Tag: cities

  • Urbanism | Of Loneliness in The City

    Last week, I listened to a talk by Leo Hollis, historian, urbanist and author, at a wonderful event by Salon London (I give away this last detail quite reluctantly, as I’m a big fan of the Salons, and extremely selfishly, would be loathe to see them become too popular!). Hollis spoke about Why Cities Are […]




  • PhotoStories | London City – Old versus New

    I don’t know about you, but to me it feels like I haven’t posted a London photostory here since forever! I was recently running some errands in the City of London area, and couldn’t help but notice the juxtaposition of the old and the new. Whether beautiful or jarring, I think that nowhere else in […]




  • Urbanism | Container Urbanism

    I was thinking about how shipping containers seem to have become the new pop-up urban spaces for any number of uses  – from retail, to culture, to even hospitality – and thought of the term “Container Urbanism”.  And then I thought to myself, “what a brilliant term to describe the trend!”, and was patting myself […]




  • Design | City Illustrati

    I often trawl Etsy and other art sites for handmade illustrations, and it never ceases to surprise me just how many talented folks there are in this world! I love Etsy for how it has made this talent accessible to everyone, and for the artists, a brilliant platform to showcase their work. I will be […]