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Steak, Guy Bourdin & Christmas Tree...

I am very sorry for abandoning my blog again.
Nothing drastic had happened during the silence except my daily fight with muscle fatigue and aches caused by the all-out hockey action which has commenced since last September. 479 more words


Seventy-Five: "If I let the rhythm get to me then I don't know what I would be"

Another day, and another set of revision. I really do not feel I am doing enough – urgh. I just get distracted so easily! How am I supposed to learn criminal law theory when I could be doing, well anything else! 171 more words

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Eye Candy (or is digital disruption driving a return to quality print?)

On a recent candlelit tour of the Fashioning Winter exhibition at Somerset House there was much interest in the Winter Mode display that shows an array of early twentieth century fashion magazines. 253 more words


Twelve Days of Christmas London Style - Day 9


If you’ve ever seen the movies Love Actually, Goldeneye, Sherlock Holmes, The Duchess, Shanghai Knights or Last Chance Harvey (amongst others) then you’ve caught a glimpse of Somerset House, just off The Strand, in London. 488 more words


A Stroll Around London

This Monday just past, I travelled up to London to visit one of my best friends Abbie to really get into the Christmas spirit. As always December has run away far too quickly and I don’t feel as if I have done half of the things I should have in the lead up to the 25th and nowhere does Christmas quite like London. 179 more words


Somerset House in Full Bloom (Download)

Somerset House in Full Bloom is now available for download. The album mixes together my field recordings made around Somerset House (February – November 2014), with realisations of my graphic score Somerset House in Full Bloom, performed by Paul Beckett (viola) and Zac Gvi (accordions, clarinet, farulliah). 88 more words


Never stop looking

Fashioning Winter has been attracting a steady stream of visitors. Many are visiting Somerset House for other reasons – the skating rink, Christmas Arcade, Blondie, Bourdin or Wounded exhibitions. 250 more words