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Re-imagining Newcastle

Less of a post than a last minute pointer to some great work by artist Jamie Allen. The Wunderbar festival has been happening over the past week all over the city, but Jamie’s piece From Here On Out is a particular highlight.  Less about the hidden architecture of the city, and perhaps more to do … Continue reading

Newcastle upon Tyne & Architecture

I am living in a city that one could say is profoundly defined by its absences. A huge section of its heart is missing, and in its place is an intestinal creep of a shopping mall built in the early 1970s over the site of terraces and streets built in 1824. It is currently hemorrhaging … Continue reading