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Mr Smith's Final Blog

Mr Smith’s Final Blog

This is my final report on the findings at Colin Campbell house, following Drive In Deco...
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Countdown to Opening

Countdown to Opening

Ladies and Gentlemen, this is my last post before we go live tomorrow...
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Preparations with one week to go!

Preparations with one week to go!

I mentioned in the last blog that we were in the process of hiring equipment. I must say, this event is like no other I have embarked upon and I am having to make some very creative adaptations to my own decoding apparatus. During Drive in Deco there will be multiple feeds in and out...
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The "Ugly Backs"

The “Ugly Backs”

Since my last update, I’ve been carrying out a veritable arsenal of electro-magnetic tests in Colin Campbell Court and the car-park. I’ve noticed that the signal from the building herself has become more intermittent and indistinct since my arrival. At the risk of anthropomorphising, it’s as if the building’s dozed off. Well, sleeping-beauty shall awake!...
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On Light and Sound

On Light and Sound

I have just has a most inspiring conversation with our musical technician and translator for the project Alexis Kirke...
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The Team Expands

The Team Expands

An exciting couple of days! Our little team is expanding rapidly...
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Latest Developments

Latest Developments

I have just come out of a long and animated discussion with Ruth and Rachel. Let me tell you about the latest developments...
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The Birth of the Building

The Birth of the Building

Since my last entry, Ruth and Rachel have been trying to gain access to the interior of Colin Campbell House to carry out further tests. This hiatus has sent me scuttling back to the planning office and the helpful custodian. She has retrieved a variety of fascinating documents relating to the building...
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Colin Campbell House

Colin Campbell House

Let me tell you about my first visit to Colin Campbell House. Ruth, Rachel and I arrive by car from the Western Approach and drive down an access road into a large car park...
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Combustion! Connection! Acceleration!

Combustion! Connection! Acceleration!

Following disappointment at the Methodist Hall, I have been rather shaken in my ‘misaligned buildings’ theory. Perhaps the signal isn’t coming from any of the pre-war survivors after all? But I am nothing if not rigorous and the theory has not been disproven so much as inadequately tested. The Methodist Hall is an indication that...
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Getting Warmer!

Getting Warmer!

After the sobering first contact test, I came to a startling conclusion. It is telemetry that is causing the difficulty in locating the building. Not because the building has moved, but because the city has moved around it...
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A Trip to the Theatre

A Trip to the Theatre

I realise that I have got some way into this epistolary posting without having told you how the science of ‘residual signals’ actually works. Here’s the simple explanation...
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Making a (Late) Start

Making a (Late) Start

After a late start to the morning (travel fatigue combined with gin cocktails) I don my portable EMU back-pack and walk to the West End. I continue to be impressed with this city’s architecture. After the terrible destruction of the Second World War, Plymouth embarked on an ambitious rebuilding programme. Visionary town planner...
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Settling In

Settling In

I am writing this from my well-appointed hotel-room at the Caledonia Guest house, a short walk from The Plymouth Hoe. The first thing I did on arrival was check that my delicate equipment had survived the inclement journey by sea...
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Arrival in Plymouth

Arrival in Plymouth

We have arrived! We came ashore at the Phoenix Wharf near the Mayflower Sailing Club at 10am yesterday, to be greeted by Ruth Mitchell and Rachel Aspinwall from Part Exchange Co...
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An Introduction

An Introduction

My name is Mr Smith (R.I.B.A, fellow of the International Guild of City Tenders). I’ve been asked to write a blog about my work with Part Exchange Company in Plymouth. So what do I do, exactly? Well, to put it simply... I decode residual electromagnetic imprints from architectural structures. Let me explain...
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