David Walsh is a pen collector, surgeon and would be artist

These are his ideas, thoughts and images

  • The imperfect can become more beautiful

    September 11, 2019 by

    “Kintsugi is the Japanese art of repairing broken pottery with golden lacquer. It teaches us to embrace damage and flaws.” — ManGill. For most of my adult life I have helped repair the sick. Many had their lives suddenly shattered and altered forever. It was a job at which I was quite good. Recently, the… Read more

  • Visiting Aladdin’s Cave

    October 2, 2022 by

    “Nobody in Singapore drinks Singapore Slings…” Anthony Bourdain If you are addicted to fountain pens, there are a few Meccas to visit. Aesthetic Bay in Singapore is touted as perhaps the best pen store in the World. Much can be done and conducted online, but the chance to see, touch and test some of the… Read more

  • The New York Style

    September 28, 2022 by

    “The art world doesnt know where to place me…” Saul Steinberg The front covers of The New Yorker magazines are pretty recognisable. We have several cover images in the form of jigsaw puzzles. Each cover is a unique piece of artwork, usually with the feel of a cartoon, often with a satirical message. This is… Read more

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