Playing with Fire

Temple Offerings Macau, China Photo by R. S. Gigante “The vast majority of people who come to firewalks, say ‘oh no, I’m not going to do it,’ but almost everyone ends up doing it.” David Willey on Firewalking Image: Jane... Read More

01/03/2004

The Pens Excellencie

“The first printed handwriting manual to appear in English was that of Jean de Beauchesne (or de Beau Chesne) and John Baildon, in 1570. Entitled A booke containing diuers sortes of hands, it was essentially an English recension of the... Read More

01/03/2004

The Congo Cookbook

“The person who has not traveled widely thinks his or her mother is the only cook (the best cook).” – proverb of the Ganda people of Uganda The Congo Cookbook is a collection of African recipes and information about African... Read More

01/03/2004

Architectural Poetic

“My architecture has attempted to convey something of the discrete character of elements in the Australian landscape, to offer my interpretation in built form.” Glenn Murcutt In the book Glenn Murcutt: A Singular Architectural Practice the selection of the sketches... Read More

01/03/2004