Sophie Turner strolls into the studio bang on time. She’s much taller than I expected. The long dowdy dresses that I associate with her famous TV character, have been replaced by black leggings and a bomber jacket – she rocks it well.Read More
“Well good luck and I hope we don’t see your picture in tomorrow’s paper.” Although he said it with a smile, the shop assistant was deadly serious. We were about to drive over Black Bear Pass, high in the Rocky Mountains and one of the most notorious passes in America – and a route that had taken the lives of inexperienced drivers in the past. And inexperienced was a very apt word for my off-road driving skills.Read More
Chinese Stars Artist Huang Rui interview for German Traveller Magazine
Beijing’s high-rise buildings and congested streets disappear in the rear view mirror and are replaced by empty, back roads as we approach the suburban art district of Huantie.Read More
Cover story for Australia Unlimited on head of the West Kowloon Culture District in Hong Kong - Michael Lynch
China isn’t just experiencing an economic boom, it’s revelling in an arts renaissance of sorts. The explosion of visual arts in both Hong Kong and the mainland in recent years, plus the arrival of major fairs including Art Hong Kong and international galleries such as White Cube has shifted the traditional cultural axis from West to East.
Michael Lynch is an Australian who is at the centre of this new and exciting creative period in China. Lynch is the CEO of Hong Kong’s West Kowloon Cultural District (WKCD), a magnificent cultural and entertainment district spanning 23 hectares that has been in the works for 16 years.Read More
Interview with Lapo Elkan for Vogue China
For a man famous for his fast cars, Lapo Elkann is considerably late for our interview. His car collection (voted the best in the world by Wallpaper* Magazine) hasn’t helped him beat Beijing rush hour traffic. When he arrives in his bright blue suit and dark sunglasses he does however, look remarkable cool and collected.
I was hoping to dislike Lapo. Not only is he taller, better looking and much, much richer than I am, he is famously known as one of the world’s most eligible bachelors and voted by Vanity Fair magazine as the world’s best dressed man.Read More