The Memory Theatre of Giulio Camillo

Once upon a time, a strange amazonian god sent me a package of words entitled "Printed Commonplace-Books and the Structuring of Renaissance Thought by Ann Moss. This collection of alphabetized symbols spoke of another collection entitled The Art of Memory by Frances Yates. This collection notes the scribed utterances of someone called Jonathan Miller (all… Continue reading The Memory Theatre of Giulio Camillo


A humble proposal to the City of London about transport

  Any Journey is only as good as its weakest link The European Transport ministers use the idea of chains to map out issues, and this idea, what are the connections, may be extended to all areas of governance. We do not now have public and private realms that achieve “any journey is only as… Continue reading A humble proposal to the City of London about transport

Reforming highways law and cycling

I formally submitted the following to the Law Commission. I suggest it is noted ... 1st Floor, Tower ​52 Queen Anne’s Gate London SW1H 9AG 020 3334 0200 ​ Dear consultee Thank you for taking an interest in this consultation for our 13th Programme of law reform. Your contribution will play a vital part… Continue reading Reforming highways law and cycling

Dropped kerbs, Crossovers, Cambers and cycling infrastructure

I have a new mobility aid and street audit tool, a Christiania Cargo Trike 🙂 I think there are many unchallenged design assumptions, and would be pleased to hear any thoughts about the following Kerbs Kerbs are a type of barrier. They are a reactive invention.A detailed study of all types of kerbs, their history… Continue reading Dropped kerbs, Crossovers, Cambers and cycling infrastructure