The World’s End Shop is open again today. It has been four & a half months but the shop is looking better than it has done for years. Continue reading
I thought that I would introduce Michael who has been working 3 days a week in the World’s End shop now for 2 months. He had previously done a 2 month stint working in the Conduit St & Davies St shops but when he had to do a few days filling in, in the Worlds End, shop manager Lise saw his potential & grabbed him for us. Continue reading
At the beginning of this year I & my wife Tomoka visited my Uncle Rodney in Almeria, Spain.
Apart from the visit I had a long term project in mind & here everything was in place to achieve it.
Almeria is the location for the spaghetti western genre films of the 1960’s. Continue reading
Happy New Year!. I took a brisk walk up to the World’s End shop Monday afternoon to have my meeting with Adam. We had been meaning to do it for the last 6 months but the timing obviously had not been right until now. I wanted to ask him about his association with Vivienne & the shop as he has been a customer for 40 years. We ordered two cups of tea & sat across the road from the shop at the Chinese bakery. It had just been raining so I was a bit worried about the background wet hiss from the traffic but as it goes I can hear him quite clearly on the playback.
So….16 minutes long, let it roll
I love camouflage. Camouflage reflects wild nature & has rawness about it. It gives me a connection to what we are separated from in modern civilization with our flat even surfaces, straight lines & monotone colours. Continue reading