• Sketchbook Mondays : Statues at the V&A

    by  • 18 August 2014 • 0 Comments

    This Saturday, i popped into the V&A to meet a friend for some sketching. I am quick-ish, whereas she is more meticulous. After maybe 45min, i had these two sketches. Hers was still in progress, and is way nicer than my quick doodles. Happy sketchbook Monday!

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    so wait a few years and it will stop

    by  • 2 July 2014 • 1 Comment

    As I start thinking about the incipit (first few words) of this article, I realise I was about to describe my outfit to you. Then I stopped. There is nothing wrong with my outfit. There is nothing wrong with me. The men who holler out “hey sexy” are the ones who are wrong. Not...

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    Venezia: my place out of time

    by  • 15 June 2014 • 0 Comments

    Venice by night

    I did not read. I took photos instead. A lot of photos. Last month, I went to Venice (for the third time). I went with The Man, who finally said that Venice “exceeded expectations”. This isn’t something I’ll hear often, especially not about holidays. San Marco The most famous thing about Venice is...

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    I promise not to read…

    by  • 8 May 2014 • 0 Comments


    I read a lot. I am always reading. Street signs, menus, books on the tube, magazines with my coffee, newspaper headlines as i pass a newsstand. I am a reader.  My favourite escape and one of my favourite pastimes in life is to expose my brain to new experiences, information, emotions and ideas, using...

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    Sketchbook Mondays: prototyping an A5 folio

    by  • 14 April 2014 • 0 Comments


    This weekend, i noticed that i was going to interviews a lot. I mean quite a lot. Three a week? Maybe that was just a one time thing. Anyway. So it occurred to me that maybe i should get myself a nice present. A nice leather present. Maybe the kind that zips up, contains...

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    war of the museums: British Museum vs Royal Academy

    by  • 10 April 2014 • 0 Comments

    This is, of course, an unfair fight. The British Museum has long brought a knife to a gun fight. A tradition in history, documenting, archiving, and an obvious affinity for achaeology must have served them well from the 1800s… But when it comes to designing exhibits, in 2014, I think they could use some...

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