Xmas Hols

The time has come. Having worked for American Mom looking after the Brats for a few years now, I am frustrated to find that I have run out of excuses not to join them on holiday at their chalet in Switzerland over Christmas and New Year. I imagine that the...

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Designing a new Future: London’s new Design Museum

After 5 years of tantalising rumour, the Design Museum has finally opened its doors at its new home on Kensington High Street. Housed in the grade II* listed Commonwealth Institute building, the Museum has succeeded in bringing the landmark back to life after over 10 years of neglect. Following an...

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Flaming June: The Making of an Icon

Flaming June: The Making of an Icon. Leighton House Museum. Until 2nd April. 2017. A Victorian painting of a sleeping beauty, adorned in a diaphanous, glowing gown, seemingly made of shimmering orange sunshine, awoke the world as she posed beside the sea, apparently the Mediterranean, in her flowing classical style...

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