Bom Dia! Sangria Verde

  • 31 January 2015    
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A refreshing take on the classic Spanish – Portuguese summer fruit punch, all this Sangria Verde needs is a nice hot day. As we head into Feb, keep the recipe close at hand and bring out your lab jars, carafes and Portuguese ceramic pitchers to make it pukka.

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Protrait Of A Ceramcist

  • 28 January 2015    
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A ceramicist’s conversation with his materials at the wheel results in achingly simple, inspired forms.

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A Basketful Of Hoi An

The colourful baskets now at Weylandts are such vivid reminders of our travels in Vietnam last year. Entering into the sprawling markets of ancient cities like Hoi An and Hanoi sets the senses alight. The colours, the smells, the noisy natter of bargaining filling the air.

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A Philosophy Of Palette

  • 18 January 2015    
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A snapshot of eternal elegance, in ivory and charcoal, black and white. Cool, calm and devoutly disciplined.

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Whatever You Are, Be A Good One

  • 11 January 2015    
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As the cogs begin to turn on this newly minted year, I’m enjoying revisiting Irving Penn’s ‘Small Trades’ series, a study that includes more than 200 different artisans and traders. Romancing the idea of old school graft in a way that makes it no wonder the artisan-maker is now so in vogue – and bigger than ever.

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