The Netherlands – 2 Nights & 100 Years of Dutch Design (2/2)

From outside, in the dark light of night, the Havezate Marveld Aparthotel looked like a castle, or a replica castle, a film set of a castle. Inside it was something different. I walked to the end of the long corridor and opened the door to my room, my eyes adjusted focus to look across the vast … Continue reading The Netherlands – 2 Nights & 100 Years of Dutch Design (2/2)

The Netherlands – 2 Nights & 100 Years of Dutch Design (1/2)

I left Adam at the airport. I was off to Amsterdam, he was off to Oslo. Our flights were due to leave within 10 minutes of each other. I wondered how this life had happened to us. ‘What are you visiting for?’ asked the man at passport control. I hesitated. ‘Business?’ I answered questioningly. I … Continue reading The Netherlands – 2 Nights & 100 Years of Dutch Design (1/2)

These Recent Things (Cats, Cruise Ships & Cars)

I should have written sooner. All those days blurring busily into weeks, months. Today I’ve found, in between baking an apple cake and prepping for the Renaissance Photography Prize portfolio reviews, a pocket of time that would have otherwise been filled. Right now I should have been in Tel Aviv launching an exhibition, giving portfolio … Continue reading These Recent Things (Cats, Cruise Ships & Cars)