Events

  • RCA Secret 2016 – the good, the bad and the ugly

    Two weeks ago I was setting myself up for a long Saturday spent camping out on a pavement for my annual night of urban camping, not for me the trekking into the wilderness toย get away ... Read more
  • Street Feast Hawker House 2015

    For someone who looks forward to Street Feast both in its summer location at Dalston Yard and in winter at Hawker House, I have been very late in visiting its newest Hawker House venue this ... Read more
  • RCA Secret 2015 – a photo diary

    I’ve written a number of posts before about RCA Secret, what it’s all about andย past years, my hints and tips for attending and my cards from last year. It’s that time of year again and ... Read more
  • Open House London 2014

    This is a very overdue post as it seems like forever since Open House London took place (it was actually 20 and 21 September) but I feel at the moment like everything is getting on ... Read more
  • London Cocktail Week 2014

    London Cocktail Week 2014 returned for a fifth year and ran from 6 – 12 October 2014 and over the course of the week, 200 partnering bars across the city created one special cocktail each ... Read more
  • Knightmare Live! at Udderbelly Festival

    If you are a child of the eighties, or if you’ve ever spent a morning hungover on your sofa watching Challenge TV, you may be familiar with the TV programme Knightmare. If not, then this ... Read more
  • Street Feast Dalston Yard 2014

    The summer we all thought we were getting the other week was fleeting, but in the small window that we had when the weather was decent, I managed a bit of al fresco eating, in ... Read more
  • FINA World Diving Series London 2014

    As I mentioned in my post about my birthday weekend with my mum, we went to the FINA World Diving Series event at the Aquatics Centre on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, so rather than ... Read more
  • London 2012 Olympic Games

    On Saturday 5 April 2014 the South half of the Olympic Park (now renamed the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park) will open and the whole Park will be open to the public. So, in preparation, I ... Read more
  • RCA Secret Sale Day 2014 and my cards

    You might have seen my previous blog posts on RCA Secret and my past experiences (here) and this year’s exhibition (here). After weeks of anticipating the sale, checking out postcards, checking Twitter and the media ... Read more
  • RCA Secret – this year’s exhibition and my hints and tips

    A few weeks ago I wrote about my past experiences of RCA Secret (and what it is in case you don’t know), on Thursday the postcards went up online and the exhibition opened at the ... Read more
  • RCA Secret – past years

    One of the few dates in London that I now never miss is the day of the RCA Secret sale, or as it has been re-named this year, the Stewarts Law RCA Secret. As there’s ... Read more
  • Winter Wonderland

    When I lived in Germany my favourite thing about finishing lectures for the day was heading to the Christmas market for a mug of gluehwein and some grilled meat. Wrapping up warm and wandering the ... Read more
  • Dinosnores at the Natural History Museum

    When I was six or seven, Jurassic Park was released. I was a massive dinosaur fan as a child and so the idea of a film with dinosaurs was the best thing that could have ... Read more
  • Open House London weekend 2013

    There are currently two weekends that I make sure that I’m in London for. The first is the weekend of RCA Secret and the second is Open House London weekend. The latter took place on ... Read more
  • Film4 Summer Screen Somerset House

    On Tuesday night we had tickets to the Film4 Summer Screen at Somerset House. Summer Screen is something I’ve been wanting to do for ages and this year I finally got my act together and ... Read more