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Shop local – The food edit!

Everything is still a bit pear-shaped at the mo. It’s important now more than ever to help out and shop small. I’ve found a few amazing shops/companies in the Berkshire area to head to for a variety of needs. I’ll be posting them over the next few weeks – First up we’ve covered all your …

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Krakow

Back in January my friend Chloe and myself went on a last min long weekend to Krakow, Poland. The freezing day temps and snow/icey conditions didn’t hold us back. If anything it added to the magic of the city. Krakow is a the second largest city in Poland situated in the south of the country. The …

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Raphael The Drawings at The Ashmolean

Before reading this post it is a good idea to read Michelangelo vs Sebastiano so that some of the references back make more sense! “Raphael’s hand generated lines that gave shape to his pursuit of eloquent forms” From the Ashmolean’s supporting text Raphael self portrait, 1501 In a similar manner to the way that a …

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5 London Exhibitions to see

If you’re stuck on what to do on a warm/wet summers day exhibitions can be the best place to cool down/dry off. We’ve put together a short list of a range of current and near future exhibitions that are definitely worth a visit. Giacometti at Tate Modern Until 10 September 2017 First on the list …

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Michelangelo & Sebastiano at The National Gallery

Last week we visited the National Gallery to see The Credit Suisse Exhibition: Michelangelo & Sebastiano. We’ve written a short review of selected works from the exhibition and what we learnt about Mike and Seb’s friendship and careers. The artists Mike and Seb first met in Rome around 1511. Mike was 36 years old, Seb some …

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“A noticeable lack of feet…”

We visited Tate Britain for the extensive exhibition of David Hockney’s 60 years of work from the instantly recognisable to the unseen workings. There were so many pieces in this exhibition it was hard to choose a direction for this review. So we’ve just chosen a couple of pieces that we liked and looked into how …

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Rauschenberg at the Tate Modern

One of the current exhibitions at the Tate Modern is a large retrospective of Robert Rauschenberg’s 6o year career as an artist. Through 11 gallery spaces you are shown the journey of his work from his early experimentation to his late work with all the seemingly random and continuously experimental work in-between. We went to visit …

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We’re in a gang… The Papergang

We love stationary. Papergang is a monthly subscription of stationary with the online stationary store Ohh deer. This subscription of dreams is having a little bundle of useful notebooks, beautiful designs and funny cards through your letterbox (box doesn’t actually fit through letterbox) and its pretty easy and reasonably priced to get this in your life. …

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Arthur Streeton – A master impressionist

Earlier this month, we attended a wonderful exhibition at The National Gallery titled ‘Australia’s Impressionists’ which runs to 26th March 2017. This is a relatively small exhibition, but expertly curated and features work by four Australian artists – Tom Roberts, Charles Conder, John Russell and Arthur Streeton. Between them, these four created a new artistic …

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