All posts tagged water

The Barbican Conservatory (it is free!!)

When you think of the city, you probably envision a concrete jungle: skyscrapers upon skyscrapers litter London’s landscape, and spring up like trees to create forests of offices. However, I […]

SAD in London

Far from the pressing deadlines and culminating modules of November and December, and out of the strange shock of having to spend an intense period of time with extended family, […]

Soft Serve Society

Before the sun bids us goodbye and we begin the transition into cold autumn nights, there is one last taste of summer for us all left to savour. And what […]

Review: David Hockney Exhibition

The David Hockney exhibition at the Tate Britain has been the fastest selling showcase in the Gallery’s history and displays over 250 works from his long, and diverse, artistic career. […]

Year Abroad. Part 15: Sun on Sundays

Mid-February and already layers are being removed. As T-shirts replace scarves we are beginning to slow down into the regular pace of life: morning visits to the park, coffees in […]

The Swallow and the Merchant

Oscar Wilde’s fairytales always seem to come with a delightful twist. They do not comply with the convention that fairytales need a moral, and are not palliative or dreamlike worlds […]

Excuse My French, Part 8: L’Expresso Strikes Back

Naturally, all it took for me to abandon the many reasons for missing a Tuesday night out at Espresso was the right text from the right person: “You out tonight?” […]

Easy Risotto

Today, a miracle happened. A housemate actually asked me for cooking advice. I’ll just let that sink in for a while. I’m still a little shocked. Apparently – not that […]

THE INFINITE MIX – Hayward Gallery, in association with The Vinyl Factory.

Hayward Gallery, in association with The Vinyl Factory, presents its only major off-site exhibition during its two-year refurbishment. My flatmates were all at work on Saturday so I thought, ‘You […]