November, 2013

Southwark strategy

Posted by on Nov 25, 2013 in Blog, Slider | 1 Comments
alium and euphorbia

Am guessing my ‘if you build a mall the people will come’ strategy will not cut the mustard….but they seem to think it will work in Croydon. They are building a massive Westfield and planning on expanding the road network and parking so people


Posted by on Nov 16, 2013 in Blog, Slider | 0 Comments

The hardest thing about Metis?  Actually pressing the send button. I tried to explain to Ian who is my technical support and whose heart sinks every time I call out, probably in a whiney voice….. ‘ what does it mean when photoshop does this?’ ‘what

Fergus Garrett at Tatsfield Village Hall

Posted by on Nov 12, 2013 in Blog, Slider | 0 Comments

Went to listen to Fergus Garrett tonight, what a bargain….. it only cost £4.00. He was the lure to get the headcount up for the Tatsfield Horticultural Society AGM. We were the gatecrashers. He spoke for over an hour about Great Dixter with real passion


Posted by on Nov 12, 2013 in Slider | 0 Comments

  Stayed up till gone one,twiddling about with photoshop. Went to bed feeling really pleased with myself because I had created some halfway decent images. When i asked Ian why my images were not sharp I was told I had been working off the thumbnails…..aaargh.

Keeping it real

Posted by on Nov 10, 2013 in Slider | 0 Comments
Echinacea overhead cutout

No-one ever said anything about keeping it real…with all those heavy lines everywhere it would look incongruent  to have real people and vegetation……am I missing the point? Been up since 5 so that is entirely possible. This is as good as it

Sketchup,priorities and time

Posted by on Nov 9, 2013 in Slider | 0 Comments
bughouse copy

Time,there is not enough of it, maybe I should have skipped life drawing but I skipped it two weeks ago because I was sorting out my Louis XIV presentation …… Which brings me to priorities, I do it all the time at work…..’I’m sorry,

Posted by on Nov 7, 2013 in Slider | 0 Comments

    Check out these guys,Jo Gibbons and Neil Davidson.Went to their talk tonight at the garden museum, they had a strong ethos that was reflected in their urban public space designs. Mostly in and around London so very relevant to Southwark. I particularly

After the Apocalypse

Posted by on Nov 5, 2013 in Slider | 0 Comments

After the Apocalypse The landscape is shattered. Seemingly permanent structures have collapsed. It is bleak, overwhelming and catastrophic. The emotions experienced are represented by the colours: red heralds the danger that abounds and sits alongside orange


Posted by on Nov 2, 2013 in Blog, Slider | 0 Comments
cotoneaster fresco for slider

I am making progress with Metis, it’s all a bit artsy but I did what was suggested, better late than never,Shattered the tiles by dropping them,then taking photos and then into photoshop to try and get some ‘dynamic’ images….now which one