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Feeding an obsession

On Friday morning we dropped Leta off at my mother’s house so that we could spend a few hours snowboarding, and when we returned she was clutching a Cinderella DVD to her chest, her knuckles white from the strain. I looked disapprovingly at my mother because I had given her explicit instructions before we left [...]

Leone cinnamon candy

This tiny box of candy was part of the massive basket of goodies Leah brought with her when she visited last week, and I instantly fell in love with the elegant, retro packaging. I think I’ll keep the box sealed and leave it next to my keyboard for future design inspiration. Or maybe I will [...]

Shepherds watched their flocks by night

Getting ready to play his part in the Christmas pageant.

Christmas came early

Yesterday I received the Radiohead In Rainbows discbox I ordered a few months ago. It cost 40 pounds, and it is phenomenal: comes with the album on CD and on 2 X 12 inch vinyl records, a second CD with news songs and photographs, an artwork and lyric booklet, all encased in a hardback book [...]