Tag: art

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 …

 

The Theatre Spirit

The Theatre Spirit

Once upon a time… I wonder how many great stories start with that line… I once entered a competition to write a fairy tale, in the …

 

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 …

 

The pecking order

The pecking order

After introducing Sebastian, I was delighted to see that some of Sebastian’s colleagues had got together overnight and posted their organisational chart. I made the …

 

You’re not a swan

You’re not a swan

You know, sometimes the ugly duckling grows up to be … a duck. I was raised on the Hans Christian Andersen stories. My uncle’s name …

 

Hello. My Name is Sebastian.

Hello. My Name is Sebastian.

I am not the same person I was a year ago. Many things have changed to me, and around me, and, as a result I have …

 

…and this is how…

…and this is how…

…and this is how we give up the precious hours of our lives… This year I have spent some of my precious free time creating with …

 

Starting out

Starting out

We were talking last night about how we might change things in our lives. We often talk about how cool it would be to live …

 

The earth

The earth

We sit on the paved courtyard outside Te Papa. The night air is chilled, the tiles still warm from the day’s sun. It’s like school …

 

Macrotermes

Macrotermes

As a child Boris had spent hours constructing elaborate ‘houses’ out of playing cards. He slipped cards into the pages of books to provide sound …