Tag Archives: urban planning

‘Tis a fine thing to live in an urban village

I am spending some weeks back in Seddon-Kingsville area of Melbourne housesitting for friends.  (Well, cat-serving really, but house-sitting sounds more dignified; though it is possible it may have included some famous literary cats.) It is very nice to be back in an area where everything is in walking distance. The contrast with having moved […]

Spend a penny?

Only Britain could produce a pressure group like this, but these days it seems the British Toilet Association is needed more than ever. In the wake of recent cuts, it seems that public loos are going the way of the blue suede shoe: One council is shutting all but one of its public toilets, so […]