Why, back there in Dreamland
, renewing his lease
And while I pour and sip my Scotch, I remember another Chinese philosopher, Chuang Tzu, who, four centuries before Christ, challenged this dreamland
of the world, saying: "How then do I know but that the dead repent of having previously clung to life?
He takes us to dreamland
, and when we lay down the book we wake up to real life.
With her chin propped on her hands and her eyes fixed on the blue glimpse of the Lake of Shining Waters that the west window afforded, she was far away in a gorgeous dreamland
hearing and seeing nothing save her own wonderful visions.
That itself would be better than having it overrun with some horde who know nothing of the geography of dreamland
, and nothing of the history that has given this house its soul and its identity.
It is not much of a dream, considering the vast extent of the domains of dreamland
, and their wonderful productions; it is only remarkable for being unusually restless and unusually real.
Why, they was four rounds I was in dreamland
all the time .
Most of the work in Dreamlands challenges the idea that architecture is a lasting achievement while celebrating the transient in both man and his environment.
Dreamlands responds to JG Ballard's challenge of the endless leisure and frantic consumerism of Western spaces and mirrors the central theme of Jem Cohen's excellent 2004 film on shopping centres, Chain: no matter where you are in the world, the typology of these spaces adheres to the same function and aesthetic.
Utopias and dreamlands by their very nature are generalised, universal ideals.
In these 19 essays, they and their contributors describe a number of neoliberal dreamlands
from around the world and set them in context of wider social and political developments.
Last night I was e-mailed a link to the Dreamland
skateparks web site, where it seems Mark "Red" Scott may have really "gleamed the cube" before Bob.