Archive for December, 2009

Will Self and Dubai

British author Will Self shuns Dubai’s manic road system in favour of navigating his way across the desert on foot. Will’s destination is the opulent desert oasis, Bab Al Shams Resort where he photographs and writes about his slightly alien adventure.

http://www.theadamandeveprojects.com/project/desert-crossing

London: A life in maps

Interesting archive from the British Library.

Beware the double-glazing salesman

From the Guardian “The biggest threat to conservation areas is not new development – it’s PVC windows”