The Farne Islands in the north-east of England have been described as the Galapagos of the North. And at this time of year the influx of Guillemots, Puffins, Artic Turns and Kittiwake transform the islands into a hive of activity. My first trip of the year was capped off by a pod of playful bottle-nosed […]
Artisan bread is everywhere. The crafted, as opposed to mass produced loaves and patisseries, have simpler more rustic formulations which appeal to the increasingly health conscious public. The most successful artisan bakers select high quality ingredients that follow age-old recipes that require consumption within hours or days of purchase. This has generated a steady demand for […]
Probably the greatest number of installations for Lumiere London 2016 was to be found in the newly regenerated parts of King’s Cross London.
Motorists have the streets again after four nights of chaos and diversions in central London. The capital’s first Lumiere festival ended 17th January and so the evening crowds are no more. Many, like me, were unsure and probably sceptical about what they would see. Artichoke, a creative arts company, curated a varying range of light installations that […]