Posts Tagged ‘Jock Kinneir’

In an attempt to avoid filing away some of the more recent acquisitions to the ephemera archive here at Weir HQ quite so quickly, I’m going to try and get a little better at showing and telling. Partly as an aide-memoire to myself, and partly because some additions to the collection are well worth sharing. […]


Design For Life

28May10

Caught some of the latest episode of the BBC’s The Genius of Design which reminded me how much I adore (yes adore) the work of Jock Kinneir and Margaret Calvert. Much of what was featured had already appeared in the excellent BBC4 series on Motorways (including Margaret recounting travelling the length of an empty M1 […]


– The Secret Life of the Motorway is being repeated once again on BBC Four and with justification because it’s just great – a three part documentary which plots the rise (and fall ?) of the motorway in the UK. The first two are particularly good with some beautiful footage of mostly empty roadways and […]