Archive of ‘Travel & Culture’ category

Museum

I forgot to post these pictures from an Alessi show I went to a few weeks ago at the Design Museum. Such a beautiful venue overlooking the Thames. One of my favourite pieces was a spice set, the purpose of which was to instill elegance and ceremony into this everyday task… Read more…

Another year older…

My 26th year celebration passed with lots of love from family and friends and a whole weekend of festivity (oh and lots of good food and drink). I was thinking that on birthdays a person has to be so dependent on the kindness and affection of other people for the occasion to be successful. On […] Read more…

Magic

It feels like I’ve been gone for ever but i’ve had the most wonderful few days… On Thursday Ciara and I went to see Peter Pan at Kensington Gardens. The Kensington Gardens are of course where JM Barrie met the Lewellyn boys – his inspiration for Peter Pan, where the story was set and in […] Read more…

Nothing like a bit of 'Tat

Back from the Habitat preview and it was amaaaaaazing as usual. Some stunning new pieces by great designers, very exciting stuff. Their concept this season was to take elements of fashionable city flats from across the globe, New York, Paris, Norway – so basically stylish capsule living, and incorporate it into their collection. Every sofa […] Read more…

Autumn and Winter at M&S

Can you believe Autumn/Winter is being previewed already??? How depressing! As promised, here are a few sneak previews of what is to hit the stores later this year from M&S’s homewares range. They showed a lot of Indian inspired soft furnishings in hues of purples, dark blues and reds, I just couldn’t bring myself to […] Read more…

Behind the Scenes at the Museum

On Friday, we ventured along to the aforementioned ‘Late Night at the V&A’. The atmosphere after hours was exciting and it felt really naughty and special to be in the museum after dark! Having not been to a late night before, I have to say it was spectacularly confusing…we were given a schedule of events […] Read more…

It's not just any Summer Fete…

Yesterday Alexo and i popped along to the M&S summer interiors press preview. It was so much fun! It was themed along the lines of an English Summer Fete, bright colours, an array of summery fizzy cocktails, sea-side style entertainers blowing balloons and wearing old fashioned swimming costumes! As always the waiters and waitresses were […] Read more…

Late Nights at the V&A

Every last Friday of every month the V&A stays open after hours and holds an alternative evening of exhibitions, with live performances, cutting-edge fashion, debates, one-off displays, special guests, guest DJs and a bar serving drinks and food. This month the late night centres around Interiors – i am really excited! There’s a ‘Murder at […] Read more…

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