Local is .... ?
The general meaning of local refers to that which is close to us: that which is next to us; that which is closer than other things.
One of the important aspects of this, but not one that is normally thought about, is the relationship of scale. Local can mean something that, in addition to not normally being thought about, is actually hard to develop the picture and concept of in one's mind.
Meanwhile, as more content is added to this site, this site will become more enjoyable and informative, but please also enjoy other web sites while this web site continues in it's making .... The National Gallery, The Tate, The Louvre, and Getty Images