Albertine is a novel written in 1886 by Norwegian painter and writer Christian Krohg. The novel is set in Norway’s capital, Christiania, and deals with the life of the unmarried seamstress Albertine, who is eventually […]
Lionel Walden (American, 1861-1933) The Night Train
I return to Japan on Wednesday. For those who don’t know, I’ve been splitting my time between Tokyo and the US for the last few years while I complete my third novel, Feast of Shadows, […]
“When young people are just beginning to pass from the ranks of the many to those of the few, a ludicrous, but fortunately transient error may occur. The young person who has only recently discovered […]
The worst curse I can lay upon you is that you find your heart’s desire. “The Black Mirror” by William Newzam Prior Nicholson
Every time we sit another Congress, I inexplicably think of this painting by Vito Campanella.
Since 2005, Bolivian architect Freddy Mamani Silvestre and his firm have completed sixty projects in El Alto, the world’s highest city, which sits at nearly fourteen thousand feet, on an austere plateau above La Paz. […]