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It's easy to get entrenched in old ideals and stick to the tried and tested but history has shown us time and time again that progress is inevitable. This couldn't be truer with regard to the tec...
Awhile back I read about how architects are increasingly trying to create green buildings by applying eco-friendly values and making use of resource-efficient construction methods and materials (...
Nearly everybody lives and works in buildings. They protect us from the weather and form part of our day to day lives. But buildings are much more than practical places. Since the birth of archit...
Since I decided to spread my wings in London I've been very poor at everyday life things such as keeping in touch with my family so when my mum suggested a surprise visit I was fully supportive o...
Lets be honest, the sheer act of traveling is a little bit of a hassle. I can never sit by the pool and just put my feet up for a few days but the unpredictable flight schedules, hotels and taxi ...
The King's Cross railway station, made famous by Harry Potter and always a source of inspiration to the 50 million people who stroll through it every year. The Western Concourse is Europe’s large...
It’s been a summer of non stop travel so when I had the chance to spend a day in Vienna I jumped at the opportunity. Not many cities can boast the imperial grandeur of Vienna, once the centre of ...
Even though I live in one of the busiest cities in the world it's always nice to get a breath of fresh air (literally and figuratively) and venture back to Yorkshire, a county full of history and...
Onto the second part of our photography walk (PART 1) where the tall, looming skyscrapers dominate the skyline. The glassy exteriors give the buildings a very cold and distant feel yet serve as a...
Just strolling through Rome left me with an unforgettable experience. When you're surrounded with that much history and culture a little bit of it does rub off on you. When I woke up in my AirBNB...
I don't know how many of you have this problem but my laptop is filled with multiple gigabytes worth of photos that never see the light of day. Although each post is carefully curated there are h...
Here's a little something I came accross today that really struck a chord. These beautiful handmade geometric terrariums are made designed by a company in Cape Town, South Africa called Cinderwoo...
To the long list of reasons to visit Chicago, which include world-class art, architecture, music, and shopping, add one more: the opportunity to stay in the new Bottega Veneta suite at Park Hyatt...
In the mid 19th century, Paris was suffocating in the cramped network of its ancient streets. Until then, the city had expanded by developing its outer districts without any careful consideration...
In August I went on another little wander with James Brewster, this time it was onto Old Street and the adjacent Barbican Complex. The Barbican Complex is a prominent example of British brutalist...
How do you get a US clothing and footwear brand to be associated with modern British culture? You transform the Old Vic Tunnels at London Waterloo of course! The tunnels no contain an indoor skat...
Last month I had a chance to see off an old mate who was off an whirlwind adventure in Asia and it gave me a chance to return to the city that started it all - Leeds. It hasn't even been a year s...
There's really no excuse for slacking although like most of us mere mortals I too have long bouts of procrastination and end up sitting on gigabytes of unfinished photos and projects. I also tend...