Hmmm. What’s on my bookshelf this week?


This month I’m working at a publishing house. So in an ode to the written words poured out into the books surrounding me in the office, I have decided to take a look at what books currently have me hooked.

‘So come up to the lab. And see what’s on the slab.

I see you shiver with antici… pation!’ Continue reading


My Desert Island Artworks

In an interview a few weeks ago I was asked which five works of art I would chose to own if I was a collector. A work of art from any period in history. It sounded to me like my very own desert island discs hit list, the ultimate fantasy forage, despite the fact Kirsty Young wasn’t sat in front of me.

I am basing this on the radio show and so have chosen 7 works of art to take with me to put on display in my hand built wooden shack gallery space on my desert island. Here are my Desert Island Artworks:

1. Valentin Serov, ‘Ida Rubinstein’, 1910


Without sounding too cheesy, this is the first painting that ever caught me be surprise. Continue reading