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Scales and Feathers at Tring Museum

Every summer holiday during junior school, my family would take me and my cousins to Tring to visit the Natural History Museum.  I remember gripping on to my dad’s hand as he guided me up and down the aisles of … Continue reading

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The Geffrye: A Museum of Typical Rather Than Exceptional Objects

During the Christmas break I visited the Geffrye Museum in Shoreditch for the first time.  I noticed on the Time Out website that the museum was hosting a temporary, Christmas-themed exhibition so hoped it could provide a festive fix – … Continue reading

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Leighton House: Striking Colour in Holland Park

Lord Frederic Leighton was an artist and sculptor who became the president of the Royal Academy of Arts in 1878.  He is often associated with the Aesthetic Movement which describes a revolt against the ugliness of Victorian Britain during which … Continue reading

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Bermondsey Square Antiques Market

There are few reasons to get out of bed at 3:30am – Bermondsey Square Antiques Market is one of them.  It’s not so much the treasures to be found or the good prices (most of the antiques were out of … Continue reading

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Wildlife Photographer of the Year at The Natural History Museum

Last night, Charlotte and I attended a private viewing of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition at The Natural History Museum.  Sipping wine, gossiping about colleagues and perusing stunning photos is a perfect way to spend an evening.  I’m … Continue reading

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The House of St Barnabas

I was meandering through Soho on Saturday (I’m trying to teach myself the lay of the land – I’m sure the streets rearrange themselves before each visit) and I noticed a little chapel with its door swung open.  I can’t … Continue reading

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Welcome to Walthamstow: E17 Art Trail

Last weekend I rode the Victoria Line train as far North as it extends.  The very last stop on the line is Walthamstow Central and the East 17 postcode (which is where the 90s boyband got their name; they grew … Continue reading

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Exposed!

I went to the Tate Modern on Friday night to see a temporary exhibition called, ‘Exposed : Voyeurism, Surveillance and the Camera’.  After being inspired by voyeuristic photographs, I went outside and took some photos of passers by.  It felt … Continue reading

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