Notting Hill

I recently explored the colourful streets of  Notting Hill. It’s so pretty and Portobello Road Market is well worth a visit. Advertisements

Buildings of Portimão

Before the year totally disappears, I should post these photos of beautiful Portimão from the beginning of September. Some may be rundown, but they combine to make up the magical character of the place.

Amsterdam, Day 1

Last week I went to Amsterdam for the first time ever. I had been meaning to go for ages, especially as my good friend Joseph has lived there for eight years. He is an artist who depicts Amsterdam’s architecture, and seeing his pictures only made me want to visit more. Naturally life often gets in the … Continue reading

Newcastle and Tynemouth

I recently went to Newcastle to visit family. I’ve been there so many times before, but only ever seen the insides of relatives’ houses. This time I was determined to get out and about, especially now I can walk again after surgery on my feet in February. My mum and I went together on the … Continue reading

The Archigram Archival Project

“The Archigram Archival Project makes the work of the seminal architectural group Archigram available free online for public viewing and academic study.” These words made my day when I first read them, and regularly still do – whenever I browse through the fantastic drawings and plans archived at http://archigram.westminster.ac.uk/   I first discovered Archigram in … Continue reading