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Searching for Beau Brummell in London

One more London story! On my visit last October, I set out to find the Beau Brummell statue. Erected in 2002 the statue stands just outside Piccadilly Arcade on Jermyn Street. 397 more words

Fashion

April 9th Name Yourself Day

Don’t like your name? Well, today is the day to change it to whatever you want. I have a few suggestions below but remember, when you change your name you will need to let everyone know you have changed it. 342 more words

Unboxing The Bizarre

My Sunday Photo - Piccadilly Arcade

I was on Jermyn Street this week to review a play at the theatre there (you can read it here if you like). The play was about Beau Brummell, the dandy and wit who had such a great influence on English male fashion in the early 1800s.   32 more words

London Photos

A note on the Psmith-Halliday romance by K.V.K. Murthy

This February’s Great Wodehouse romances series continues with another guest author, K.V.K. Murthy, known to Facebook friends as James Joyce.  His piece takes us on a walk through romantic literary history with Psmith and Eve Halliday ( 541 more words

Guest Writers

Beau Brummell - an elegant madness, at the Jermyn Street Theatre (review)

You could not find a more suitable venue to stage the play Beau Brummell – an elegant madness, than the Jermyn Street Theatre.  Jermyn Street and Beau Brummell are both synonymous with English fashion of the 1800s and onwards; Beau Brummell stands in statue form just along the street with the inscription “To be truly elegant one should not be noticed”. 489 more words

Reviews

Beau Brummell - An Elegant Madness by Ron Hutchinson at The Jermyn Street Theatre

You could not find a more suitable venue to stage the play Beau Brummell – an elegant madness, than the Jermyn Street Theatre. Jermyn Street and Beau Brummell are both synonymous with English fashion of the 1800s and onwards; Beau Brummell stands in statue form just along the street with the inscription “To be truly elegant one should not be noticed”. 453 more words

Reviews

Beau Brummell - An Elegant Madness

George Bryan Brummell made his name in the late 18th century by virtue of having an eye for the latest fashions. He was perhaps the first example of the modern celebrity, in that he became famous despite achieving nothing – so it’s him we can thank for the proliferation of Z-list ‘stars’ and their vacuous impact on society… 466 more words