London: BFI Teenage Kicks Season Kicks Off, 1 – 31 August 2014
Culture / London

London: BFI Teenage Kicks Season Kicks Off, 1 – 31 August 2014

I have been an employed adult for longer than I care to think about and yet I still get that “school’s out for summer” feeling every year. Swiftly followed by the crushing realisation that “no it’s not“ but “hurrah I can now get a seat on public transport“. This August, the BFI is celebrating the highs and … Continue reading

Culture: BFI presents “Dennis Hopper ~ Icon of Oblivion” & Half-Price Ticket Offer
London

Culture: BFI presents “Dennis Hopper ~ Icon of Oblivion” & Half-Price Ticket Offer

This summer is a Dennis Hopper fest in London. The Royal Academy of Arts has an exhibition of his photography (more on that coming up) and BFI Southbank ‘s programme for July includes Dennis Hopper: Icon of Oblivion, showcasing some of his most acclaimed films. Screenings will include Easy Rider, The Last Movie, Blue Velvet and Colors. I … Continue reading

Last Week To See: Yinka Shonibare MBE at Greenwich exhibition
Culture / London

Last Week To See: Yinka Shonibare MBE at Greenwich exhibition

I feel thoroughly ashamed of myself. Greenwich is on my doorstep and I completely take it for granted. The Queen’s House (separate post coming up) is one of its treasures. I’ve walked past the grand house numerous times but finally went in recently to see the Yinka Shonibare MBE at Greenwich exhibition that is currently … Continue reading

London Afternoon Tea Wonderland: Mad Hatter’s Tea Party At Sanderson, London
Eating Out / Food & Drink / London

London Afternoon Tea Wonderland: Mad Hatter’s Tea Party At Sanderson, London

Not being a tea drinker (team coffee), fan of dead flies (raisins) in scones or noxious egg sandwiches, for a long time I was not keen on the traditional afternoon tea.  However as they’ve evolved the more I’ve begun to appreciate their charms. There is something very decadent about taking a couple of hours during the … Continue reading