Category: Structure & design

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If music be the food of love, play on

Today’s announcement, that the organisers of the annual Proms concerts hope to put on a series of live performances at the Royal Albert Hall during the first two weeks of September this year, wouldn’t usually be headline news. After all, the Director of the Proms, David Pickard, and his team are used to putting on one if not two or three live concerts every … Read More If music be the food of love, play on

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For want of a good place to work

The smallest things are beginning to annoy me. I want to work in the sunshine as it floods through my sitting room window; it lifts my spirits, keeps me warm and makes artificial light utterly de trop (energy saving bonus). The problem is that if I sit at the table immediately in front of the window, my back aches (I prefer to work standing … Read More For want of a good place to work

The green is rising

The world would be a dull place without colour. Very dull, and almost incomprehensible as, thanks to nature and nurture, colour guides us sub-consciously through almost everything we see and do.  Red tells us to watch out and it also makes us feel warm and loving while yellow cheers us up, it lifts the spirit and highlights details without shouting. Black keeps us on … Read More The green is rising