Come down to Chevalier’s Books on Larchmont Blvd this Saturday, April 27th for an entire day of festivities in celebration of the Independent Bookstore nationwide. have you been to Chevaliers? It is some of the best-curated shelves in town and The … Continue reading Making Strides
This is not in keeping with my usual content; however, I am bursting at the seams and feel the need to share. I don’t know how you feel but I can only say that I don’t think I can bear … Continue reading Today
I know what you must be thinking. What could possibly be the correlation between these two photographs? And the confusion is understandable. Well, if I may explain. When The World Cup comes around, I come to a virtual standstill. What … Continue reading Summer Games.
In my previous post I wrote about being away for an extended period of time, well two months to be exact. Having recently returned. I cannot tell you how happy I am to be home. Home, as in California. As … Continue reading Where I Live
Recently, I have had to spend some time in Houston, Texas for a project. Anyone who knows me is well aware of my passion for travel. Although I have lived in the USA for many years now, I can honestly … Continue reading Down South–Large portions preferred.
September 1st means two things: Carnival in London, and the marking of summer’s imminent departure. Here in Southern California, our summer is just getting under way after a rather delayed start. Sitting in my workroom on this quiet Monday morning, I realise that I have not traveled this year at all–nowhere! Those who know me best are aware that I am an adventurer at heart, and kindly indulge me as I lament my lack of foreign excursions. 2014 continues to amaze. I am being swept along in a wave of productivity of late that I simply cannot give any resistance … Continue reading bank holiday weekend
Well the thing is, the World Cup has held me captive since the first whistle blow. I have been completely enthralled, even though England was knocked out in the early stages. I expected it, we all did, and it hurt, but then one must accept defeat and move on. I can honestly say, I have been having a spectacular time. This past Saturday I went with some friends to a favourite destination in the city to watch the games. The crowd was particularly rowdy and 95 percent French. “Allez les Bleus” was chanted most of the 90 mins and Champagne … Continue reading All Consuming
Alison Berg of the Collectista recently stopped by to ask me a few questions , such fun, and the questions were good. Please enjoy. WHAT IS YOUR PROCESS? It’s a continuum really, an amalgamation of my professional and personal experiences. The process is fluid, ever-expanding and more identifiable on some days than others. The process is a coming together of my background as a decorative artist, my love of art history, my fascination with the female, and my bid to better comprehend her in all her beautiful complexities. The process is dialogue, the sharing of stories, a commitment to expansive … Continue reading Interview
Just a note. JC resorts have begun carrying Geisha by Bali James!. If you happen to be at the Surf and Sand Hotel in Laguna Beach, CA enjoying their exceptional spa facilities then your in luck. Apparently the Body Oil in Maiko is a hit. The hotel is a popular destination for weddings–probably all those brides snapping up a bottle or two for their honeymoons. Continue reading Good News!
It’s simple really. We advocate the use of a daily ritual when it comes to beauty. The notion that one simply lacks the time to indulge in personal presentation as a ritualistic art is something to perhaps reconsider. We all … Continue reading Ritual