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‘Loveliest of trees, the cherry now…’ wrote A.E. Housman about cherry blossoms and in the springtime it is hard to disagree.

Strolling up to Notting Hill Gate the other day I decide to go the back way by which I mean I went up Vicarage Gate rather than Kensington Church Street.

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New Landmark House proposal is still a threat to the Hammersmith skyline - will the Council allow it?

There is a dreary, predictable rhythm to the cynical process by which property developers seek planning consent for tower blocks.

An ugly site is chosen. A proposal is made to replace an ugly building with a much taller ugly building. 379 more words


Podcast Episode 138: Goofus and Gallant Go To Disney

For just a bit of fun, we take characters, Goofus and Gallant from Highlights magazine and use them to demonstration how to plan a Disney vacation.   27 more words

Walt Disney World

The Lost Productivity of Negligible Roadworks

When I’m in the UK, one of my colleagues and I travel to the office from different ends of a major motorway. I go north, he goes south, and then we reverse our journeys to go home at the end of the day. 207 more words


Flea Market was a Success

We got rid of stuff, made a little money, and donated a batch of things which didn’t sell afterwards.

That was Saturday. Sunday we rented a truck and moved about 1/2 the storage unit. 281 more words

Digging Out From Under

Comprehensive guide to retirement living

School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape at Newcastle University.
Sponsored by Churchill Retirement Living, supported by Housing LIN.

Comprehensive guide to retirement living

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Why ‘strategy’ does not exist. And everything is strategic

Ever committed to complicating things, Ad- and Marketingland have long liked to distinguish between a process called ‘strategy’ and a thing called ‘execution’. Indeed no less than Stephen King, the co-author of the account planning discipline itself, chose to distinguish between the ‘Grand Strategists’ and the ‘Advert Tweakers’: 1,373 more words