Hello everyone, I hope you are all having an excellent start to February 2018 - where does the time go?! Sorry for the really late post - i wrote this weeks ago but only just got around to posting! One of my New Year's resolutions this year has been to go to more exhibitions and… Continue reading Opera: Passion, Power and Politics
The Cinnamon Club is an Indian restaurant with a modern, innovative take on Indian food. Set in the historic Grade II listed former Westminster Library, the restaurant walls are covered with books of all kinds. You can pluck whichever ones you like off the shelves and have a read. It can also be a great… Continue reading Contemporary Indian food at The Cinnamon Club
Audrey Hepburn is one of my favourite actresses not just for the joy that her movies usually bring but also for her style - she was a fashion icon and the epitome of sophisticated elegance. In September, the auction house Christie’s held a sale of Audrey Hepburn's personal belongings. Auctions can be a really great… Continue reading Audrey Hepburn at Christie’s
Afternoon tea at Claridge's is a real treat. Not only is Claridge's a beautiful, sophisticated and luxurious hotel but the service and food is also amazing. The afternoon tea is served in the hotel's Foyer though this isn't right in front of the entrance or anything. It's further back and a lot cosier than a… Continue reading Afternoon tea at Claridge’s
WALALA X PLAY, an art installation by renowned digital print designer Camille Walala, is a bold and colourful experience, based in NOW Gallery in North Greenwich. A maze with reflective mirrors and abstract, patterned walls and floors, you won't be lacking for an interesting backdrop for a selfie or two! This 3D art installation also… Continue reading Walala x Play and Taiyaki – worth it or not?
Sketch really is THE treat of all treats. The destination of destinations. Housed in an 18th century building in Mayfair, Sketch perfectly combines food with art, my two favourite things! The quirkiness starts literally on entry and you are transported to a whimsical, semi-Alice in wonderland like place which invites you to explore.David Shirley's 'Gallery'… Continue reading Whimsical Sunday Afternoon Tea at Sketch
'Haute couture is like an orchestra whose conductor is Balenciaga.’ Dior Last weekend, I visited the 'Balenciaga - Shaping Fashion' exhibition at the Victoria & Albert Museum. The exhibition looks at the work of the Spanish couturier Cristóbal Balenciaga, focusing on his forward looking designs and his influence on modern fashion. From introducing the baby-doll… Continue reading Fashion inspiration – Balenciaga