Author Archives: Wilson

About Wilson

relentless hunter gatherer of soothing beauty, great and small

The Garden Home

Another sunny day spent in my friend’s garden, south of Amsterdam, doing some serious Spring Cleaning. The three storm lights in the picture are from a series of 9 unique withered pieces, collected by my friend, used in and around … Continue reading

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The Deck | The Explosion Era

And this one fits too – Something’s Coming

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Digital Doodle | “social” “media”

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Madness But Missing It

An April afternoon in Amsterdam in 2007 – nothing special then.

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3 Words | Are You OK?

In a glimpse I saw this image, when royalty watchers on television tonight where discussing the break-away from Buckingham Palace of Meghan and Harry. It illustrated an article on the opinion pages of the New York Times back in November, … Continue reading

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Don’t Try To Be Perfect | The Lost Sketches Of Vincent Van Gogh

I just came across the headline HOW PERFECTIONISM FAILS US on LinkedIn and clicked. An announcement for 4 TED talks on the subject of our growing concern with doing it not just right, but perfect. Four experts in their field … Continue reading

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Elten Kiene | Spoken Boom!

Through a newsletter of Young In Prison I found Elten Kiene, a Dutch speaking spoken word artist who just blew my cap off with his work I Don’t Know. Boom! I looked for the lyrics online – so I could … Continue reading

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I Clean My Emin® In The Dishwasher

I admire the work of Tracey Emin and am totally impressed with her guts. And although she’s high up there to me, I do like to use her work in daily life – as in living with art 😉 @TraceyEmin: … Continue reading

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Chinese New Year + Valentine = Red + Gold Gifts

A few gift ideas to celebrate the Chinese New Year (this Friday) or Valentine’s Day (this Sunday) or both 😉

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Lover’s Rock Music | Janet Kay – Silly Games

Silly Games by Janet Kay is a great tune I picked up while watching Lover’s Rock, one of the five short films on the life and trials of members of the West Indian community in London back in the sixties … Continue reading

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