotype, sterotypes
"He's his own worst enemy."
Tags:king, kings, kingly, castle, castles, fort, fortress, enemy, enemies, moat, moats, defend, defense, defence, safe, safety, danger, dangerous, dangers, cliche, cliches, proverb, proverbs, defenses, stronghold, citadel, citadels, tower, defenses, own worst enemy, worst, enemy, his own worst enemy, their own worst enemy, her own worst enemy, ruler, monarch, monarchy, crown
'You're a bit low on approach, Flight 203!'
A giant ape struggles to climb twin towers.
A sign at a nuclear power plant - 'In case of emergency run!'
Skyscraper/Tower of Babel
Tags:tower of babel, skyscraper, skyscrapers, human endeavour, building site, building sites, construction site, construction sites, human limitation, human limitations, arrogance, ambition, human ambition, architecture, architect, architects, language, languages, language divide, language barrier, human cooperation, empire state building, tower, towers, urban expansion, bible story, bible stories
'Rapunzel, Rapunzel, let down your hair...'
Heart shaped moon over the city.
Tags:hair, hair do, hair dos, hair style, hair styles, hair stylist, hair stylists, barber, barbers, coiffure, coiffures, long hair, hygiene, hygienic, sanitary, germs, lice, head lice, hipster, hipsters, crazy, insane, insanity, family, families, nausea, city streets, city, cities, urban, prejudging, prejudge, prejudging, assumption, assumptions, fear, afraid, rapunzel, let down your hair, folk tale, folk tales, folk lore, storybook, storybooks, children's story, children's stories, medieval, middle ages, tower, towers, castles, apartment, apartments, condominium, condominiums, flat, flats, apartment buildings, buildings, rapunzel
In hindsight, Giovanni realised that it was probably a bad idea hiring a builder with a short leg!
A girl heads off to school, having climbed out of her tower.
"Rapunzel? Rapunzel moved out years ago. I'm Bruce, and I have a stack of old newspaper clippings I'd like to show you."
Tags:mislead, misleads, misleading, misled, rapunzel, fairy tale, fairy tales, handsome prince, handsome princes, rescue, rescues, rescuing, rescuer, beard, beards, long beard, long beards, bearded, newspaper, newspapers, loon, loons, looney, insane, insanity, tower, towers, locked away, hermit, hermits, hoarder, hoarders, hoarding, mentally ill, mental illness, mental illnesses
'You're a bit low on approach, Flight 203!'