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Escaping the Christchurch Winter!


We arrived in Denpassar Bali to the smell of clove cigarettes and that rich humid air of the tropics, to discover our bags had been lost in transit somewhere in Brisbane! Somewhat disappointed but happy that the bags went missing and not us, we meandered our way to Keramas on the east coast of Bali through the hordes of scooters and apparently brand new cars Over the duration of the trip I saw nothing but shiny, impeccable cars, hard to believe

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Allfrey + South Internship


My name is Simon Pitcaithly and I’m currently in the process of completing a Bachelor of Architectural Studies degree at Ara Institute of Canterbury As part of the course, students are encouraged to obtain

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The Search for the Perfect Dining Experience!


Whilst trying a new restaurant or café can be exciting, it can also feel like a bit of a risk; with so many opportunities for disappointment! What if the food is bland, the wine

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A Summer Holiday Project


Of the many things I enjoy in my spare time, one of my favourites is restoring, refurbishing and breathing new life into something Whether it’s a house, a classic car, a garden or, as in this case, a piece of furniture, I’ve always been keen to take on a project

Before I continue, a little background I started my working life as an upholsterer in the furniture industry Over a long career I’ve been fortunate to experience working in new furniture, the restoration and recovery of antique furniture; and the

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ALLSO Blogs 2019


Welcome to 2019!

This year, our blogs are going to focus on getting to know our team; their passions outside of the office as well as their opinions on current design trends, innovations in architecture

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