London by William Blake and My Last Duchess by Robert Browning are fascinating poems containing some difficult themes...
Hoop op Welvaart: A Beautiful Floating Home
A fantastic opportunity to acquire this fully functioning 65 ft. x 13.5 ft. Dutch Sailing Tjalk. Built in 1907, the boat has been our happy home...
Yoga for children and teenagers
A selection of fantastic studios across South West London offering yoga classes for young adults.
Edmund Clark and Peter Schmersal at Flowers Gallery
This week saw the opening of two exhibitions at Flowers Gallery: the work of photographer, Edmund Clark and the painter, Peter Schmersal. Although two very different shows, with very different atmospheres – the themes raised by each artist successfully manage to complement and elaborate on the work of the other. Peter Schmersal (a German artist from Berlin) produces … Continue reading Edmund Clark and Peter Schmersal at Flowers Gallery
‘Behold all is vanity and vexation of spirit’ – Art at the British Museum
This was the title Count Christian Dürckheim, who donated almost all the works on display, would have preferred for the British Museum’s showcase of 90 examples of German, modernist art. Eventually titled Germany Divided – A Search For Identity, the exhibition is more than a mere exploration into ‘modernism.’ Germany Divided represents a very particular moment in the 1960s … Continue reading ‘Behold all is vanity and vexation of spirit’ – Art at the British Museum
What’s the point of it? – Martin Creed at Tate Britain
The point of what? Art, life, love, ….bodily functions!? Last week I counted myself lucky enough to see Martin Creed’s latest exhibition, a retrospective at the Southbank Centre. This exhibition brings together an enormous amount of his previous and current work, reflecting different thoughts, emotions and materials. The themes flow wonderfully into each other, a … Continue reading What’s the point of it? – Martin Creed at Tate Britain
Sensing Spaces – Architecture at the Royal Academy
‘For me, architecture is primarily about people, about asking questions such as: who is the user? What is going to happen here? How can I respond to the users’ needs?’ Diébédo Francis Kéré Following on from my last post – describing the interventions of two Parisian architects, helping the local populace interact with and re-claim … Continue reading Sensing Spaces – Architecture at the Royal Academy