Welcome to the International Garden Cities Website Blog. 


It’s been a while since my last blog – with Covid-19 and lockdowns having quite an impact on the way we are all working.

Residential area in Letchworth

Hello!  Today’s blog from me at the International Garden Cities Institute in Letchworth Garden City covers rather longer period than usual – stretching from April to August 2020.


Hello!  Well what a challenging time this is for everybody. Since I last blogged in December 2019 things have changed radically.

Academic Director's Blog November-December 2019

Hello! The weather has become more wintery since I last wrote in September-October 2019, with grey skies, bare trees, and damp conditions now more prevalent.


International Hello! Well, we are definitely into autumn now and the leaves have again been spectacular here in Letchworth Garden City.


Hello from the International Garden Cities Institute.


Hello from the International Garden Cities Institute!


Hello! Well Spring has sprung – or at least started to. With longer days, spring flowers and new green leaves everywhere it’s a lovely promise of things to come.


Hello!  I want to share some of the things we have been doing on the research and education front at the International Garden Cities institute over December 2018 and January 2019.  I hope you are bearing up to the wintery conditions – as I write this I have been enjoying today’s


Hello! Well winter is really upon us now, and as I type this I can see dark bare tree branches from my window and a grey and gloomy November sky.


Academic director’s blog - August September 2018


Hello!  I hope your summer is going well and you are not too hot. There has been some pretty intense heat since I last wrote and I've been clinging to the shade and wearing my broad brimmed straw hat a fair bit.