new watercolor painting } colorful woman/the psychology of rainbows
Posted on August 24, 2017 Leave a Comment
I’ve been feeling rather rainbow-ish lately. I’ve always loved a good rainbow; they’re so exciting to spot and so rare in this part of the world. But they’re also a throwback to the early 80s, an era in which their popularity in sartorial culture soared. I owned everything rainbow: rainbow shoelaces, rainbow-handled tote-bag, rainbow wig. […]
Posted on June 11, 2017 Leave a Comment
Music is Our Lips are Sealed by Fun Boy Three.
little cardboard paintings
Posted on July 27, 2016 7 Comments
I nearly threw this origami packaging cardboard into the recycling basket. I’m glad I didn’t.
back when you and i danced in the early 1920s
Posted on July 15, 2016 Leave a Comment
Music is What Are You Fighting For by Tindersticks.
from yesterday to today, one thing leads to another
Posted on July 5, 2016 2 Comments
How’s this for a chain reaction: two nights ago I invited some friends over to watch the Iceland vs. France match with me. That night one of those people, my dear friend Lubna, returned my ring after generously getting it all polished and new for me. The next day, yesterday, I felt it imperative that I photograph […]
big sister, little sister, middle sister
Posted on June 26, 2016 Leave a Comment
Yasmine and I are missing a middle sister. I wonder what it would’ve been like to have one. Music is Enjoy the Silence by Depeche Mode.
mr. freud goes to the circus
Posted on June 21, 2016 5 Comments
Music is Always Remember to Respect and Honour Your Mother by Dusted.
a single-celled organism called eve
Posted on June 19, 2016 Leave a Comment
Music is To Build a Home by The Cinematic Orchestra.
new watercolor sketchbook } twin and a half
Posted on May 12, 2016 2 Comments
When I traveled to London last April I decided to keep my watercolor sketchbook and paints behind. That was a mistake, because as soon as I had a bit of time alone in my hotel room I got the urge to paint. So I think by now you can guess the rest: trip to Green […]
Posted on March 25, 2016 Leave a Comment
Watch the process below. Music is Lady of my Dreams (silly, silly name for such a beautiful piece) by V.A.S.T.
four faces for today
Posted on January 11, 2016 Leave a Comment
Three D’s carried over from December 2015 to January 2016: depression, defeat and disease. Today, the fourth D: death. I’m envisioning a rosier prognosis for the rest of this year. Hoping, really. Fingers crossed. But for now, four faces to tide us all over. RIP, David Jones. And thanks for the songs you left behind. Here’s Velvet Goldmine:
Posted on December 8, 2015 Leave a Comment