Tag Archives: travel

September 20, 2012

Corrugated iron

The beauty of shacks   A rare sight in The Netherlands : half hidden behind a farmhouse, a crumbling hay barn. This country is generally so clean and organised that most people here would be shocked by my enthusiasm, of Read more

 
July 2, 2012

What is serious?

My recent Great Sweep through my studio included going through my ‘Rajasthan‘ cupboard. It was good to unfold and rearrange a collection of Indian textiles – nothing exceptionally valuable but a testimony to change as a number of hand-blocked cotton Read more

 
April 8, 2012

Rajasthan travel

Every once in a while I’m being asked for advice on travel plans in India. During many years I have organised and accompanied such tours for friends. The time it took to prepare a balanced, informative and unforgettable journey made me Read more

 
December 22, 2011

Looking back #3: Rajasthan and making books

My most faithful travel companion is a small Moleskine ‘reporter’ notebook which, at home, is paired with a larger one that grows within a few months to bursting point with photos, sketches and cuttings. For years I used to bind Read more

 
December 16, 2011

A moment of harvest in my studio

Many things have been kept out of the pages of this website in order to keep them simple. I have little patience with websites that need a road map. But hidden behind these slightly static pages is the image of Read more