Category Archives: London

The Be Good Tanyas – Barbican, 3 February 2013

  Note to self: when The Be Good Tanyas are next in town, get tickets. When they’re playing in a town nearby, get tickets. When they’re playing in a town anywhere, get tickets. It’s funny how things work out. A couple … Continue reading

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Bookartbookshop – Quiet London

Meeting a friend after work for a couple of drinks last week offered me the opportunity to visit Bookartbookshop in Shoreditch. The bookshop is one of the recommended venues in Quiet London. It’s a weird and wonderful tiny jewel of a shop, … Continue reading

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ANSEL ADAMS / PHOTOGRAPHY from the MOUNTAINS to the SEA – NMM, January 2013

(Source: NMM website) I don’t really know what to say about the Ansel Adams exhibition… except that if you can go and see it, go and see it. Adams’s works of the Yosemite brought back memories of Mirror Lake, El … Continue reading

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January snow

Woke up to a timid snow fall a few days ago. Big smiles. It continued to snow throughout the day but it got too wet for it to stick around. I didn’t mind too much as I knew more snow … Continue reading

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Experience the real Finnish Christmas… in London

It turned out that staying in London this weekend wasn’t a hardship after all. The Finnish Church was holding a Christmas market. We walked through the market with a glass of Gløgg (we added almond flakes and raisins to ours. Tasty) … Continue reading

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Elephants – Borough Market (November 2012)

Elephants are everywhere…

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Nice weather for ducks

The severe flooding we’ve been experiencing across the country over the last few days meant that we were unable to go down to Cornwall for the weekend. Bye bye relaxing weekend away, spa treatments, walks by the sea… Hello London. … Continue reading

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Fanfarlo – Union Chapel, November 2012

When I saw that Fanfarlo were playing at the Union Chapel, I made sure we got tickets. I really like their music… and I’ve always wanted to see a gig at the Union Chapel. Win win. What a cool venue. … Continue reading

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Print Sales: Wolfgang Suschitzky – The Photographers Gallery, November 2012

(Source: The Photographers Gallery) There are a few of Wolfgang Suschitzky’s works on show at The Photographers Gallery to celebrate his 100th birthday. Boy. That man is talented. He’s good good at capturing moments and emotions. His photographs are timeless. Whilst there, we … Continue reading

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Rothko/Sugimoto: Dark Paintings and Seascapes – Pace Gallery, November 2012

(Source: Pace Gallery) If you only do one thing this week… make it the Pace Gallery. The Rothko/Sugimoto exhibition is stunning. With a chair and a cup of tea, I could sit there and stare at them all day long. … Continue reading

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