September 2019 photos

I’ve been visiting Isabella Plantation in Richmond Park, a lot, it’s looking wonderful at the moment in a sort of damp, grey, fading, atmospheric gloominess. I also visited the V&A for the recent London Design Festival, to be honest, it wasn’t my most favourite of festivals this year, hence not many photos, but there were…

April 2019 photos

Lots of photos this month, starting off at one of my favourite places in the V&A, the cast courts. Then onto Moel Famau in North Wales. Then back closer to home in Kew Gardens. They’ve currently got a Chihuly exhibition on, which is very good. Then even closer to home, in Richmond Park.

December 2018 photos

At the beginning of the month I spent quite a bit of time in the Twickenham area, I know, I’m really selling the area with the above photo. With time to kill, on one of the days I was there, I went on the Three Rivers Walk (if you do this walk, don’t be fooled by…

5 things I liked this week – 25.5.18

1. We made friends with next door’s cat. 2. The new(ish) Plan B album, Heaven Before All Hell Breaks Loose. 3. I revisited the The Future Starts Here exhibition at the V&A, this time with my kids. It was definitely more fun visiting it with other people and this time I got to see the…

5 things I liked this week – 18.5.18

1. A nice walk in Richmond Park. 2. A trip to the V&A to see The Future Starts Here, it was the first exhibition I’ve seen in the new exhibition space and *ahem* I may have preferred the actual space over the actual exhibition (the exhibition space is amazing) but it was pretty good. 3….

Sneak peek – William Morris Hexies

I popped into the V&A this week and their shop is always incredibly tempting. I didn’t exactly have V&A shop money but their haberdashery display was so gorgeous and they had these tiny precut packs of V&A William Morris fabrics and I couldn’t resist. They have packs in multiple sizes but the tiniest pack is…

5 things I liked this week – 15.12.17

1. Walking in Richmond Park in the snow (okay, it wasn’t much but still, Londoners can get excited about even the most minimal amounts of the stuff). 2. Popping into the V&A, their Christmas tree was cool and the Winnie the Pooh exhibition was rather nice. It’s always inspiring to visit exhibitions about authors and…

A London Day Out

It was London Design Week this week, something that I always look forward to. So on my day off, I went for an explore. Now London Design Week is spread over the capital but there’s always a lot on at the V&A plus I wanted to see the Camilla Walala installation at Broadgate and (not…

Museum day out

Me and Z had a mammoth museum session on Monday, whilst we killed time, waiting to pick up S, who was doing an illustration course. We visited all three of the Kensington museums. First up was the V&A, eager to see the new entrance. Next up was the Science Museum to check out Wonder Lab….

5 things I liked this week – 3.2.17

Going to see the Lockwood Kipling exhibition at the V&A. I particularly liked the massive screens showing footage swooping over India and learning about Lockwood Kipling’s relationship with his son, Rudyard Kipling. Embroidery thread being back in my local department store! Anchor embroidery thread disappeared from branches of John Lewis across the country a few…