UK days } part IV

a day in peterborough with david and a whole bunch of land rovers

a day in peterborough with david and a whole bunch of land rovers

I’m posting the rest of my September/October ‘UK days’ retrospectively, as my laptop went wonky after only a week in London. I’m back in Kuwait now, recovering from my very long trip, getting back into the hang of things.

{ september 18 }

thursday i meet up with david for a quick cup-o-nespresso. i have two

thursday i meet up with david for a quick cup-o-nespresso. i have two

here you go, dd

here you go, dd

{ september 19 }

on my way to oxford to meet david. from there we drive to peterborough

on my way to oxford to meet david. from there we drive to peterborough

of all the vehicles on display, this is the one i wish is mine

of all the vehicles on display, this is the one i wish is mine

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{ september 21 }

i unpack my new origami paper i bought from green & stone's. as pretty as it looks, the texture is not suited for folding

i unpack my new origami paper i bought from green & stone’s. as pretty as it looks, the texture is not suited for folding

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i manage to get some work done on anna's polyhedron. for now this is eve and her lucky star

i manage to get some work done on anna’s polyhedron. for now this is eve and her lucky star

{ september 22 }

my sister head out to the v & a for a lecture by yves bahar, part of london design week

my sister head out to the v & a for a lecture by yves bahar, part of london design week

it's pouring outside but attendance is good

it’s pouring outside but attendance is good

yves is charismatic and brilliant but i'm not sure i subscribe to his view on technology being the be-all and end-all

yves is charismatic and brilliant but i’m not sure i subscribe to his view on technology being the be-all and end-all

afterwards we munch on burgers on king's road

afterwards we dine on burgers in south ken

{ september 23 }

i reunite with my high school spanish teacher mr. duckett. but these days i simply call him 'peter'. this is one of the very pretty sketchbooks he gifts me

i reunite with my high school spanish teacher mr. duckett. but these days i simply call him ‘peter’. this is one of the very pretty sketchbooks he gifts me

{ september 24 }

my sister, new friend alice and i visit the ai weiwei exhibition at the royal academy

my sister, new friend alice and i visit the ai weiwei exhibition at the royal academy

straight } my favorite work there, this work is composed of hammered out rebars collected from collapsed schools after the sichuan earthquake of 2008

straight } my favorite work there, this work is composed of hammered out rebars collected from collapsed schools after the sichuan earthquake of 2008

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alice and i pose in front of weiwei's trees

alice and i pose in front of weiwei’s trees

later on we catch a lecture by wolfgang buttress, who discusses his work 'the hive', now on display at the milan expo 2015

later on we catch a lecture by wolfgang buttress, who discusses his work ‘the hive’, now on display at the milan expo 2015

the day cannot be complete without a trip to the hummingbird bakery

the day cannot be complete without a trip to the hummingbird bakery

salted caramel is mine and black bottom cake is hers. mine wins

salted caramel is mine and black bottom cake is hers. mine wins

and i'm happy

and i’m happy

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