Art is made in order to express something that goes beyond reality.
I’m finding it super difficult to write down how I feel about Mongolia. It is one of the most beautifully emotional places I have ever visited. There’s only really one built up area in the country, and that is Ulaanbaatar, its capital city Read More
Rompin', stompin', pumpin', jumpin', slidin', glidin', Here we go. I’M SO SORRY. It just had to be done. There were so many STEPS. So, you’ll soon learn (if you haven’t already) that almost every mountain in China is holy in some way or another. I think mountains in general have that ethereal thing going on. The UK doesn’t seem to get it. Probably ‘cause they’re always more on the hill side than the never-ending sweat and tears side of the spectrum. Read More
On our way to camping on the oh-so-anticipated Great Wall of China, I Fought the Law by Olivia Locher comes to mind. Locher’s decision not to tell us which are law and which are legend makes even more obvious the stubborn irrationality of each. It’s an irrationality that can similarly be observed in China. Read More
Once leaving Kashgar we were in for a few really long drives. We stopped in some disappointing motorway towns that are nothing special - usually have a power plant or something attached to them - but they're a handy stop for you when driving through the Taklamakan Desert... Read More
On the second day in Kashgar we headed to the (new) old town. I decided to brave some local food. After hearing some horror stories from our local guide, I thought I’d try some of the more identifiable goods on display... Read More
This space here is where I’ll be shedding some arty-light on everyday life and hopefully encouraging people to look at things with a keener and more enthusiastic eye. I want artistic thought to seem accessible, and this string of writing will hopefully be entertaining & maybe a little strange, and not make you want to uh sigh at yet another bloody travel blog. Read More
Introducing the blog space that will comment on the inseverable link between art, literature and daily life. Read More