Almost too good to be true

… but the fact is I will spend quite some time in Polop in the years to come. After first finding the perfect place to stay, I’ve started to collect maps and hiking guides.

Maps of the Imagination: Peter Turchi

I have just started reading Turchi’s Maps of the Imagination: The Writer as Cartographer – and I’m already deeply in love with this fantastic text and its beautiful illustrations. Let me give you some examples… The book opens with several quotations, one of them is from Milan Kundera The Art of the Novel (1988): A novel examines…

cultural history

This autumn most of my reading has been related to work. I’ve published approximately one review per week in the newspaper, and I have been reading quite a lot connected to my work as a teacher in art theory and aesthetics. This coming week my plan is to read just for fun … (well, the…