Kew Gardens is celebrating the power of flowers with their Tropical Extravaganza until 4 March. Curated floral displays and sculptures inspired by the elements of fire, earth, air and water add colour to the botanical… Continue reading
Thanks to a friend I did get to go to Frieze this year – hurrah! And somewhere between the arrival enthusiasm and the annual thumping headache (does no-one else get that?) I saw… Continue reading
I visited the Summer Exhibition at the Royal Academy. It was equal parts nice-day-out-with-friends, reconnaisance mission, and intravenous cultural injection.
Joseph Conrad (writer of such things as Heart of Darkness and inspirer of such films as Apocalypse Now and Apocalypse Now REDUX) used to live near Canterbury and is buried in the city… Continue reading