The Honeywood Museum is located in Carshalton, a suburb of London. The house where the museum is situated dates back to the 17th century, with Victorian and Edwardian extensions, including the billiard room, drawing room and Victorian scullery. In front of the museum, are the Carshalton ponds, which were built in the 17th century and... Continue Reading →
Colours of Brighton!
Brighton is one of the closest seaside towns to London. Only about an hour away by train, you're in this amazing colourful city full of surprises. This city is famous for having one of the most iconic and unusual palaces in the country, is considered the green capital of Britain, and ABBA won the Eurovision... Continue Reading →
If you are looking for something new to do in London, The Serpentine Gallery is the place to go. It is situated in Kensington Gardens, in Hyde Park, London. There are two gallery branches, one at the north side, and the other one on the south side. They are less than ten minutes walk from... Continue Reading →
Walking around the Southbank in London I came across this colourful and amazing tunnel. Although I have passed many times near to this area, I never thought that a place like this existed. Leake Street is situated under the platforms of Waterloo Station. The street is 300 meters long. Despite that graffiti is against the... Continue Reading →
Recently, I started doing a walk called the Capital Ring. It's a walk you can follow that forms a complete loop around London. I thought it would be a good idea to attempt as it would give me a different experience, and the possibility to check out areas of London that I have never seen... Continue Reading →
Back from the Shadows!
After being in lockdown for a long time, and not being able to travel I found it quite difficult to blog. Since restrictions started to ease, I started going out a bit more frequently. St Paul's Cathedral I went to central London for a walk, and started doing some street photography. The riverside walk along... Continue Reading →
Maggie’s Parties at Polesden Lacey
This beautiful place in the Surrey countryside was a party house for Margaret Greville, a powerful English socialite in the early 1900s. The name 'Polesden' is thought to be Old English. This house was designed to impress. From the extensive art collection to the lavish salon, no expense was spared when the house was renovated,... Continue Reading →
This exhibition is all about the seventy year career of Dorothea Tanning. In her artistic world, she always ask us to look beyond the obvious. She worked in the United States and France, and took her ideas and imagery in new and distinctive directions. The exhibition focuses on key themes and developments of her work... Continue Reading →
Over the Box Hill!
The very picturesque Box Hill is famous for its fascinating panoramic views of the south. Leopold Salomons gave the original 230 acres of Box Hill to the National Trust, and he had a viewpoint structure, Salomons Memorial, built to commemorate his gift. The views are really impressive. One thing I found interesting was that although... Continue Reading →
The Garden of Earthly Delights!
Beautiful Kew Gardens is situated is the southwest area of London. It is the largest and most diverse botanical and mycological collection in the world. It doesn't matter what time of the year you visit it, you will have no regrets. The garden holds the most interesting tropical plants from all over the world.... Continue Reading →