Category Archives: London

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory the muscial souvenir programmes

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Tomorrow heralds the start of National Chocolate Week – but I couldn’t wait, and consumed a 110g bar of Dairy Milk tonight… Yes, I do feel ashamed – but not enough to hide it! Continue reading

Making Colour at the National Gallery

Colour in Art

I wish the National Gallery had done the ‘Making Colour’ exhibition, the first of its kind in the UK, a good few years ago when I was studying art and design. This excellent curation of the story of colour would have been so useful! In short, the exhibition was great and now it’s closed, so I wanted to share a few interesting things in each room… Continue reading

WW1 Poppies at the Tower of London

Planting poppies at the Tower of London

My heart leapt when I got the email confirming my volunteer place to contribute to the biggest and most ambitious WW1 centenary commemoration. A once in a lifetime opportunity to remember the lives and sacrifices of so many that we owe so much to. Continue reading