Monthly Archives: July 2011

Searching for Jasper Green

I have, over the years, got into the habit of buying myself little tokens, (paintings, expensive books, nice watches), to mark a special occasion, especially those that come with a cheque attached – an advance or a nice award. This … Continue reading

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In Praise of Small Kitchens

The builders are at last in residence and we have squeezed into the remainder of the house. The Studio is piled high with furniture and paintings and the Hallway is choked with even more paintings and even more furniture. The … Continue reading

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A portable print room

A while back at a Bethune’s book auction in Auckland I bid on and got an 18th century scrapbook. I was the only bidder for what would have appeared a slightly tatty one-off and the price was correspondingly low. It … Continue reading

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