Homes by Design



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Sword, Knife or Right

Why Every Man Should Carry a Knife OR consider reading this: ‘why young men carry …’[...]

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making a life

While living my experience of a life, creating memorable moments, Of pleasure and purpose, of passion and pain. I wonder whether to gather a record greater than memory, To offer to the world outside my being, what I have to[...]

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OUR Heritage

Spruce, pine and fir … The structure within our walls and the trees standing tall in our forests. Cherry, oak and maple … The fibre on our floors and the canopy casting shadow in our fields. Sand, clay and stone[...]

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Kingston Penitentiary & the Portsmouth Olympic Harbour

Dear Graham (Planning Partnership) I just returned from a wonderful visit to Kingston. It has changed so much since I was there last. As you may not know, I grew up on Garden Island in the summer here, I have[...]

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The Future of Architecture and your New home

TED Talk on Architecture worth seeing: Watch the video of Marc Kushner “Architecture is not about math or zoning — it’s about visceral emotions,” says Marc Kushner. In a sweeping — often funny — talk, he zooms through the past thirty[...]

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A Bottle or 2

a bottle or two just for you but the third has a story to tell what the hell it must be heard[...]

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