Tag Archives: New York


Back to New York


Suddenly I’m back. The icons of the New York skyline so familiar through recess of memory and the window of film, now examined through the window of a taxi sailing the BQE. Displaced. I want to find my notepad to write all this down, but my girl is nestled into […]

Fixers Collective


I came across a neat community group in Brooklyn tonight: the Fixers Collective. It’s a group of people who work out how to fix their broken belongings. It’s not a tutorial. It’s a collaborative, practical workspace of puzzle-solvers with immediate results. I learnt the difference between weft and warp when […]

Everyone wants a rockstar New Year’s Eve


And I got one. From our rooftop in Dumbo under the Brooklyn Bridge, facing One World Trade Center and with Liberty and Empire State like beacons in the distance, we counted in 2012 via the giant digital clock atop the adjacent Jehovah’s Witness Watchtower building. Isn’t it peculiar how intent […]