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Resolution for 2018: Keep Calm and Smell the Roses

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My resolution in 2017 was to commit acts of rebellion, great and small, as frequently as I can. I have to say that’s almost all I’ve been doing this year, professionally, at least. I’ve succeeded in taking the museum in … Continue reading

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New Urban Precincts IV – HafenCity, Hamburg

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Hamburg is a very old friend of mine.  I love the city and it’s probably the only other city in Europe I could see myself living in (besides London).  A large part of it is because it’s a port city, … Continue reading

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Dream of A City 2011… Autumn(秋)

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In my eagerness to write about the last three weeks back in London and Berlin, I realise I left my Best of 2011 hanging.  And so, finally, here’s the third installment, capturing the best of my journeying between late Summer … Continue reading

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Home is a Non-place

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Marc Augé (1995), in his seminal book Non-places: introduction to an anthropology of supermodernity, sheds light on the concept of “non-places,” noting that: “[i]f a place can be defined as relational, historical and concerned with identity, then a space which … Continue reading

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饮水思源 A Love Affair with Water (and Cities…)

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Following on from my previous post, I thought I’d extend my musings on the theme of water and the city, and accompany these with photography on the subject. Having grown up in an island city that is also one of … Continue reading

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