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    Sargeant Watercolour Exhibition

    July 12, 2017

    If you’re looking for a perfect, drifting, summer experience, then the Dulwich Picture Gallery has an exhibition which you’ll love. It’s John Singer Sargent’s watercolours, on until 8th October. You’re probably aware of John Singer Sargent’s rather amazing society portraits of wealthy women with challenging gazes. I love these, but I loved his watercolours in a whole different way. They aren’t quieter, he doesn’t seem to have been a quiet artist at all. But they are surprising. He uses lots…

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    My Cousin Rachel

    If you’re looking for a movie to watch over the weekend (and let’s face it, if it gets hot, the air con in cinemas is nice) then I thoroughly recommend My Cousin Rachel. I’m a…

    June 23, 2017
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    Blokes, Beers and Burritos

    I was sent Blokes, Beers and Burritos, to review for you and initially I was a bit dazzled by the vibrant pink cover. While I love chick lit, this was quite full on. The…

    June 19, 2017
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    Cadbury’s Jaw Gym

    Sponsored post Finally, news of an exercise regime I could probably actually a) do and b) be quite keen to sign up for… Looks good, doesn’t it? Lovely Cadbury’s also kindly sent me some…

    May 22, 2017
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    Skinny Minnies

    Saw the Giacometti exhibition at the Tate Modern last week. What an amazing space the Tate is, particularly if, like lucky me, you are invited to the swanky opening night and you get to…

    May 17, 2017
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    Nuts for Cadbury’s

    Sponsored post As you know, we are slaves to Cadbury’s here – in fact, I’m pretty sure that the famous glass and a half of full cream milk was the way I got all…

    March 29, 2017
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    Emma Hamilton – Seduction and Celebrity

    There’s something hugely beguiling about the Greenwich Maritime Museum’s exhibition on Emma Hamilton, Seduction and Celebrity – appropriately enough, as Emma herself seemed to inveigle her way into hearts and minds with ease. In…

    March 9, 2017
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    Vanessa Bell

    Popped over to see the new Vanessa Bell exhibition at the Dulwich Picture Gallery last weekend – don’t tell a soul but it was essential research for my new whodunnit – and was rather…

    March 1, 2017
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    Making a Show

    I was excited to be asked to the private view of Tate Britain’s David Hockney show the other week. I used to have to cover these events for various newspapers and got very jaded…

    February 25, 2017
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    Jackie Oh

    Went to see Jackie at the weekend. It’s a strange and impressive film. In a way, it’s making something out of not very much – JFK hadn’t had time to make much of a…

    February 1, 2017