As I build up my website, I hope it will become a resource for people interested in the art, textiles and culture of Russia, central and eastern Europe.[more]

Soviet-era painter of the Russian North[more]

To get myself in the mood for writing again, I'm remembering my most recent trip to Russia[more]

An expression of national identity from a lost era[more]

The colourful beauty of folk dress[more]

This Russian painting evokes the season[more]

I know it's not in Russia or East Europe but Iceland made such an impact that I have to share it [more]