Ai Wei Wei // Andy Warhol

Poignant anti-government photograph at Tiananmen Square by Ai Wei Wei

One, a Chinese dissident artist, the other, a pop print icon with an enviable squad. So what brought them together in one exhibition? The jury is still out… I have always considered myself a philistine when it comes to the arts. Quite simply, I just don’t get it. Almost 15 years ago I stood in front of the painting masterpiece ‘The Birth of Venus’ by Botticelli, at the Uffizi gallery in Florence, and yes, of course, I marvelled at the artist’s skill. I could clearly understand the subject, how much work had gone into it etc. But the rest of […]

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An Inspired Lunch in Kangaroo Valley

Inspiring lunch with fellow creatives at The Cottage Kangaroo Valley

What happens when an artist and two photographers hold an Instameet lunch? Magic, that’s what. So excited to share some snaps from my spontaneous weekend away in Kangaroo Valley, New South Wales. All the information on where I stayed and list of suppliers for the lunch are detailed at the end of the post. I hope it will inspire you to explore more, I know I’m certainly planning a few decadent lunches with dear friends!

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How to Travel Comfortably and Fashionably

Today’s travel feature is not a destination guide but instead is a post I did with the gorgeous Lucy at Lulabelle Lifestyle blog. Lucy’s blog covers a range of features including travel and as I have been fortunate enough to do lots of travelling, I have shared some of my top tips on how to travel comfortably with ease and still look fabulous! You can find all of my tips here including: My go to ‘Hero’ pants for the plane ride (or trousers for us Brits!) Handbag must haves in case your luggage gets lost Key accessories including a reversible […]

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Wednesday Wanderlust: 24 Hours in Los Angeles

L.A. is a stopover to the world and sometimes its tempting to stick out your layover in the airport. But even with a short stop of just 24 hours there is so much you can see. Here are some quick ideas to get your travel bug twitching: Happenings Be a tourist and see some of the famous sights. The easiest way is a hop on/hop off bus tour, you can purchase a 24 hour adult ticket for $39 dollars here. The famous Starline Yellow Route and Red Route offer some key stops like a view of the Hollywood Sign, Grauman’s Chinese Theatre […]

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