Clarion Call was a large scale sonic artwork along Ipswich Waterfront in October 2018.
It’s the economy, stupid!
Bill Clinton’s campaign for the US Presidency centred on the economy and it’s impact on people’s daily lives. Tony Blair’s followed a similar arc. Barrack Obama’s legacy lies in the boom that his successor, Trump, is claiming the credit for. The bust we experienced in 20018 to date (2018) owes much to the policies of the 1980s and the dividends it delivered to the wealthy.
How many of us understand this and appreciate what the consequences might be?
Today, more than ever, we need to educate people on how the economy works and why decisions made in seemingly remote centres of power affect our daily lives and are at the root of the way we view the world. (more…)
I recently took a two-week trip to Bologna. This was a much-needed sustained break after a couple of years of almost non-stop 7 days a week work.… Read more “Bologna”
I love London. It’s verticality is either a thing of beauty, or a curse. There are many views, some of which I visit in this photo essay.
India is truly amazing – a land of ideas, energy, action and inspiration.
The architecture and culture of Northern India is one of constant assimilation, adaptation, and syncretism or synergy. But architecture doesn’t live apart from a wider culture. Architecture,… Read more “Delhi and North India”
The nights draw in. Temperatures drop. Summer is increasingly a memory. I’m determined to extend the season by enoying as much light and space as I can, when I can. (more…)