the oldest profession in the world?

Could my trade -swapping something useful to me (money!) for something useful to you (colour!)- be the oldest one human beings have ever exercised? Based on a National Geographic article: The first artists, how creativity made us human, that is totally the case… One day in 2000, Christopher Henshilwood and his team dug out in…

to you my reader…

whoever you might be… you are one of the first lovely persons who have subscribed to my blog/site and… never heard from me again! Contrary to appearances I have been working very hard: first taking over a charming artist residency in Provence, the Ateliers Fourwinds, while still running our beloved art store/centre in Byron Bay,…

In bed with… David Coles (and Louise!)

They are both artists. He also makes lovely paint and…  she sells it! How is this for symmetry and perfection? Well, at least on paper, all is well in the best of worlds. In reality, things are very very busy… Louise has just finished the Christmas tree in the shop (decorated with dried coloured swatches…