Noel Isherwood


The GRAFT – new to old

Grafting new onto old can be a positive or a negative experience. Unshrunk cloth onto an old garment can be bad, while grafting a new branch onto an old stem is generally good.

Mixed Use Settlement Theory

Meeting regularly, they inspired themselves with the latest in poetry, art, music, Stravinsky, Einstein and Picasso.

Coming Home for Christmas

Coming Home for Christmas I knew it wouldn’t stand the wolf test The third of six posts featuring vikicartoons.

Valuing the Corner Shop

This is the second of six posts featuring vikicartoons Is the corner shop dead? It’s all Napoleon’s fault!  Allegedly he called England a nation of

Reclaiming the Streets

This is the first in a six part series featuring the work of vikicartoons. Viki; Reclaiming the Streets; before and after. It was the best

Co-Housing: The missing ingredient

East End Community Land Trust came into being in 2009 of which I became a founding board member. As a result, I realised there were different models of housing still needing to be properly explored in the UK.

How Low Carbon is Swansea Bay?

How Low Carbon is Swansea Bay? This week I gave the keynote talk at a Low Carbon Swansea Bay (LCSB) event. So the question was,

From WILD WEST to Buyer Beware

From WILD WEST to Buyer Beware The Wild West! “I take it you’ve never travelled this way before sir? “ The guard has just responded

Drawing Conclusions

Drawing Conclusions Drawings tell your story more vividly and instantaneously than any amount of text. From Palladio to Gordon Cullen, drawings have either been the