London – round the city
26 February 2019 | Places
▲ This year so far I’ve been in Melbourne, Sydney, New York City and London. Passing through Gloucester Rd tube station on the District Line this art work pops up beside the line – it’s lettie eggsyrub by Heather Phiillipson, part of the Art on the Underground project...
Recent Exhibits – London & Melbourne, Pink Floyd to Hokusai
13 September 2017 | Culture
I’ve been hitting the galleries and museums in London and then in Melbourne the last few weeks.
First of all at the Victoria & Albert Museum in Knightsbridge, London there was Pink Floyd: Their Mortal Remains. I was never a huge Pink Floyd fan and the only time...
Electric Bromptons, Brompton Racing, noted Brompton Riders
8 August 2017 | Transport
I’m another enthusiast for those classic British folding bikes, the Brompton. I’ve clearly had mine for a long time, here’s a comparison between my Brompton and two other bikes in my small collection, from nine years ago.
The other day I went for a ride on a new Br...
The Barbican & Brutalism
25 August 2016 | Culture
Brutalism in Britain is often seen as post-World War II architecture at its worst. A period of heavy, foreboding, grey, often sinister looking buildings, a style at its peak in the ‘60s. No British buildings better symbolize the Brutalist movement than the Barbican Es...
Just Some Weird (or Nice) Stuff
15 December 2015 | Living
◄ Carrying a phone you’re always taking photos you wouldn’t normally grab, if you’re not in the habit of carrying a camera constantly. Like this baby shoe I spotted on my morning riverside jog in Melbourne. Clearly some sweet little brat had taken the shoe off and hur...