lovelock practices

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Each context brings its own twists to things – in this case, how Amsterdam does “lovelocks“. While their presence on the city’s many bridges are to be expected, AMS also brings two new twists:

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First, while affixing locks to bridges (the most common place I’ve seen them to date) doesn’t necessarily affect the bridge’s usability by vehicles and pedestrians, attaching them to the backs and armrests of a public bench is somewhat different. Curious whether this is ever cracked down on.

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Second, what does a combination luggage lock imply about your optimism for the durability of your relationship?

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Finally, what factors determine whether a couple uses graffiti or a lovelock to advertise their romantic bond? This bench has plenty of both:

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