Reading Museum

A rainy day in a new town and this time it was Reading, Berkshire. The museum beckoned and as entrance was free and a special Ladybird exhibition advertised it seemed too good to be true. Located in the Abbey Quarter close to the railway station and part of the red brick town hall the museum displayed […]

Mary Quant exhibition at the V & A

Mary Quant……synonymous  with the sixties , with London and with that sharp hair cut. She of the mini dress and wet look macs. The exhibition was cleverly curated in a series of shop windows. A huge amount of exhibits and plenty of easy to read information boards. Writing was large enough for the middle aged ladies […]

Leake Street Arches, Waterloo in London.

It doesn’t matter how many times I visit London I always come across something new and this time it was Leake Street Arches close to Waterloo Station. A series of arches have been regenerated by graffiti artists and open to the public to view. Whilst I walked down and viewed this street art more was being added. Bars […]

Coal Drops Yard, London

A little bit of decadence never hurt anyone not least  The Grey Traveller.  Sipping a cappuccino in the Granary Square I was thinking just that. An upscale brasserie in an upscale shopping area right on Regent’s Canal. I had walked from Limehouse and on my way to Paddington when Coal Drops Yard loomed into sight. Very new and very […]