Teen Thriller

After the last couple of blogs, where I’ve been reporting back from some of the public galleries sited outside the main metropolistic hub of the artworld’s cultural capital, I feel that my wonderlustical urges have been suitably sated…at least for the time being. And so, with the sunny summer interludes starting to subside under the … Continued

Swagger and Strut

After last week’s stroll along the soft southern streets of Bath, today I’m relocated several miles northwards for a few days situated among the grittier meaner streets of Manchester and Liverpool. Although, since most of my time will be spent in the same chains of coffee bars that I frequent when in London, and the public … Continued

Boisterous Bravado

It feels like it’s time to take a trip outside the city again so get the tube down to Paddington and board a train heading West. The carriage is nicely empty and quiet when I get on and I’m just settling down to a snooze when suddenly there’s a riotous explosion of raucous energy and … Continued

Sooty Deposits

Head down to Victoria tube station and, slightly to my surprise, manage to speedily and successfully steer my way through all the complex coagulation of intersecting and overlapping roads and pedestrian pathways and get on to Buckingham Palace Road, en route to the Palace. No, Her Majesty has not requested my attendance at an audience … Continued