Magical Lantern Festival, Chiswick House

Possibly the most surprising event I’ve come across all year, I wasn’t expecting the Magical Lantern Festival at Chiswick house to be anything more than a pleasant wander through the historic grounds at night to the tune of a few fairylights in trees. And to be honest, I’d have been quite pleased with that. Even…

Towering Mindfulness

Morning Mindfulness at Tower Bridge Forty-odd metres below my feet a lady in a large white hat hurries¬†below, clamping the headgear to her head with white fingerless gloves. A man carries something long and shiny over his shoulder. A pair of chaps on bikes shoot in between harried pedestrians who whip round to give them…

Lumiere London

Curious about this lot, hanging around a telephone box in Grosvenor Square on a freezing January evening? Incredibly it’s not a scene from the next Dr Who series, but ¬†Lumiere London, a rather wonderful, four day but currently one-off treasure hunt around the capital. From Westminster Abbey to Kings Cross, Piccadilly to St James, artists…