Crafty men, pulling faces, and cool hangouts in SE London

I always find it hard to decide how to entertain guests visiting me in London, mainly because these days my life in the city is limited to the office commute, and back. I love my local hangouts, trips outside of London, hunting for some antiques, gardening and the occasional craft workshop. Ok, ok, it’s not… Continue reading Crafty men, pulling faces, and cool hangouts in SE London

What happens when you fill a hotel with artists?

This one was an unusual exhibition. I was invited to ArtRooms by my friend Alice White, who was exhibiting a new collection of paintings from her residency at ZSL. I didn’t really read the invite properly and said I would go, just to see her! When I got there I realised that this was going… Continue reading What happens when you fill a hotel with artists?

Start and finish the day happy – an interview with illustrator Vic Lee

Continuing my quest to find the perfect recipe for creativity, this month I’ve interviewed Peckham-based illustrator Vic Lee. He came to be an illustrator after a long journey through various jobs that had some or nothing to do with holding a pen. Now he spends most of his time making stunning visual reinterpretations of the… Continue reading Start and finish the day happy – an interview with illustrator Vic Lee

Just put the gangster in the Art Bin

Just put the ‘Gangster’ in the skip and had a chat with Michael Landy, odd Saturday. The idea of the Gangster came up when I wanted to create a piece to accompany my ‘Marvel Girl’: Originally, I decided to take inspiration from pictures of 1940-50’s gangsters, and was planning a contrasting picture in purple and… Continue reading Just put the gangster in the Art Bin