Daisy Bateman

I Would Also Accept Shrubbery

I recently was in Santa Fe, where I had a chance to visit the Georgia O’Keefe museum. It’s a lovely place and I highly recommend it. They, quite reasonably, have a lot of restrictions on taking pictures of the paintings, but none at all for the quotes posted on the wall. This is about painting, … Read more

The Naked and the iPhone

So, I got an iPhone. This would be thrilling news if it was 2007; as it is it’s really only exciting to me, because now I will always know what direction North is.* Other benefits of joining the second decade of the 21st century: readily available maps, directions and train schedules, immediate answers to virtually … Read more

As Eggs Lay Dyeing

An Easter Egg vegetable-dyeing experiment: Results (clockwise from the top): red beets, yellow beets/red cabbage (in series), red cabbage alone (longer time in dye), carrots/red cabbage. Future directions: tea, onion skins, devilling