Category Archives: art and architecture

Hunting for Hailes Abbey

Over the last week I have been spending most of my time in Gloucestershire. I spent two days this week sitting at the archives going over documents transcribed by an early 20th century antiquarian and I have spent the weekend … Continue reading

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Jane Jacobs and the Internet

Over the last few years there have been many times when people ask me the same question: why on earth did you decided to study architectural history instead of information systems for a phd? It is a reasonable question, but … Continue reading

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Hailes Abbey stained glass

Last weekend I went to the Cotswolds in Gloucestershire. The purpose of the weekend was to run around (literally) and look at all potential and recorded locations into which Hailes Abbey fabric had been deposited. The weekend was in part … Continue reading

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Hailes Abbey document discovery

To most people who don’t know me, my academic research may seem a bit incongruous with the rest of the work that I do and my interest in politics. I see it as a logical next step in my on-going … Continue reading

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Feeling ill

One of the worst things about being home ill with a cold is that you have a lot of time to get things done, but no energy to do things or even read. However, one of the best things about … Continue reading

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