North: Fashioning Identity @ Somerset House

Currently showing at Somerset house is the North: Fashioning identity exhibition. Bringing together a collection, including photography, fashion, music and lifestyle artefacts by a number of artists, the aim is to showcase visual representations of the North of England. "The show looks at the themes and tropes present in these collective visions of northern England and … Continue reading North: Fashioning Identity @ Somerset House

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Ice skating @ Natural History Museum

The winter season is finally upon us and there is no better way to celebrate than with a session of outdoor ice-skating which you can find dotted around London at various sites during the festive period. We made our way to the Natural history museum outdoor skate rink in Kensington which is fairly easy to … Continue reading Ice skating @ Natural History Museum

Photography project – Kensington Palace

I recently attended Kensington palace to photograph some beautiful florals at an event that was taking place there. While waiting for the displays to be set up I thought I would take a look around and photograph the amazingly ornate rooms as I have never visited the palace before. The rooms were really spectacular and … Continue reading Photography project – Kensington Palace

Fruit picking with Fruit Shoot @ Home cottage farm

With the stress of back to school looming we were invited by Fruit Shoot to take part in some fruit picking at Home cottage farm which made a lovely final summers day out. Home cottage farm is a small family run 'pick your own' farm on the outskirts of Uxbridge. We travelled to the farm … Continue reading Fruit picking with Fruit Shoot @ Home cottage farm

Afternoon tea @ Chelsea harbour

As somebody who loves to visit new places I was lucky enough to receive some lovely birthday presents from my family including a spa day with massage and facial which I am yet to use (it is booked for October) and vouchers for an afternoon tea for two at the Chelsea harbour hotel. The Chelsea … Continue reading Afternoon tea @ Chelsea harbour

An afternoon at Kew

Kew gardens, also known as the Royal botanic gardens, is set in 300 acres of land in the London borough of Richmond and is home to the largest and most diverse botanical and mycological collections in the world. I had last visited Kew gardens 10 years ago with my eldest son on a school trip … Continue reading An afternoon at Kew

The chocolate museum – Brixton

I am not sure I know anybody that isn't a fan of chocolate, I know that I absolutely love it! I have often wondered how anybody managed to discover such a great tasting product so when I realised that there was a chocolate museum just down the road I had to go and visit. Hidden away … Continue reading The chocolate museum – Brixton

The wind in the willows – London Palladium

The wind in the willows that is currently showing at the London Palladium is an adaptation of the original children's story written by Kenneth Graham, first published in 1908. I am not really familiar with the original story but this version is a lovely family show that takes you from one Spring to the next looking … Continue reading The wind in the willows – London Palladium

7 deadly sins at the London Dungeon

The 7 deadly sins at the London dungeon is an adult only themed food evening running on a Friday throughout June. This is definitely an experience like no other, not sure where else combines the facts of a museum told through theatrical performance with food and drink thrown in which makes it a great night … Continue reading 7 deadly sins at the London Dungeon

Ocean invaders – Sea life

Over Easter I went to see the new addition to the London sea life aquarium. Ocean invaders is a new world of Jellyfish and if you are a fan then you won't want to miss it as it's the largest jellyfish experience in the UK. I didn't know that there are over 350 different species of … Continue reading Ocean invaders – Sea life