Category Archives: Architecture
Entertainment Value These houses were built for entertaining. Samarès Manor is the only historic estate open to the public in Jersey. To that end, there’s plenty of entertainment to be had! You can tour the house; eat, drink and be … Continue reading
The House Where Time Doesn’t Stand Still Kent is pleasant in spring. Well, yes it is, but it’s jolly pleasant in summer too. Especially past the commuter belt, heading for the Weald. Even more especially when it’s one of the … Continue reading
Epiphanic Moments “Take the wings of the morning and dwell in the uttermost parts of the sea” On a glorious summer’s day, we’re smitten by the charm of Calais and its most passionately historic monument. Eight centuries of art and … Continue reading
Gilead’s Calling | The Innate Ordinariness of a Saturday Morning “This is an interesting planet. It deserves all the attention you can give it.” Marilynne Robinson The Grand Theatre, like the Town Hall, was built to belatedly celebrate the 1885 … Continue reading
Ferry Tales Calais, full of surprises and more openings than a Bond Street gallery. Brassy, sassy and just a little bit classy.
This Matrix of Being In the words of American essayist Marilynne Robinson, “There is something irreducibly thrilling about the universe.”
There’s More to Life Calais. It’s having a fashion moment. Official. Nice, no, niche, yes. Mid 20th century architecture is so early 21st century happening. Wherever there’s glamour there’s Lavender’s Blue.
Callooh Callay We’re on our way!
Fanlights Sidelights Streetlights Highlights Best in world.
No.70 Named after Lord Simon Harcourt, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland from 1772 to 1776, Harcourt Street is precisely what one expects of Georgian Dublin. A sheer cliff face of dark red brick penetrated by a grid of rectangular apertures. Doorcases … Continue reading