Monthly Archives: June 2012

Lacy Love Tokens

After a bit of a break from the business of creative making, I began to start work on some initial ideas for the forthcoming exhibition (in which I am included) by the Ten Group.  The theme behind the exhibition is … Continue reading

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Kiss Me Kate!

Had the most fantastic night at the Chichester Festival Theatre last night watching a preview performance of Cole Porter’s Kiss Me Kate, this year’s summer musical at the CFT and part of the CFT 50 years celebrations. For those who … Continue reading

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A (Cultural) Girly Day Out

What nicer way to spend a day than ambling round a museum with your daughter!  This is how I spent today in London with my (almost) 19 year old daughter, Kat.  First on the agenda was a visit to the … Continue reading

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… and more cultural things in Bexleyheath!

After visiting the Red House we walked back to the car which was parked at nearby Danson Park (about a mile away).  Danson Park was once the country estate of one Sir John Boyd who made his fortune in sugar … Continue reading

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Bexleyheath – Centre for the Arts and Crafts

I am guessing that to most people the London Borough of Bexleyheath does not spring readily to mind as a centre of artistic endeavour; but it is the home of the Red House, the home designed and built by the … Continue reading

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Posh Cake in SW1

Today I had a lovely cultural day out in London with my friend Sophia.  After a somewhat eventful trip up on the train which was terminated some 20 miles away from our destination station of Victoria, we found ourselves on … Continue reading

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Fabulous Flowers

What better way to spend a rainy June Thursday than a visit to the bi-annual Chichester Cathedral Festival of Flowers.  The theme for this years’ event is “Every Book Tells a Story” and there are certainly some amazing stories being … Continue reading

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