High Tea for Six: The Roadkill Tea Party

High Tea for Six: The Roadkill Tea Party

Fondant fancies will never be the same again…   Roadkill Tea Party.  Not three words you’d expect to hear in that order. Or at all.   And especially not at Christmas. When I walked into the  Union Gallery  last weekend, it felt like I had  fallen down the rabbit hole. To say that this exhibition […]

Resolutions for 2014: Shop Local

Resolutions for 2014: Shop Local

Shop local :) We’re getting dangerously close to 2014 and my mind has been focussed very much on the New Year, specifically New Year’s resolutions.  I don’t normally make them (why wait a whole year before deciding to change those bad habits or try new things? That attitude has never, ever made sense to me…). […]

WRAP up this winter: Valuing our clothes

WRAP up this winter: Valuing our clothes

WRAP: Valuing our Clothes It’s December which means one thing… shopping.   And the UK is a nation that knows how to shop, regardless of the season.  But…did you know: the average UK household owns around £4,000 worth of clothes – and around 30% of clothing in wardrobes has not been worn for at least a year; […]

Swiss Body Painting Art Festival

Swiss Body Painting Art Festival

Last weekend, Lugano Switzerland was host to a myriad of fantasy creatures, colourful bodies and spectacular stage performances as artists came  from all over the world to show their skill at the Swiss Body Painting Art Festival.  Armed with paint, brushes, airbrush guns and sponges, stunning, living, breathing sculptures were created by amateur and professional artists […]