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Air Travel.

The interior of the de Havilland DH. 87 Hornet Moth double decker plane.

Photo, 11 September 1935.

Travelling Companions

Do you want to get to know someone really well but don’t have much time to learn everything about them? In my experience, …

Gogh, Vincent van Dutch painter Groot-Zundert near Breda 30.3.1853 –
(suicide) Auvers-sur-Oise 29.7.1890.
– “Self-portrait with fur hat, bandaged ear and tobacco pipe”, January 1889.
Oil on canvas, 51 × 45cm.
Chicago, Mr. and Mrs. Leigh B. Block.

The tragic artist

125 years ago today, in the rented room in the Auberge Ravoux, Vincent van Gogh died of an infection caused by a …

Georgsaltar, Meister Arnt von Kalkar (Arnt von Zwolle 1484), Georgs Kampf mit dem Drachen

Worshipping at the Altar

Earlier this month I was in Poland to attend the annual Cepic conference which this year was held in Warsaw. My first …

A design by Hannelore Brüderlin for a dancer's costume, 1947  © akg-images / E. Mierendorff

Everything’s Coming Up Roses

“Gypsy” is one of the great Broadway musicals and has at its centre one of the most horrifying and heartbreaking characters in …