Inspiration

Photo of a pink rose at Queen Mary's Rose Garden Regent's Park

Queen Mary’s Rose Garden Regent’s Park

Queen Mary’s Rose Garden in Regent’s Park. Queen Mary’s Rose Garden in the inner circle of Regent’s Park, has to be an all time favourite place in London (probably the World) for me. In the summer it is a wonderful place to spend a sunny afternoon In Victorian times flower symbolism was very popular. Here… View Article

A peacock grazing in Kew Gardens

Kew Gardens

 Kew Gardens Marianne North Gallery, and The Bonsai House. Kew Gardens has been a source of inspiration of mine for many years. There is always something different happening with every visit. From the seasonal displays such as the annual orchid festival in The Princess of Wales Conservatory from February to March. The blossom walking tours in… View Article

Detail from Valentine's Day drawing of Red Crowned Cranes dancing together

Valentine’s Day with Red Crowned Cranes

Valentine’s Day with Red Crowned Cranes Happy 2016. Happy Valentine’s Day to those who celebrate this day. Saint Valentine, a widely known Roman saint associated for hundreds of years with the tradition of courtship and love. As little is known about him, the Roman Catholic Church removed his name from the Roman calendar. But he… View Article

Liberty Fashion Exhibition Fashion Textiles Museum 2015 fabric detail

Liberty in Fashion Exhibition at The Fashion and Textiles Museum 2015

Liberty in Fashion Exhibition at The Fashion and Textiles Museum 2015 Liberty in Fashion, an exhibition at The Fashion and Textiles Museum, celebrates the 140th anniversary of Liberty. It explores the history of the department store and provides an overview to date. From 1875, the Swinging Sixties to today ‘Liberty has been at the cutting… View Article

A La Ronde, National Trust Devon

A La Ronde, an inspiring National Trust house in Devon A La Ronde is a quirky 18th century house in Devon. Originally built for Mary and Jane Parminter, Two spinster cousins who had travelled across Europe. The house was inspired by, a Basilica they visited in Italy. The house has sixteen sides and is jam… View Article