I have always had a yearning to travel back in time….
A new exhibition called ‘Art you can eat – Cake Britain’ in the Future Gallery, 5 Great Newport street London WC2 gallery will run from 27th August 2010 until 29th. All the work is made from sugar and flour, cake and other sweet things and made by the UK’s creative bakers. The work will be devoured by the publicContinue reading “What next? Cake Britain?”
Just a short slide show of some of the places we went to and the sights we saw in our recent trip to London. From treasures of the V and A which would fill a whole post, to the Ten Bells pub in Spitalfields where some of Jack the Ripper’s victims frequented…..
You can’t go to London without window shopping – you just can’t help but gasp at the wonderful window displays. I always wanted to be a window dresser and much admire the artistry which goes into these displays. One of the best streets for this is Regent Street and Old Bond Street. Home to Gucci,Continue reading “Reptilian Window Gazing”
We’ve just come back from London where we spent a few days. We crammed a lot into those days (as usual). We managed to see the Rock legend Iggy Pop in concert at Hammersmith Apollo (excellent energy!). We went to a wonderful perfume shop (recommended by Jadepaloma). Perfume and Iggy Pop – interesting juxtaposition eh? Continue reading “London belonged to me – for a bit”
Time for a little update. ‘Echostains’ itself is going well, many are reading but, not many are commenting – don’t be shy come forward and show yourselves! ‘Bookstains’ my other blog is coming along alright, its early days yet, but I am enjoying doing it. Although I keep saying it, I really do need toContinue reading “‘How’s it going? here’s an update’”
Doing really well with these resolutions so far! OK, I know it’s only day 2, but nevertheless I am doing great! After all the rubbish I’ve been eating at Christmas, I couldn’t wait to get back to healthy eating. I thought I would do a nice healthy shepherds pie and some salad: (I’m odd likeContinue reading “Attack of the Killer tomatoes! A conspiracy?”
Boho’s that we are (at heart) we were Pottering round Soho and popped into the French Bar, Dean Street. Packed out of course. The smokey atmosphere may be gone, thanks to the ban, but the pub still a kind of ‘aura’ lingering over it. This bar has a great history and some very interesting photo’sContinue reading “A Bohemian at heart? or an Ass in Bohemia?”