The Poppies at the Tower captured public imagination. Some artworks have that power. In case you’ve been living on another planet or in a bubble somewhere I’ll share the story again. To mark 100 years since the start of World War 1 several events were … Continue readingPoppies at the Tower of London
A Journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step… (If you are interested in seeing or purchasing this painting, it is currently in Artzu Gallery in Manchester.) According to Lao Tze. These words still ring true although now we’re much more inclined to … Continue readingThe Journey begins…
The Shard is one of those buildings that are born not just made… There is an idea or concept that defines them, not just a need for a space to operate in. The process by which they are created may take time but there is … Continue readingBirth of the Shard
What was the last thing you saw that took your breath away? The moment saw it, you couldn’t stop staring! Whether it’s a person or a place, some things are simply breathtaking! When I first visited the British Museum I was expecting a stuffy building. … Continue readingBritish Museum’s Breathtaking Atrium Roof!
Ever see something and think YEEEEESSSSSS!? If you’ve been following me for any length of time you’ll know I’m a fan of industrial architecture. The no nonsense approach to buildings that produce pure functionality. I’m not averse to making things look pretty, even when they … Continue readingTate Modern Repurposed Architecture.
Can you name a London Street? Chances are, if you can, you’ll say a major one like Oxford Street, The Mall or Piccadilly. We all know the main routes but what about the side streets, and there are many? London’s small streets are a maze. … Continue readingWhich Way? Perils of One Way streets.