A cool riverside café in Barking that even Instagrammers haven’t discovered yet…

There’s nothing quite like ‘discovering’ a new secret part of London that no one, not even Instagrammers are raving about. But then how far do all these famous London travel bloggers really go? You’ll...

Does design matter more than experience? Visiting Hamam Omerya, Cyprus

Sometimes design overpowers an experience and I felt that visiting Hama Omerya in Cyprus, here's why... The first time I went to a hamam was when I was in Morocco. I'd previously chickened out of...

Holy Cow inspired money box

When I was in Pushkar, Rajasthan last year I spotted these donation boxes outside the temples, all handpainted with cows. I saw a lot of cows too. In fact one in particular had its...

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...

DIY: How to paint a rainbow wall

As a child I always had colourful bedrooms. Over the years I alternated between different rooms in the house that were pink, mint and yellow. When I returned home after university I painted my...

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...

Should you tag a street artist when you pose in front of their masterpiece?

When was the last time you stopped in front of a colourful wall and either took a selfie or asked someone to photograph you, then uploaded it straight to Instagram? It’s something I do...

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...

The most colourful street in the UK: mural art of Aberfeldy Street

Welcome to Aberfeldy Street - the colourful street! Street art murals are iconic across the UK, brightening up cities, towns, and even seaside centres wherever you go, creating colourful...

Designer Zeena Shah on her new Scandinavian themed colouring in book

You get colouring in books themed with EVERYTHING now! One of the loveliest ones we've seen is Scandia, by Zeena Shah. Not yet convinced about colouring in? Zeena explains the appeal and shares more...

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