Category Archives: TRAVEL

Early 20th century surreal postcards

I came across a super exhibition of nuts early 20th century surreal postcards when I was in Helsinki, at the brilliant Finnish Museum of Photography. Some of the cards below are from as early as 1905 so pre-dated the Surrealist … Continue reading

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Helsinki & Kauniste

A few snapshots from Helsinki here, which I sailed into from Tallinn.  I was given a ‘traditional’ Estonian send off which meant I was rolled onto the ferry at 7am, after no sleep and surrounded by a curious scent of vodka … Continue reading

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Estonian Abstract Art

Another post here about my travels in Estonia, following on from my earlier interview in Tallinn with Estonian painter Jüri Arrak.  Lots of my images were stuck on a defunct hard drive until now so now I’ve finally unearthed them … Continue reading

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Studio Visit: Jurri Arrak

I first came across the work of Estonian artist Jüri Arrak through friends of Kuriosas 50 Watts in the US who unearth all kinds of beautiful and crazed book illustrations from around the globe. These images of Arrak’s children book … Continue reading

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Tallinn Russian Market / Soviet Union pin badges

I’ve recently returned from some eye opening adventuring around Estonia and Finland for summer, so much so my head is a bit congested with all the shiny things I saw.  I’ll start with Tallinn in Estonia; my good friend Jaana … Continue reading

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1930’s boat brooch

I love this 1930’s brooch I found a while back made from very early plastic – I would also love a cruise on this serene pale pink sailboat I found this in an indoor fleamarket in Arundel, a pretty and … Continue reading

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1920’s German Silent Film-making book

I came across this wonderful original film tome from the 1920’s on a recent trip to Berlin   I spotted it nestling at a Kreuzberg fleamarket and was drawn in by it’s cover, finely crafted using delicately cut out paper … Continue reading

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