I didn’t know what it was during the Paralympic ceremony, but later research has shown that this is a replica of a Marc Quinn statue of pregnant disabled artist Alison Lapper, and was originally displayed on the fourth plinth at Trafalgar Square. The speed at … Continue reading Marc Quinn Rights
A shot across the Olympic stadium looks like a Nintendo game, particularly with the giant umbrella.
It’s a long old walk around the stadium, and there are a lot of countries and a lot of athletes taking part. Here are a selection of some (yes, that’s right – my first and probably only fashion post). Mexico had just about the best … Continue reading Paralympians
So. I went to the Paralympic opening ceremony last night and it was pretty spectacular. I took a lot of photos, had a great experience, and haven’t begun to start collating my thoughts, let alone anything more. As I’m sure I’ll be posting about this … Continue reading Paralympic Opening Ceremony
Seen on Portobello Road, Notting Hill. I’m not sure if it is in reference to the Notting Hill carnival that was taking place, the dilapidated building it was above, or maybe these were just the letters the owner had left.
Tucked away on Goldhawk Road this Szechuan BBQ place serves up spiced meats and vegetables at cheap prices – 75p per veggie skewer, and 85p per meat skewer. Several warnings are needed though – it’s easy to spend more than you think, and it’s Szechuan … Continue reading Tian Fu Szechuan BBQ