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A Father's Day Gift Guide 2014 - Little Observationist
In celebration of this year’s Father’s Day, Jorge and I were sent a bottle of a rich, full-bodied single malt Talisker whiskey from Alexander and James so we could toast to our dads and share a few of our favourite memories since neither of us will be there (US and Spain) to celebrate with them in person. I have many great memories of my dad from childhood through now, but one of my recent favourites was from November last year when he showed up in London to surprise me for my first solo photography exhibition at The Chance Gallery in Chelsea. I had no idea he was coming, so it was an emotional moment. It was also funny because I had been in New York a few weeks earlier and was meant to bring a pair of shoes my dad left at my flat in London the last time they visited. He needed them for a “presentation” (which turned out to be my exhibition). In my rush to pack, I somehow managed to only bring one. So he joked at the time, he would have to come back and get it himself. So he showed up at the gallery with one of …