Shell Grotto @ Margate

Last month when I took my trip to Margate to attend the Grayson Perry opening at the Turner Contemporary, I also visited a magical place called the Shell Grotto. Until searching for places to stay in Margate I had never even heard of this mystical underground cave, yet all of the hotels and B&B’s online […]

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Grayson Perry @ Turner Contemporary

I have long been a fan of Grayson Perry and his art. The Turner Prize winning potter is relatable to many people. Perry is not at all an elitist. For one thing he willingly talks about his art practice in public. He also unashamedly flaunts his cross-dressing habits with his alter-ego Claire often making appearances […]

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Grayson Perry @ National Portrait Gallery

Grayson Perry seeks to provoke his audience into asking themselves who they are. The artist has created 14 unique portraits of Britons who are in the midst of defining their identity. These portraits which have been presented to us by Perry in a series of Channel 4 documentaries are dispersed throughout the National Portrait Gallery […]

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Vogue Festival @ Queen Elizabeth Hall

Last weekend much of the South Bank Centre was taken over by Vogue. The space was prepped for talks by designers, hair and make-up stylists and a Harrods catwalk. I was there on the Sunday to attend a talk and take a look around. Among the speakers at this years festival were Naomi Campbell, Alexa […]

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David Bailey @ National Portrait Gallery

It seems fitting that the face of Kate Moss covers all the advertising for David Bailey’s career spanning exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery. After all, Moss is probably the first model that springs to mind when we think of someone in the fashion industry who is British, timeless and has had the staying power […]

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