What we’re up to:
London Fashion Week – We are very proud to be working in association with Antipodium this season, at their Somerset House show, on September 21st 2010. The show was a great success and was even more enhanced with the sun beaming down on us in The Portico Rooms.
Be part of:
The Bath Half Marathon, on the 6/3/2011, in aid of Coppafeel – a wonderful organization set up by Kris and her twin sister, Maren, in aid of Breast Cancer Awareness. Check out www.coppafeel.org for more information.
Something to taste:
Ben Greeno Supper Club at Bottle Apostle wine shop, Victoria Park Village, London. With Ben’s enviable culinary reputation, and great wines to compliment from Bottle Apostle, it promises to be an evening of tantalizing taste!
Bottle Apostle, 95 Lauriston Rd, E9 7HJ, London.
A place to visit:
Mechane Village in the Byblos Mountains, Lebanon. A peaceful area where the Beirut people go in the summer to escape the heat – the air is clean and crisp and it’s a fine place to while away the days eating tabbouleh while sipping Chateau Ksara Rosé wine from the Bekaa Valley region.
What to see:
Apollonian/Dionysian by Sungfeel Yun at Art Work Space.
October 8th to November 7th 2010.
Sungfeel Yun’s works are a freeze-frame of his unique and technical process; using magnets, he manipulates iron filings into extraordinary shapes, sometimes subjecting them to rust and erosion. This intricate method is further complicated by a time limit: Yun has only three hours to create perfect filing formations until the soft resin in which they are suspended rapidly hardens and ceases their movement entirely.
Art Work Space, Lower Ground Floor, The Hempel Hotel, London W2 3EA.
Opening Times: Tuesday to Friday: 12 – 6pm; Saturday: 12 – 5pm; Sunday/Monday: Closed
A great read:
‘To Kill A Mocking Bird’ by Harper Lee. It’s easy to dismiss such classic books as this, for being on our school curriculums – but in fact this book is one of the best reading experiences there is. Set in the Deep South of the 1930’s, it explores the issues of race and class that were so prominent then, yet somehow always with a hint of humour, as we see this world through the innocent eyes of Scout Finch.
‘Plenty’, a vegetarian cookbook, by Yotam Ottolenghi. The recipes are so enticing and delicious in this book, that even the most committed of carnivores, would not miss the meat!