Monthly Archives: August 2010


although durban doesn’t truly experience winter, i can say with certainty that spring & impending summer are unpacking their bags and settling in.  in honourof the new arrivals, i bought a bunch of poppies yesterday…they make me grin each time i notice them, cheering up my room.

{images: my own}

bookworm rings!

jeremy may has captured the beauty of paper via a unique laminating process. littlefly jewellery is made by laminating hundreds sheets of paper together, then carefully finishing to a high gloss.  the paper is selected and carefully removed from a book, and the jewellery re-inserted in the excavated space.  have a look at his website to see more…

72.8% water

i heard this quoted a few years back & scribbled it into a notebook somewhere, so glad someone took the time to make a poster of it…such a wonderful thought!

{image taken from}

yum yum

yum yum is a london-based company run by beth algieri & jonny plummer, two designers with a common passion for creating new and exciting things.  they make 3D animation, motion graphics, illustration, toys etc .  the above images are digital prototypes a range of designer toys.

succulent delight!

open on the last weekend of each month neville trickett’s St Verde is well worth the visit.  nestled in the dargle area of the midlands, st verde has a most fascinating succulent garden and nursery to browse through for botanical buys or pure visual pleasure.  there is also a little cafe that boasts the best cheese, herb & corn muffin (i am not alone in this bias)!

{images: my own from various monthly meanderings}

still life with time…

(still life with time)

(fathom painting #1)


i would happily give up just about anything to own an Oliver Jeffers‘ painting.  This reknowned artist & children’s book author is a significant inspiration in my work.

new math…

have always kept an eye on these super-fantastic equations by Craig Damrauer