Do a darn good job of it. Life is art. What are you creating?
I don’t make business cards for a living, nor do I ever want to. Not that there’s anything wrong with that. Art, sculptures, art furniture, interior decorating and interior design are what keep me up all hours of the night. However, when a friend of mine asked me to help them out with a unique… Continue reading A Penny for your Thoughts
Tower Bridge is often mistaken for London Bridge. The popular urban legend of Mr. McCulloch who purchased London Bridge and sent it to Arizona mistaking it for Tower Bridge has been debunked. I guess people will believe whatever they want to believe and I’ll leave it at that. The architecture is amazing. In October 1884, Horace Jones,… Continue reading The Darker Side of Tower Bridge
The guardians of the Tower ‘If the ravens leave the Tower, the kingdom will fall…’ Legend of the ravens Legend says that the kingdom and the Tower will fall if the six resident ravens ever leave the fortress. It was Charles II, according to the stories, who first insisted that the ravens of the Tower… Continue reading The Guardians of the Tower
We visited the Tower Bridge and walked across the spectacular glass floor across the high-level Walkways. A stunning and slightly unnerving view of London life, from 42 metres above the River Thames! The Walkways also offer stunning panoramic views of London for those too jittery to look below. Looking down we spied red London buses whizzing over the… Continue reading Tower Bridge Glass Walkway
A PAIR OF BRITISH AIRWAYS CONCORDE WATER GLASSES The perfect gift for the aviation enthusiast. Designed by Conran, exclusively for British Airways, crystalline glass made by Nachtmann (containing between 7-10% lead). This was the design by Conran for British Airways when it refurbished its branding of the interior of its Concorde Fleet. In the base of each glass is the British Airways “Speed Mark” from manufacture. The artist impression of Concorde in take-off has been laser etched to these glasses, commemorating its status in aviation history. The glasses are packed in a protected presentation box, that showcases their beauty.
10″ Gone…to a very worthy cause. If you didn’t already know, the Little Princess Trust provide real hair wigs for children suffering from hair loss. Will you?
In keeping with the theme of an interior design project, I designed and fabricated lead flashing over north and south facing dormer windows. To bring out the lovely bluish gray colouring it was oiled with linseed, allowed to penetrate and finally buffed until it gleamed.