Having just seen the chicken wire sculptures of the Royal Menagerie at the Tower of London, I was immediately struck by Simply Rewired’s sculptures when I saw them.  They were…

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In my recent post on buying a newly refurbished place, I mentioned that nothing was going to be exactly to your taste.  You need to assess how much you can…

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Karina Gill styles herself as a contemporary silversmith.  I met her at the Sevenoaks Craft & Design show last month and was blown away by the beauty of her silver…

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Indoor Spaces

With the field of poppies installation on exhibition at the Tower of London, World War I has been lately on the mind of many people.  Tomorrow November 11 is Armistice…

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Have you seen the Tower of London’s poppy installation yet?  If not, I urge you to do so before it finishes on November 11. Entitled Blood Swept Lands and Seas…

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Out and About

The people over at Property Division have put together an infographic on how the proposed mansion tax will affect London (see below).  For those of you reading from outside of…

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