During the month of April 2015 I went from a filled storage space to a sparse cube!
there are boxes still, I admit . . . but I am outa there! Saturday, May 2 2015
Every magazine is out of our lock-up and is being sold Friday, Apr 24 2015
Eve Harmon who ran Condé Nast publications in Australia in 1983 wrote a letter to creatives and socialites informing us that Vanity Fair was being published again – starting with Volume 47 #1 in March of that year.
In the first edition ‘Fanfair’ lead article by Calvin Trillin he muses “My curiosity about the new Vanity Fair has been dominated by one question: Why wasn’t I asked to subscribe?.” “Plenty of people were. I happen to know one J.E.Curr Jnr., who describes himself as the publisher of Vanity Fair, sent letters to any number of people informing them by name (Dear Mr. Upscale) that his magazine wasn’t meant for everyone but for only a handful of bright, literate people.” . . . so the first issue appeared and then disappeared.
The first twelve years kept me enthralled and here they all are, being sold as one job lot to the first person who promises the dollars . . .
Eleven ‘pinks’ taken at Tunbridge shop and residence while here on new year break Thursday, Jan 22 2015
Surprised to see this down pipe and pressed tin sheets that are faux tin and rust painted PVC Tuesday, Sep 30 2014
William White has developed this product with his Chinese factory and then pulled his product from a huge national distributor because of the hike in their margin take . . . he told me what they demanded. He’s set up a web page, he’s used it on his building in Brunswick Heads and we are going to use both products in our Tasmanian renovation.
The pink • looks like 19th century corrugated tin down pipe . . . but its modern PVc formed and painted to look the part. The * decorative eave is PVC painted in rust finish that really tricks the eye and is so easy to work and so affordable. Go here to view their unfinished web, this info is straight from the horse’s mouth. Contact Wil at <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Below is their three story building, shop (Fabulous Mrs Fox) and residence in Brunswick Heads, northern NSW. Seriously chic and killing the retail trade down in those trendy parts, search for their Facebook page and go-like . . .
The studio remains intrigued by nature’s small jewellers Tuesday, Sep 16 2014
Blogroll and jeweller to the lost - commisions and jeweller to the lost - retail range and jeweller to the lost - sculpture bespoke, blogging, found photography, research, sculpture - public art, the good things 12:02 pm
Barbara has created pierced ‘lace’ work in wax and developed many versions of this technique for over 20 years now. We are also working on larger sculptural elements for a series of suspended works following this ‘lace’ theme called “new nature” but we remain in awe of this particular caterpillar’s edible art, recently found on Tumblr.
Another ‘thank-you’ card from lovely recent clients Tuesday, Nov 12 2013
. . . to be filed with their job bag and placed in the commissioner’s year 2013 folder. I have it out typing all the new clients’ details into the database for the ‘jeweller to the lost’ annual report and studio sale notice that we produce every year.
Friday at sunset – June 21 2013 we light our winter solstice fire in the backyard Thursday, Jun 20 2013
. . . we never know who will appear out of the shadows with their little pieces of paper for the fire.
I’ve shared these with Pam & Lydia already – two cards I missed on eBay Thursday, Jun 6 2013
I have one more book cover with a bow and arrow on file, I’ll dig it out . . .