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Water and the City

March 30, 2012 by

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I’ve been thinking a lot recently about the impact of water on urban environments. Water in a city not only calms and quietens, it also has an astonishing aesthetic effect. Water creates order and harmony and constructs perspectives. Being a liquid, it dissolves harshness in the cityscape and has a certain give to it visually. […]

Austerity? Not in Brussels

February 24, 2012 by

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This is not another Eurosceptic demolition piece that would feel at home on the UKIP website. This is the plea of a concerned citizen, who believes that good governance necessitates an accountable elite, in-touch with the people they represent. Leaving aside for now the European Commission’s lack of democratic accountability, which is undoubtedly a significant […]