To say I have been living in London for over 3 years and hadn’t been to the Tate modern, I took this art exhibition as my perfect excuse for some culture in the capital. The soul of a nation – art in the age of black power exhibition showcased art from 1963 to 1983 but not just any type of art. ‘ Black Art’ was initially rejected in America then, with the civil rights movement still fresh, many black artist had to find alternative ways to display and redefine their art.
The exhibition was set up to walk you through different era’s, showing how the art transformed and transcended itself to tell the stories of the unheard. It begins in 1963, the height of the Civil Rights Movement in America. While this movement fought for the equality of all, there were many who rejected this idea and instead were fighting for Black Power. Continue reading “Soul of A Nation – A Revoking Exhibition”
Two weeks ago I was lucky enough to be a part of the PANDORA Disney Jewellery collection launch in London. As with all things Disney, it was a very magical affair especially when we took a seat at the table to the “tale as old as time” afternoon tea.
Disney was a a big part of most of our childhoods and every time I get a chance to re-live that I jump head first at the opportunity. Especially if it means I get to meet Maurice and chip.
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Arabian nights, like a Arabian days
I have just returned from an amazing trip to Dubai and apart from the great parties and ladies nights, one of my favourites was the desert safari by Arabian Adventures. I was in two minds about it at first especially after I fully emerged myself into the long journey to the breathtaking Sahara desert.
The desert safari to the Dubai swapped the hour and half long camel walk to a fast & furious style dune drive.
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It’s hard not to stop and admire street art when you’re walking the streets of London, it’s almost hard to avoid. This city expresses so much emotion and soul in it’s art, making it so hard not to fall in love.
After my first post showing some of my favourite street art pieces in London was well received I told myself I would do a few more especially since new graffiti pops up all the time. Admittedly, it has been a while but here are the latest street art that have captured my attention and awe.
A walk down one of the more notorious roads in Brixton, Somerleyton Road leads you to some captivating art with one of my favourites below, now how can you not smile?
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