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Theo Jansen – Creations of the Future

Theo Jansen – Creations of the Future

Two years ago I went to Exeter to see an incredible exhibition at the Spacex gallery, by Theo Jansen, a man who combines engineering with art to produce some incredible shows. There was an old film of one of his earliest shows, in 1979 when he and some friends launched a 4 metre wide helium … Continue reading

Shopping in St James

Shopping in St James

When St Nicholas’ Market was built, it was intended to supply the city with food, but by 1771 the City Corporation noted the “present market behind the Exchange being greatly crowded: its situation inconvenient to the Inhabitants of the Parish of St James and some other parts of the city” so an Act of Parliament … Continue reading