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Arrival City film trailer is up!

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Out of Africa: Sustainability Basics

                      In the UK, as in most affluent countries, sustainable architecture is defined by factors like carbon footprint, energy performance, waste management, daylighting and the occasional bat-box, to score that last BREEAM point. Regulation and ratings are critical in a £90Billion industry where commercial viability and climate … Continue reading

Arrival City: how life on the fringe is shaping the world

I seem to move around at an ever-increasing pace these days, at last count having stayed in 38 places over the last 4 months, packing/unpacking 39 times, and closing or reconfiguring storage in three countries. Shedding weighty items like books, which I adore buying but have little time to read and no place to keep, has … Continue reading

Girls gettin’ their boots on

During solo travels in the last few years (because you don’t notice as much in a group, do you?), I kept spotting women travelling on their own – usually older, usually doing something interesting, always willing to talk and share a tip or ask a question. One had returned to her favourite Paris café, taking … Continue reading