Reclaiming Childhood

This is a show of fantastic paintings by Claire Phillips of children saved from the brutality of forced labour in India. For several years Claire has worked with the charity Bachpan Bachao Andolan (Save the Childhood Movement) and she was able to interview, sketch and photograph some of the children rescued from factories, mines and domestic... Continue Reading →

Books About Town

I did the City Trail last Saturday with my literary friend Lucinda. We met at St Paul's tube station and set off to find the first bench on the trail, which was Bridget Jones's Diary in Paternoster Square. We were pretty underwhelmed by the bench and couldn't work out why Ms Jones should be in... Continue Reading →

Crazy, Erotic & Fun

I went to the Chelsea College of Art Postgraduate Show last week and even though it was September, it felt very much like a summer evening: it was warm enough to hang around in the outside spaces, and there was a lovely party atmosphere. In the middle of the parade ground, Anna Nelson-Daniel’s display of... Continue Reading →

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