Monthly Archives: August 2013

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August 29, 2013

southbank

My favourite things at the moment: vintage toy soldiers, summer on the Southbank, our new kitten and London Open house 2014. Read More

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Through the Aperture (on The Promenade…) British Seaside – Part 2

August 26, 2013

Bexhill

Field trip to Modernism by sea:

Bexhill is a lovely seaside town. It has all the usual Georgian & Victorian decay common to Sussex seaside towns complete with net-curtain-twitching-B&B’s, uniform beach huts and murky brown healing waters, but it also has something unexpected – Modernism. Bexhill is home to the De La Warr Pavilion which is the second ever modernist structure built in the UK. And just like famous childhood resident Eddie Izzard the pavilion is surprising, beautiful and unexpected, I give you my second photo diary of English Seaside towns:Read More

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August 22, 2013

Bodys Isek Kingelez

My favourite things at the moment: Bodys Isek Kingelez’s city scape art, butterfly houses, copper watering cans, the very beautiful Beware of Pity by Stefan Zweig. Read More

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Through the Aperture (on The Promenade…) British Seaside – Part 1

August 19, 2013

Scarborough

There’s nothing I love more than visiting a new English seaside resort and we seem to have notched up quite a few this summer, sigh.  So in the first of a series of photo diaries I give you Scarborough on Yorkshire’s East Coast. It’s a fabulous town, full of beautiful Victorian architecture, both decaying splendor and starkly cared for beauty, there is an authentic British beach that feels like the shore that time forgot, all kiss me quick and bus mans holidays with a particular charm of its own:Read More

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August 14, 2013

vintage pelican coffee barrel
My favourite things at the moment: a vintage pelican coffee barrel bought at Petersham nursery, Tate modern Coffee pot, pigeon hole shelving, the tales of E.T.A Hoffmann,Old school drawers and Regina Spektor. Read More
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