Tag Archive: architecture

Miami Art Deco: A Photo Tour

After booking on Yannick Pucci’s London Art Deco Tour I dug out some of my old photographs from the Art Deco hotels in Miami. Being fair of skin, I got horrifically sunburnt on… Continue reading

Postcards from Richmond Lock

The Tees Transporter Bridge Book: Free Sample

To celebrate my upcoming book on The Tees Transporter Bridge I’ve put together a free sample for your reading pleasure.  In this extract: History, Heritage and Home, Bridge Education, Learning and Events Officer Tosh Warwick offers… Continue reading

New Book On The Tees Transporter: Ready for Pre-Order

My new book about the Tees Transporter Bridge is due for release on Monday 23rd June 2014. It is a collection of stories, musings and memories from both myself and people who live… Continue reading

Ghost Signs Tour, Architectural Highlights

Today I did a dummy walk of my ghost signs tour. I’m running it to celebrate the release of my book: Fading Ads of London and the constant architectural flux in London means I had to… Continue reading

Art Deco Tour, Bloomsbury

This afternoon I had the pleasure of taking Yanick Pucci’s Art Deco walking tour through Bloomsbury. The collage above illustrates just a few of the beautiful Art Deco details on display in the… Continue reading

Inside The Lloyd’s Building

During Open House weekend I managed to make it inside The Lloyd’s Building. It had a range of different interiors but the lighting in the Adam Room – a Georgian interior – wasn’t… Continue reading

Inside Battersea Power Station

Open House weekend this year allowed me to fulfill a long standing dream of mine: to explore the inside of Battersea Power Station. I found the whole experience very moving; awe-inspiring architecture tends… Continue reading

Windmills of Belgium

During my 5 day stint in Belgium I was absolutely spoilt for windmills. In Bruges there were four sitting in a row on the outskirts and when we took a tram along the… Continue reading

Ravenscar: The Ghost Town That Never Was

The image above is a brick from the now demolished Ravenscar brickworks. Owned by the Whitaker Brick Company, the works were set up at the turn of the century when plans were made… Continue reading