Monthly Archives: February 2013

ciao

a stillness is descending … no posting so facebooking no enewsing until 8 march whilst we treasure hunt in fields afar a bientot! ciao!

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near sacred

You have probably guessed, I hope it’s evident, that we scour China looking under every stone, in every nook and cranny for the exceptional, for the things that set our hearts a-racing  and when we find them we are grateful. … Continue reading

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alph table

Magnificent, superb… superlatives permitted ! From whence derives the name we’ve given it?  A metaphorical laurel wreath to who knows ! (no googling) ciao tuesday  12 feb In Xanadu did Kubla Khan A stately pleasure-dome decree Where Alph, the sacred … Continue reading

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ahh, richard at last

History matters and Shakespeare should not be swallowed verbatim!  I am wondering if the discovery of his remains will prompt a conversation in England re-thinking the national narrative and how different things might have been if he had won on … Continue reading

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counterpoint

I’ve seen a couple of benches like this one, and another we have ,photographed in front of a very elaborate fireplace in a decidedly grand apartment in one of the latest magazines. Quite rightly too, it does a lot to make the … Continue reading

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what did i say?

Remember these?  I posted these lights last year – a  gorgeously intense cluster hanging from the ceiling in Abdullah’s in the Grand Bazaar, and now see in one of the latest mags… Voila ! a bientot

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