Oh hai, just back from The National Portrait Gallery, where the William Eggleston exhibition is in its final weeks. And a two year hiatus from the blog. Casual Saturday. No big deal. But Eggleston tho. Let’s just have a moment. I love escaping into William Eggleston’s books of poetic Americana, where his rich colour and … More My Hero William Eggleston
New Year Review #2 – The London Look To be totally honest, my 2013 was not outstanding in the greater scheme of things. I didn’t find world peace or a cure for any illnesses or anything. But I did read some books (ok, like maybe two books), go to some gigs and surfed a bit. … More New Year Review #2 – The London Look
Unless you live under a rock, you know that yesterday the world lost a brilliant visionary, peace maker, leader and all-round good guy, Nelson Mandela. Without wanting to add to the clamour too much, he has always inspired me in his words, his actions, poise, humility and determination to make the world a better place. … More Inspiration of the day: Nelson Mandela
A while back I realised that despite having comparable incomes, my friends were all leading far more interesting lives. They used their incomes to DO things, to travel. Weekends away, road trips, going to the country, exciting holidays. That sort of thing. Turns out I had been so focused on clothes, booze and fags for … More Visual Diary – the travel edit. Safety not guaranteed.
I spend half my life raging at flowers. Proper rage, ruing them, cursing the petal-y feckers and all their petals and funny shapes that often makes drawing them a pain in the kaboose. Luckily, they have a certain magic that keeps me from wanting to vomit all over them when I’m not doing textiles. Good … More Fashion (bitch) flowers
Given that this exhibiton has been open for a month, this is nothing that hasn’t been said before probably a million times and more eloquently and definitely more ebulliently. However. Tim Walker’s exhibition in Somerset House is a must see in my book because…. He is dead good at colour – pink and blue are … More Exhibition: Tim Walker
Did I mention that I love my job? I love my job. That’s one of the most annoying things that people can say, ever. Sorry. To make up for my job smugness, here is some inspiration I have been working from recently. You’ll see why I am a smug cow. I am having a cowboy … More Navajo mood