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.
square portraits } new face
Posted on May 29, 2016 Leave a Comment
I was strict this time about filming the whole process start to finish. Music is Cough Coughing by Menomena. I use this song pretty often because its tempo matches mine.
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 January 29, 2016 2 Comments
I’m not writing this to elicit sympathy or pity or whatever. That would make me extremely uncomfortable. I don’t want it, neither from friends nor from strangers. But especially friends. I’m writing this here because it’s my safe place to express myself. It’s a place people visit to see my work and perhaps understand a little more about me. So […]
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 September 3, 2015 Leave a Comment
Sometimes I get bored. But it only lasts a second or two.
a new painting in progress this friday
Posted on August 7, 2015 2 Comments
Since Beirut I’ve been dying to paint. But it didn’t work out the way I pictured it would be, subject- and technique-wise. Let’s see where it goes.
watercolor sketchbook } tsunami
Posted on March 11, 2015 Leave a Comment
Listen to Kate Bush’s Love and Anger: