a world of glass

It would be easy to fire off a quick succession of clichés when writing about this exhibition. Magical. Enchanting. Mesmerising. Fantastical scenes within a darkened room filled with the fairytale tinkling of chimes. But that would be misleading. For although it is true that these adjectives spring to mind upon visiting ‘A World of Glass’, … Continue reading

how to start a revolution

GENE SHARP is not a name familiar to the general public. However if you watch Ruaridh Arrow’s documentary How to Start a Revolution you will be in awe of what this man’s work has achieved, and subsequently surprised by the blank expressions you receive when mentioning a film you’ve recently seen about him. Yet the … Continue reading

the skin i live in

The less known about this film before going to see it the better. There’s a man (a plastic surgeon), a girl (a beautiful girl), and a housekeeper. That’s all you need to know. The plot twist is so inherent to the brilliance of this film that it’s best I refrain from commenting on it much more. I … Continue reading

‘Where Children Sleep’

IF someone asked you to describe the bedroom from your childhood, what would you say? Was it strewn with toys? Plastered with posters? Were you holed up in a box room? Or sharing with siblings? Perhaps you didn’t ever stay in one home long enough to truly put a mark on your own space? Whatever you picture … Continue reading

Brunswick House

  HIDDEN amongst the glass fronted urban jungle of Vauxhall is a beautiful Georgian Mansion, slightly dilapidated from within, but beaming proudly from its corner post on the busy Wandsworth Road.   Built in 1758 within 3 acres of riverside parkland and once home to the Dukes of Brunswick, this elegant building is now occupied by LASSCO: … Continue reading

salt marsh

MUCH has been reported on the rise of the ‘supper club’ scene in London. It is not a new phenomenon. And some predict that it may now be on its way out. Prices for these ‘at home’ dining experiences rarely dip below £25, and at times nudge their way towards and in excess of £100 if an … Continue reading

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