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Introduction Twelve Trips is a graphic document exploring twelve journeys traveled up and down the UK over the Easter period of 2013. It aims to explore the interaction of twelve individuals’ journeys; the cross overs, links and paths shared in order to reach any given destination.


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Place Index a. b. c. d. e. f. g. h. i. j. k. l. m. n. o. p. q. r. s. t. u. v.

Edinburgh York Leeds Liverpool Glossop Sheffield Grimsby Nottingham Great Yarmouth Wolverhampton Coventry Rugby Leamington Daventry Northampton Cambridge Bristol Kingston Cornwall Exeter Portsmouth Brighton


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Journey Index 01. 02. 03. 04. 05. 06. 07. 08. 09. 10. 11. 12.

Leeds - Bristol................................. Rugby - Glossop................................. Portsmouth - Edinburgh................ Leamington - Great Yarmouth..... Grimsby - Brighton.......................... Wolverhampton - Cornwall............. Bristol - Coventry.......................... Daventry - Nottingham.................. Northampton - Exeter.................... Leeds - York....................................... Sheffield - Kingston...................... Liverpool - Cambridge....................

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ENIDBURGH

YORK LEEDS

G LIVERPOOL

GLOSSOP

SHEFFIELD

NOTTINGHAM

WOLVERHAMPTON LEAMINGTON

COVENTRY

NORTH

DAVENTRY

KIN BRISTOL

PORTSMOUTH EXETER CORNWALL 05

BR


GRIMSBY

M GREAT YARMOUTH RUGBY

HAMPTON

NGSTON

RIGHTON

CAMBRIDGE


Take the next... These days we take left and right for granted. But little do we take into account how many times we make the decision to take a certain direction on any given journey. Sometimes it’s obvious, sometimes not so much.

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Leeds to Bristol

Date: Miles Traveled:

23.03.13 209


Top: Bottom:

Rugby Glossop

Contours Two contour diagrams taken from the National Ordnance Survey database. The UK is split up into a grid system appropriately named the ‘Naitonal Grid System’ in order to efficiently categorise any and every location nationwide.


Rugby to Glossop

Date: Miles Traveled:

01.04.13 113


Shipping? The Mary Rose is a famous ship permanently docked in Portsmouth. At 45m long, it would take 15,950 of them end to end in order to reach to Edinburgh.

= 4500m


Portsmouth to Edinburgh

Date: Miles Traveled:

29.03.13 446


Leamington to Great Yarmouth

Date: Miles Traveled:

29.03.13 171


Road Data A16:

01.0M

A46:

00.6M

A46:

18.5M

A46:

01.7M

A46:

12.0M

A46:

08.4M

A46:

08.9M

A1:

00.2M

A1:

46.8M

A1:

12.5M

M11:

42.0M

M25:

00.2M

M25:

16.9M

A282:

03.3M

M25:

12.0M

M26:

00.6M

M25:

11.4M

M23:

00.7M

M23:

13.8M

A23:

15.9M

MILL RD:

01.1M

DYKE.RD AV:

02.3M

A2010:

00.4M

A2010:

00.6M

A259:

00.4M

A23:

00.2M

Miles traveled on lengths of certain road starting from the A16 at Grimsby to the A23, Bristol.


Grimsby to Brighton

Date: Miles Traveled:

05.04.13 248


Wolverhampton to Cornwall

Date: Miles Traveled:

29.03.13 225


Bristol to Coventry

Date: Miles Traveled:

26.03.13 108


Daventry to Nottingham

Date: Miles Traveled:

28.03.13 55


Northampton to Exeter

Date: Miles Traveled:

13.04.13 212


Leeds to York

Date: Miles Traveled:

30.03.13 26


Sheffield to Kingston

Date: Miles Traveled:

05.04.13 184


Liverpool to Cambridge

Date: Miles Traveled:

26.03.13 194


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