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Restless Earth

I took the day off work and instead went back to school and had a great time today helping out at the …

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An evening with Michael Palin

Last Friday, 12th April, I went to the Royal Geographical Society in London with my CartoDesign (#CartoDesign, #OSCarto) colleagues to the stand …

How maps inspire us

Last Thursday I spent the day at SteerDaviesGleave in London, where the Design Group of the British Cartographic Society has arranged a programme of talks by people who have taken maps into their artistic fields.

I admit to being slightly sceptical. I guessed that the event would either be some organic-munching, slightly new age, overly arty types banging on about how they love walking with OS Explorer Maps, or it would be some brilliant artists that have taken their passion for art, mixed it with a mapping slant and come up with something slightly outside of the box and probably outside of the limits of my imagination. Thankfully, I am very pleased to report that it was far closer to the latter.


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