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Designed Leadership by Moura Quayle

Great leaders aspire to manage “by design” – with a sense of purpose and foresight. But too few leaders incorporate the proven practices and principles of the design disciplines. That should change with Designed Leadership. Here, strategic-design scholar and urban … Continue reading

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From Greenways-Publicways to the Resilient City

In the December 2016 Sitelines (BCSLA) edited by Alan Duncan, there is a short piece called::  From Greenways-Publicways to the Resilient City.  In it, I promise a link to the Greenways-Publicways Report. Sitelines December Issue greenways-publicways-final-may1992-smallest-file-2

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Planta Road: The Brown House

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The Brown House was built around 1914.  It is where I grew up — well from age 12.

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Planta Point: the Beach House

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Planta Point: the Beach House. 3550 Stephenson Point Road.  Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada Here are some selected shots of the Beach House in Gallery format.  Refer to the post on the “Planta Point Story” for more info.      

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Planta Point: the story

  Quayle Property – Planta Point Nanaimo 3560 Planta Road/ 3550 Stephenson Point Road There is a cedar bench beneath an Arbutus Tree on a point of consolidated rock above the sea. We call it Planta Point, my family home … Continue reading

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The joy of habit

Trying to get back into the City Reflections blog.  Had lunch today with our wonderful young friends Ayesha and Rumee at Finch Tea House — Pender@Homer.  I had a great brie, pear, walnut plate (complete with baguette).  All of the … Continue reading

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MQ … reflections on city life

Am shifting my personal blog to (thanks to Kirk LaPointe giving me the gift of the domain name last Christmas!). I want to blog more about reflections on city life — on Vancouver and other cities.  By city life, … Continue reading

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