Communities of Practice LO27131

From: Barry Mallis (
Date: 08/19/01

Replying to LO27116 --

I remember: the church is in Conques. An amazing edifice.

> From:
> The way we build cities here in the UK is to build a Cathedral. Oxford is
> a city because it has Christ Church (College) Cathedral. Cambridge is a
> town because it does not have a Cathedral. I think now that may change
> under commercial pressures, like Honda may want Swindon to become a city
> because they built a massive car factory which is the new Cathedral of the
> twentieth century. A study of the late middle ages and beyond affords much
> as to understanding CoP's and other so called modern preoccupations.
> My uncle was an architect. I wanted to become an architect but my CoP's
> would not let me indulge for a lack of I build mud huts
> inside my head and call them hives;-)


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