Category Archive: art

Stalking yourself

Stalking yourself

We’re always running away from ourselves. No-one wants to be that goofy kid they used to be. Except perhaps those who were child prodigies, or …

 

Stripes

Stripes

“Hot weather opens the skull of a city, exposing its white brain, and its heart of nerves, which sizzle like the wires inside a lightbulb. …

 

What do horses dream of?

What do horses dream of?

A few days ago we watched the legendary Mary Poppins – the Walt Disney movie. I love the scene where Mary, Bert, and the kids …

 

Art in the streets

Art in the streets

Ah, Elizabeth, you’ve left your art folios in the street. I’m unsure whether you’ve abandoned your studies , or these are from last year . I …

 

The Lion Catcher

The Lion Catcher

I remember the first time I ever noticed this sculpture I was probably not much more than 8 years old. I asked my dad what …

 

A pattern is emerging…

A pattern is emerging…

It always fascinates me how, when I start to become interested in something, suddenly it’s all about me. Call it apophenia or synchronicity, or call …

 

Money can’t buy me love…

Money can’t buy me love…

I’m not so sure – at $2/toy there’s a good deal of cuteness to be had outside the Salvation Army store today. I do love …

 

Doodling

Doodling

Blank white pages challenge me. I love them and I hate them all at the same time. A blank page presents a new canvas to work …

 

Fairy tales

Fairy tales

I love stories. Give me a good story and I’m gone – lost in the pages or the narrative until it’s good and done. I’ve been known …

 

Mia and Ruffian

Mia and Ruffian

Mia and Ruffian, Brangelina of the pigeon world, were last spotted yesterday morning, nonchalantly hanging out on the side of the Forest and Bird building. They …