Tag Archive: Art

Pottering through Barcelona, as designed by Gaudi

Spending four nights in Barcelona provides one with enough material to write dozens of blogs, so condensing it into just one is quite tricky! From the winding cobbled streets of the Gothic quarter,… Continue reading

Books, Art and Chickpeas

Last week’s blog post was my (hopefully good) effort at taking you on a whistlestop tour of the historical side of Dublin; from Georgian architecture to Victorian pubs. Dublin also has a more… Continue reading

Stoker, Wilde and Pearse

Dublin is an amazing city, filled with history and culture. The title of this blog post refers to some of the literary and political contributed to this side of the city, and I… Continue reading

The Magical Lantern Festival

I often (I say often but in actuality mean annually) find myself, as we approach the latter half of February, beginning to think about the arrival of Spring. I get excited for the… Continue reading

Lumiere – The Ultimate Cinnamon Stroll

A walk through Lumiere London – a spectacular showcase of illuminations and public art. I can’t think of a better way to warm up a cold Winter night.

Investigating the Quirky Mysteries of Sir John Soane’s House

The house that once belonged to Sir John Soane sits in the middle of a pleasant Georgian terrace overlooking Lincoln’s Inn Fields in Holborn. From the outside it appears incredibly narrow and leaves… Continue reading

Creative Recycling

A visit to Beech Road in Chorlton, particularly the gallery shop at number 30, showed some of the wonderful things that can be achieved by looking at the old through slightly different eyes. Creative Recycling exhibited a variety ingenious works of repurposing and upcycling; really fuelling my desire to pursue more ambitious design projects.

Matilda and Earthquakes

This week has seen two new experiences in my life, which I will describe to you shortly. First – an apology; for any earthquake puns that may be present in this post (accidental… Continue reading

It’s The Little Things…

It’s the little sights and sounds we notice that make places unique, as well as the big things we travel there for in the first place. Taking that one left turn instead of heading straight to your destination could unveil something truly magical, whether it’s a cosy café or beautiful building