The illusion of permanence

We plan, we dream, we draw pictures, charts, we write, we hope, we look to the horizon. The open water. We miss what is beneath our feet, and suddenly it’s gone. Life spins us on a sixpence. (Remember those?!) What then? As I once said “eternity is ever only a heart beat away.” Be careful […]

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Apologies to Maverick 2020

“Your considerable industry experience spans over 40 years, in all kinds of roles. You’ve worked on a number of iconic projects with leading designers, and also with several of the big industry players. At the very least you’re good at what you do, you’ve written books, doing a PhD, led teams and networks, lectured at […]

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Leaving it all behind

I’m thinking about the past and also the future. My father died several years ago, an experience that has profoundly affected me for several years, and still does in more than words can say. A few weeks after his funeral, I went to scatter his ashes and as I took the urn and opened it, […]

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Four legs GOOD! – Two legs BETTER! Or – BIM Level 2 Good! – UK BIM Framework BETTER! Apologies to George Orwell, but Animal Farm is a good read if you get time. The sheep choir being well trained to absorb and repeat the updated mantra. Agitprop rules. OK?! Perhaps the UK BIM movement is […]

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Seeing is believing?

Once in a lifetime… “And you may tell yourself This is not my beautiful house! And you may tell yourself This is not my beautiful wife!” … And you may ask yourself Am I right? Am I wrong? And you may say to yourself “My God! What have I done?” – from Talking Heads – […]

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