Monthly Archives: July 2015

Walking the edges

‘The Perimeter is a photography project by Quintin Lake based on walking 10,000km around the coast of Britain in sections. The journey started on 17th April 2015 at St Paul’s cathedral and I’m following the coast clockwise. I expect the … Continue reading

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Things from here and there

Mysterious, Abandoned Indonesian Church Shaped like a Giant Chicken / compare and contrast the puns and names conjured up in the English translations of Asterix / ‘Have you never paused to wonder at the delicate hum that lurks behind the … Continue reading

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A long way from here

Ah, Britain then and now: Salford, 1964 versus the penthouse apartment at Neo Bankside. Still apparently unsold / the Britmovie forums are the place to go for old film stills / real-time map of global cyber attacks, or so they … Continue reading

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Old, new and everything in between

A random collection of everything. designers moan about the Apple watch / traffic in 1980s London was stylish / the Atom bomb tests, 70 years on / Dead Disney, ‘When the Magic Kingdom Ends’ / drink a pint in Metro-land, … Continue reading

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Strange incredible truths

UFOs are still a thing, apparently. Related, a treasure trove of UFO Books. We confidently predict the X-Files Revival will fill the friendly skills with alien incursions once more.

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Streets of London

Random things today / art direction by Hugo Moreno / pop-up floppy / Embarrassing Treasures, a delightful repository of old advice manuals, TV guides, theme park literature and other outdated literature / the modern equivalent, perhaps: the Autocomplete Archive / … Continue reading

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The Elephant in the Park

The word ‘viability’ has a clinical ring to it, but it’s at the heart of London’s current restructuring. Oliver Wainwright’s recent epic piece on the capital’s redevelopment looks at ‘how developers exploit [the] flawed planning system to minimise affordable housing‘. … Continue reading

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Time machines

The World’s Littlest Skyscraper / Diedrica, a weblog about architecture / Minecraft is a skill / Landscape, Art and Architecture, a tumblr / What did you do in the design studio today, Daddy? A 1996 view from the drawing board, … Continue reading

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