Monthly Archives: April 2017

Captain’s Log: Issue 12 – Culture, Grammar, Trust

I’ve been writing a weekly email distributed newsletter: commentary on my travels and reflections, as well as various contemporarly news stories. I’m sharing occasional copies of the newsletter here on the blog. Captain’s Log: Issue 12 – Culture, Grammar, Trust … Continue reading

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The Trust Sketchbook: When Trust Fails

I shared some early ideas for a ‘coffee time Sketchbook of Trust‘ earlier this week: i’ve worked up a few more pages, so thought i’d share one today. I’m toying with releasing this as ‘half finished’ book, that you write … Continue reading

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A Sketchbook Of Trust

I’ve been sketching up some pages for a book on Trust: not a book that i write, but rather a provocation, an incomplete book for people to fill in themselves, taking them through a reflective journey through the subject. This … Continue reading

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The Grammar of Culture

My nephew has become seemingly obsessed by Supermarkets, wanting to know how they evolved, when i first visited one, where it was located, what brand it was. My own experience of supermarkets as a child was not radically different from … Continue reading

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Iceland: Reflections

I’m unsure exactly what my preconception of Reykjavik was, possibly somewhere around the glossy tourist shots of sophisticated bars and famous nightlife, but it was subtly defied by the grounded reality. Everywhere in Iceland, there is a certain understatement, a … Continue reading

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Iceland: Transitions

Transitional spaces seem to have particular importance and prominence on islands: harbours, estuaries, and airports being the touchpoints between the island and elsewhere. Both functional and metaphorical, they are the gateways. It’s from these spaces that all roads and rivers … Continue reading

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Iceland: Abandoned

I made the trek out to the plane wreck to take the iconic photos: aluminium undimmed by age, bright against the black ash, silhouetted by the distant mountains, decaying under a clear blue sky. There were no casualties when the … Continue reading

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