This growing season I decided to plant Strawberry Popcorn. And no, the corn isn’t strawberry flavoured. There is actually a plant that is called Strawberry Popcorn. It’s an heirloom variety, producing rather small ears (3-5 inches) of corn, encrusted with these tiny ruby like kernels. I placed a whole ear of corn in the microwave […]Read more "Strawberry Popcorn"
This is a post for my reference – predominantly. But as it is a post nonetheless, it’s also here to share. These glass works are by artist Dale Chihuly. Amazing. This isn’t my photo – by the way.Read more "Dale Chihuly"
When I started this blog I wanted to share with people things that interested me as an individual. Without hesitation, this is something that truly does. It is a Bohm Stirling Motor (HB10). I love everything about it – the design, the fact that it runs like a life size motor, the fact that you […]Read more "Want"
At first glance this looks like a mirror, right? Well, it’s actually a shot of the dome in the QVB building in Sydney, taken exactly below. I love the interaction of squares, circles and colours that this space creates, viewed from this angle. Excuse the faces!Read more "Shapes"
…is truly another man’s treasure. I picked up three vintage wooden ladders from a neighbor down the road. They left it on the nature strip for people to take and that is exactly what I did. I stealthily carried them home in the dead of night – not because I felt bad – but because […]Read more "Another Man’s trash (2.0)…"
I love moss. I love the fact that not only is it low maintenance, it provides an almost everlasting blanket of deep green which is soft to the touch. This little moss patch is something I’ve had for a while. It’s in a miniature bonsai pot (no larger than half you palm) and every time […]Read more "Colour inspiration"
I love everything that tells a story. That’s probably why I like old things such as weathered objects and antiques. This watch I found at home is definitely no exception. Sorry for the bad photography; I used a jewel magnifying glass in front of my iPhone camera to enlarge the writing as much as I […]Read more "If this watch could talk…"
No, this is not a bouquet of flowers. It is actually the flower head from an onion. Nature is amazing. Inspiration?Read more "Inspired by nature"
Look at the lively purple of these African Violets.Read more "Colour Inspiration"