Brutal Oxford

Oxford was my first day trip of the year. Its university is well known and brings people from all over the world to the city. With the growth of Oxford University buildings were needed, many of which date back to its early beginnings. There are examples of many different architectural styles but I was thereContinue reading “Brutal Oxford”

From Perth to Portsmouth

Perth, Australia 2010 Ten years ago I had already been living in Australia for 6 months. I had worked at a ski resort , lived in Melbourne and crossed the Nullarbor,  before ending up in Perth. It was a great city but my time there was short. I worked at the cricket ground and caughtContinue reading “From Perth to Portsmouth”

Saving the Three Ships

When I first joined the conversation about Brutalism it was largely focused on Welbeck Street Car Park and the failed attempts to preserve it. Plans had been approved and demolition had begun, at the time of writing the building is completely gone. But since then there has been a new agenda on the table, the Hull Three ShipsContinue reading “Saving the Three Ships”

A Day in the New Forest

The New Forest is an area in Southern England, widely known for its nature and wildlife. The Forest was first proclaimed a royal forest by William the Conquerer in the 11th century, and today a large proportion is still owed by the crown. Since 2005 the New Forest has been a national park. Wildlife OneContinue reading “A Day in the New Forest”

Jussi TwoSeven in Brighton

Recently I found myself in Brighton hunting for a number of street art pieces that had been placed around the city. The reason I was here was the Finnish street artist Jussi TwoSeven whose work I had been following since my time living in Helsinki, where I had first been introduced to his work. TheContinue reading “Jussi TwoSeven in Brighton”

System Failure

The last few months have been a whirlwind, devouring all my time and this blog has suffered as a result of that. This is something I want to remedy starting now. Last year I packed up my life and moved countries, back home to the UK. Before getting completely settled I took a month holidayContinue reading “System Failure”

The Human Body

I don’t spend nearly enough time in London, it’s a great city with so much to offer. When I do make it there I often get wrapped up in the usual sights to see anything new from the city, but I normally come across one or two new details which impress me. More often thanContinue reading “The Human Body”

Bath Reflections

It’s opinion time. I took this photograph during my trip to Bath and have already posted one version of it to my Instagram but as Instagram isn’t really built for multiple images and making comparisons I wanted to get your opinion. Which one do you prefer? Go and check out my Instagram to see which version IContinue reading “Bath Reflections”