If you go down to Regent’s Park today…a peek at Frieze Sculpture 2017

Let's start with the weather. I'm British after all! But my oh my....how glorious the summer of 2017 has been so far. We've had more warm summer evenings in the last few weeks than...

Everyone’s talking about the Neo Mint trend

There's trend forecasting and then there's trend forecasting so far in advance that it's almost scary knowing what's coming up...next year! Neo Mint isn't just going to be a shade that appears in fashion...

One day I will own a kantha quilt…or five

I'm a quilt kind of girl. I even sleep with them in summer when others have swapped to light sheets and when I'm travelling if I don't have a quilt as part of my...

Could this be my new rainbow tent?

It's official. After 15+ years my Cath Kidston flower pop tent needs replacing. It did me well - has travelled across the UK and Europe, was always the most easiest to spot tent there...

7 things you need to know before you visit Casa Azul, the Frida Kahlo...

I'm writing this blogpost  from my sickbed, apt considering it's about Frida Kahlo’s house, Casa Azul aka the Frida Kahlo Museum in Mexico City, the very place in which she was born, died and...

RAW Rainbow Bridge Community Art Project

How a socially-distanced community art project has saved me during lockdown... UPDATE: The RAW Rainbow Bridge has been nominated in the Dezeen Awards 2020 and is up for a Public Vote for Best Installation. Vote for...

Did you know Romania has a museum dedicated to Icons on Glass?

In keeping with tradition I escaped abroad to ring in the New Year and for 2018 I chose the region of Transylvania in Romania. Yes I did encounter Dracula but I’m saving that for...

Stitch & The City: Interview with Tapestry Artist Hannah Bass

Put down Google Maps and start appreciating the beauty of a real one. Contemporary Tapestry Artist Hannah Bass has a lifelong appreciation for maps and colour, so after a decade spent in a day...

Where to fulfill a chocoholic’s fantasy: Choccywoccydoodah’s Secret Garden is the stuff of dreams…

UPDATE: MAY 2019. Please note this venue has now closed down : (   I don’t think any of the 15 girls present at my friend’s hen party actually thought there was such a thing as...

‘Out of The Blue’ 50 years of Designers Guild at Fashion & Textile Museum

"Being surrounded by good design is one of life's pleasures" - Trisha Guild Celebrating 50 Years of Designers Guild I'll never forget the time I discovered "Pattern" by Trisha Guild. An interior design book where every...

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