Category Archives: Art commentary
Although we’d read about it and filed it in the back of our minds, we were both surprised and enchanted by the buildings we saw in Mozambique. From the minute you crossed the border, you felt that this was another … Continue reading
The camera obscura in Grahamstown, a jewel, my not-so-secret passion.
I saw a ship a-sailing, a-sailing on the sea, and oh, but it was laden, with pretty things for thee… except this ship is not on water but on rock, rock washed in drifts of grey, ochre and green, flecked … Continue reading
Gilbert and Sullivan is not a favourite of mine and some of this music is a strain on the ears. The DECCA record covers, by contrast, are, I think, design delights. … Continue reading
It’s the last thing you might want to do to these, but hell, they sure are something to look at! These plates(!) from a cook book from yore that was … Continue reading