The Fine Art of Conversation
Written by Jane Simpson
Is a kind of testament to a time gone past. To a more formal time, when time stood still for tea, it oiled the social machine. To a time when conversation was a skill learnt, and practised. Like a game of bridge, it was a game, or a play acted out….
It is about potential...
the possibility of an occasion, an event, with all the elements are laid out. The matte surface, warm colours have absorbed years of sun, atmosphere and chatter, confidential words and confessions, tears and sympathy...