In this photographic series called “Mini Jigsaws”, I select a small number of pieces from a puzzle just completed and re-assemble them. The aim is to distill something of the experience thrown up by this particular puzzle. Is there anything today that did not originate in knowledge written in old books?
Will there be a time again where written knowledge becomes unnecessary?
Read More Driving home a point on the bookshelf
Dark and delightful, with a little bit of worry for good measure
Read More Felling hazelnuts with a single blow
I’ll admit it; I was enchanted by the medieval in my younger days
Read More Medieval paradox
Screaming desperately for something different.
Read More Point of Difference
The image on the box is not the image on the jigsaw. Oh no!
Read More Just a clue
I am uncomfortably reminded of how the jigsaw puzzle encourages the idea of everything its rightful place.
Read More Sorting the indistinguishable
We are supposed to look people in the eye; allowing ourselves to be studied.
Read More Studying the alternative
There are lots of them, all the same shade of blue.
Read More New York Blue
Pieces borrow context from their neighbours, and change.
Read More Recapturing life’s jewel moments
Russia didn’t look like it would fit. Too many pieces, not enough space. I’ve discovered that life works better if I don’t put African countries into Central Siberia.
It’s a great puzzle. The pieces are small. Much of the writing requires two sets of glasses perched on top of each other. The colour palette is very limited. I don’t know if it is old, or just designed to look old.
Yet, there is plenty of …
Read More Piecing together the world map