An experience

Coffee: an important urban planning technique

Coffee culture is taking over the world. Long established in countries like Italy and Turkey, it has really taken root […] Read more.

We’re not Italians

Three years ago, I spent a few days with my (now) Buckley Vann International colleague Warren Rowe in Copenhagen. You […] Read more.

One more ingredient!

My recent post inspired by being in Milan was about some fundamental truths that underpin liveable cities. I realised after […] Read more.

The European formula for liveable citiesZz

MILAN: Reminding me of some timeless truths for building a liveable city wHh The Maxims of Jane Jacobs We are […] Read more.

Finally, 10 take home messages from the BVI tour

Hey, any other bloggers out there, do you go throughout dry patches? I just did! But here I am, back […] Read more.

The high country, charm and climate change

As anyone following me on social media may have noticed, we are spending a week at Mt Hotham in Victoria’s […] Read more.

Stuff about cars

Today’s review is about the car, that piece of machinery that, since WW2, has come to dominate how we move […] Read more.

Blogging on a Brisbane bus

I’m typing today’s post on the Friday bus into work. Thought I’d review bus travel. My normal routine, when trips […] Read more.

A story of a planning conference, twitter and new directions

As a follow up to my recent short blog about the role of twitter at last week’s national conference of […] Read more.

A little birdie told me

As anyone who follows me on Twitter would know, I’ve been to a few conferences and seminars lately. You’d also […] Read more.