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 […]
Losing the blues in Chicago
A warm glow comes over me whenever I think of Chicago. My trip there some years back was memorable in […]
The masque of Italy
If you haven’t already visited Venice then I’m sure it’s on your bucket list. There is simply no place like […]
A grand prospect
There’s something wonderful about flying. Even crammed into Economy on a fourteen-hour leg, I’m happy to sit there and watch […]
The curse of open plan
Sometime in the last two decades it appears we became a nation of claustrophobes. Or that’s what it looks like […]