Peter Boizot

Okay, so maybe I'm getting a bit sidetracked on this blog now...Peter Boizot is not an artist, nor is he someone I met in Russia. He's actually the founder of Pizza Express. Thanks to my spam e-mails, I discovered that it was his 88th birthday yesterday, and that he is a man with an incredible …

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On Feeling Lost

Who hasn't ever felt confused about their identity? In no situation do we question it more, than when we're away from home, travelling, on the road. At "home", we usually find ourselves slotted in somewhere, like the right piece in a puzzle. We don't tend to question our personal identity because we're operating as part …

Fernand Pelez

I discovered Fernand Pelez at the Petit Palais in Paris. He lived from the 18th of January 1843 to the 7th of August, 1913 and was French, with Spanish origins. Pelez was part of the naturalism movement in the 1880s. He used his art to portray scenes of street poverty, with an emphasis on street …