Years ago, (2012 if we’re being exact) before I had a child, I had a bunch of free time on my hands and spent some of it scrolling through the online collection of Christchurch Art Gallery.
Most of my writing these days is for my day job. Here’s a selection of my latest postings there.
I’d never really thought much about it before, but I would like my offspring to have an appreciation of The Arts. I don’t expect him to be an artist or even have an artistic or creative job necessarily but I would like him to see the value in artistic endeavours.
To step into HAPA design store is to enter an Aladdin’s cave of beautiful, covetable things. You know, if the cave were actually a converted shipping container and if instead of saying “open sesame” you just hand over your credit card. If there’s a problem with the place, it’s that you find yourself wanting to buy…
A while back the lovely folk at Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu asked me to contribute to their regular “My Favourite” column in their monthly Bulletin magazine.