It says ‘writer, traveller, broadcaster’ in my by-line (and after the past few weeks I’m thinking of adding ‘expert hand-washer’). […]
Penguins and politics
In the late 1980s I decorated two display homes in a housing development near Marbella on the Costa del Sol. […]
Le Corbusier’s house in Argentina
A few years ago, I watched a film called ‘The Man Next Door’. It was about an industrial designer living […]
A Glasgow kiss
I’m posting my pieces on two rather wonderful buildings in Glasgow, which were part of the Lost and Found: Glasgow […]
Ponderings from Patagonia and beyond
I haven’t blogged for a while because I was away, trying to soften the blow of turning sixty. It worked, […]
Looking at the stars
I’m always falling down memory holes. One minute I’m minding my own business, the next I’m hurtling towards another dimension, […]
Who teaches us about architecture?
The other day I visited an exhibition in the lobby of one of Sydney’s finest office towers, Australia Square. Completed […]
The bare necessities
As I walk into the hotel lobby I notice two things: the stupendous view over Lake Lucerne on one side, […]
How many Le Corbusier buildings is enough?
The lovely team of Brutalists at Greyscape noticed that I have a thing for Le Corbusier and asked for my […]
Where do we grieve?
This was the holiday we didn’t think would happen. It had been booked many months before, with flexible airfares and […]