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OBJECTS WITH STORIES

At the moment my work is very object orientated. I take photographs of favorite or meaningful objects from my collection, then use the photos to make the scraperboards. Most of the objects were discarded by either my mother, grandmother, or … Continue reading

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THE LADY ANDTHE UNICORN – SMELL

“Potent Pheromones can act as powerful aphrodisiacs …. for you!” an add for Luvessentials on the web. But, according to the Wikipedia entry there have been very few well-controlled scientific studies published that suggest the possibility of pheromones in humans. … Continue reading

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THE CLUNY AND BEYOND

The cluny museum in Paris is famous for its 6 tapestries about a Lady and a Unicorn. The tapistries were found (discovered) by the French dramatist, historian and archaeologist Prosper Merimee (he wrote the book Carmen, on which Bizet’s opera … Continue reading

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LIFE AFTER PARIS

Back in Good Old Pretoria, and I am asking myself the question: can there be life after Paris? The answer has to be no, but I am going to do my best to keep on communicating to the best of … Continue reading

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NOEL

You have to be just about as old as I am to remember walking down Church Street in December to look at the brightly lit Christmas decorations of Garlicks or Uniewinkels. All those memories and more came flooding back when … Continue reading

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LES ARTS DECORATIFS

I read about a special ceramic exhibit in the decorative arts museum at the Louvre, but what a surprise!! Especially the way that the ceramic pieces were exhibited in between the museum pieces, made this a very special experience.

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LAST GALLERIES

I have just about scraped the bottom of the gallery barrel, with just two artist worth mentioning. With only a week remaining of my sojourn here in Paris, I feel that I deserve to get to do “nothing”, that is, … Continue reading

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