IMG 0330 690x495 - Mulberry's Lights

A special four day light show was held over the weekend in Regent Street. It was organised by Mulberry. The exhibition marked the launch of the company’s new Xmas campaign and was held in an adjacent pair of spare shop units – once part of the former Aquascutum/Austin Reed premises.Read More →

IMG 8617fi 690x495 - The Face at King's Cross

Despite what the publicity says ‘The Face’ covers archive exhibition is already on at King’s Cross! The dates given on the official King’s Cross website is 26th November to 31st January 2019 however its entirely installed as of now. The reason for the official dates is probably because part ofRead More →

IMG 5410fi 690x495 - Another Europe

This is a new photography exhibition based about the west side of King’s Cross station. The subjects depicted are generally traditions and cultures specific to each of the 28 countries in Europe that are being lost. The photographs shown here are my own selection of those on exhibition. There areRead More →

DSC 0293fi 690x495 - Henry Moore exhibition at Canary Wharf

The Henry Moore exhibition at One Canada Square – Indomitable Spirit: Henry Moore Draped Seated Woman 1957-58 takes a detailed look at Moore’s famous sculpture which is affectionately known as Old Flo. It resided in the grounds of the Stifford estate in Stepney for many years. When it was firstRead More →

postergirls 690x495 - London Underground Poster Girls

This summer has seen an exhibition at the London Transport Museum, as well as several online articles and a good number of tweets, covering the excellent work by women depicting various adverts for the London Underground. Many of these are vintage posters. It depicts works by artists from as earlyRead More →

IMG 3339fi - One, two, three, let's swing!

One, Two Three, Swing! That’s the Tate Modern’s latest arts project. I visited it on the first public day of opening. And what fun it is too! Never since the Weather Project has there been reason enough to just lie down and relax, in the process watching a world withRead More →

DSC 0772 690x500 - Fujiko Nakaya's London Fog

Following her installation at Pero’s Bridge in Bristol, Fujiko Nakaya has come to London with her famous fog sculptures. Fog sculptor Fujiko Nakaya has a misty moment outside @tatemodern : https://t.co/2cw7atYNdp pic.twitter.com/KdKy8M3fot — Wallpaper* (@wallpapermag) March 26, 2017 Her work is at the Tate for just ten days as partRead More →

DSC 2886 - Paper Aviary

This new attraction is just a short distance from Piccadilly Circus at St James’ Market – a modern resurrection of the old 17th Century market. Paper Aviary was launched on 15th February 2017 and is sited in the St James Pavilion. #Introducing: the Paper Aviary at #StJamesMarket Pavilion. An exhibitionRead More →

DSC 2282 - Crystal Palace Gliding Railway - revisited

Last October I wrote about this railway that once ran alongside the Crystal Palace: The line’s location was on the upper terrace from near the main entrance to where the sphinxes are. The train would have run past the first pair of sphinxes as shown in the next view. LouisRead More →

midway1 - Barre's Sliding Railway fails in America

This is the follow up to the Crystal Palace Gliding Railway feature. Following that demonstration this officially became the Barre Sliding Railway Company. The Sliding Railway Company launched investors’ bonds to show it was a serious contender for inter-urban transit. In order to tempt the US market, a line was proposed in Paris from Place Clichy to LaRead More →