Pensioners’ Patriarch: Gary Lashko, CEO of Royal Hospital Chelsea

Pensioners’ Patriarch: Gary Lashko, CEO of Royal Hospital Chelsea

Rarely do the words ‘royalty’ and ‘modesty’ go hand in hand. Standing atop a marble plinth in the main courtyard of the Royal Hospital, Chelsea is a gilded statue of King Charles II, garbed in Roman military gear. Presented to the King by Tobias Rustat in 1682, the looming 7ft6...

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Interview with Landscape Artist Natalia Avdeeva

Interview with Landscape Artist Natalia Avdeeva

Natalia Avdeeva is a familiar face on the streets on Kensington and Chelsea often with a brush in hand. A striking looking Russian artist she spends most of her time outside, painting and drawing Chelsea’s streets, parks, bridges, river and iconic cityscapes. This summer over 150 of her latest works...

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