What I’m up to.

This week was a bit hectic, hence the lack of posting. On Monday Michele and I drove to Verona, to Neil Young’s concert at the Arena. It was quite amazing, excepting those Guitar Hero moments of which I’m not really fond. Tuesday was our 2nd Wedding Anniversary, but we were both quite exhausted from the […]

monkey’s fist doorstop

Posted by on Jun 21, 2008 in craftulence, I wanted to be an architect | 2 Comments

When I saw these doorstops at Re-found Objects I fell in love immediately with them, but for 26£ I was all whAaAaAt the FFF? And then I remembered that stashed somewhere I had some hemp rope, and that the monkey’s fist knot is a ball to make (pun intended). Here’s my new doorstop for the […]

the elephant pillow

Posted by on Jun 20, 2008 in craftulence, I wanted to be an architect | No Comments

When life gives you a horrendous polyester elephant scarf, make a pillow!! Back in Cannes I did a little shopping at Genevieve Lethu and the shop owner liked me so much (wonder why) she gave me a scarf of their Tanganyka collection. I cut it all apart before taking a photo of the heidiousness but […]


Posted by on Jun 19, 2008 in I wanted to be an architect, images | No Comments

The vase is an ice bucket I picked up in a flea market in Berlin 3 years ago. It always amuses me how objects that others sell as junk can be so charming.

On vacation hunting melanomas and eating sand.

Oh how lovely when things don’t turned out as you planned them, and they turn out so much better instead. If you ever happen to book on a 4 star hotel that turns out to be a total shithole, don’t despair. You might decide to run away and end up in Cote d’Azur in a […]

Life’s a beach

Posted by on Jun 6, 2008 in prattle | 3 Comments

Closed for a well deserved vacation by the sea. Hope it doesn’t rain too much!!


Posted by on Jun 5, 2008 in prattle | One Comment

With this post I’m giving myself away. Yeah I’m not as badass as I’d like to be. Yeah, I’m a sucker for flowers. On Monday Lisi brought me the most charming bouquet of wild flowers: My first bread-winning experience since the birth of Damiano went amazingly well. I really enjoy teaching Italian, and I’m quite […]