Art & Culture

Top five things to do in Berlin

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Berlin is a laid back, creative city, rich in culture and thought provoking history. The wide streets, filled with cyclists and non aggressive drivers, huge apartments and green spaces, made me question how impossible London has become, as ridiculous property… Read More

A night out in Berlin

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While Amanda has been pottering about amongst amazing vintage collections in deepest mid America (worryingly I can see my kids having to turn my house into a museum one day!) I have been enjoying the sun in London and Switzerland… Read More

How Not to Design a Logo

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When this image of Angela Eagle’s launch event popped up on my social media feed, I was initially amused as the headline read “Is Angela Eagle launching a political career – or a perfume?” But the more I read and… Read More

Keep Calm and Carry on…..

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Like everyone else in the country I have been glued to social media since the heartbreaking news that Britain has voted leave the EU. As a Scot who spent her teenage years in Yorkshire and ended up in London, I… Read More

Modern Craft and Contemporary Ceramics

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Jidori Dalston Craft, in particular pottery, is having moment. Maybe it’s the popularity of The Great Pottery Throw Down, or a desire to switch off from technology and use ones hands, but there is definitely a contemporary ceramic revival happening.… Read More

Serial is back!

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Were you hooked to Serial back in 2014 like I was? It was a great example of engaging documentary storytelling which became a world wide hit, reaching 5 million downloads faster than any podcast in history. The first season looked… Read More