Archive | February 2016

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The Neiger Brothers: Enduring Beauty

Neiger scarab beads in some of the rich colours they were produced  (Inger Sheil collection)   I can recall the precise moment I first encountered the work of the Neiger brothers. I was sitting in a cafe with friends under sunny New Zealand skies, and Sharon – a lady with a knack for finding excellent […]

How to Gatsby

It’s that time of year again – after planning our Napier Art Deco wardrobes and devising our own unofficial schedule with friends to go alongside the official program, it’s time to finish packing the bags and prepare for the moment the wheels on the plane go up. I was asked to give the “How to […]