All posts tagged ‘fuji

Wirral Met College by Glenn Howells Architects

Architecture 25 Oct 16

Just down the road from me is the new Wirral Met College on Wirral Waters. It’s been there a year now and there’s a few things I really like. First up is the design. It reminds me of Icelandic architecture. I like the big windows so people can see in and out. Turns out there’s […]

Littlewoods Bunker by shedkm

Architecture 12 Sep 16

I’m on a series of RIBA architecture tours over the next couple of weeks. The first was of shedkm’s very cool Littlewoods Bunker. Things I loved included the strong use of colour and bold typography against a concrete frame. Bold yellows, black and concrete. Nice. It’s a great little building and good to see the […]

Lakes Alive in Kendal

Events 7 Sep 16

A new festival up in Kendal. I cover so many events and I’m usually rushed off my feet trying to Pokémon it all. This was a festival just as jam packed as any but somehow super chilled out. Maybe it was because it was spread over a few days and we glampped over. Is that […]

2 days in Leiden

Leiden, Netherlands, Travel 8 Oct 15

Earlier this year we went to Amsterdam. We had heard that Leiden was a nice place for a brief stop and as it was on the way we figured why not. Thanks to Airbnb we stayed in the middle of town instead of in the drab hotel district by the train station. I actually forgot how […]