Keen traveller and writer - art galleries and museums, art book reviews. Loves experimenting with gluten-free foods - through necessity rather than by choice.
Articles to discover
The British Library has some of the world's finest and most important medieval Hebrew manuscripts including the magnificently illuminated North French Miscellany. Read about the manuscript's fascinating history, its beautiful illustrations and its complex and highly skilled calligraphy in this article published on Infobarrel. Every page is a work o
Contemporary Japanese art comes to London. Twentyfive paintings by Kyosuke Tchinai are on display at Gallery Elena Shchukina, the capital's newest and most unusual art space. Tchinai combines elements of modern western art with traditional Japanese styles to create paintings that seem to hover between the imaginary world and the real world. This fr
The Mikado - Costume Sketch by Angus Jacobs Sedos - the Stock Exchange Dramatic and Operatic Society - presents Hot Mikado - a musical comedy based on Gilbert & Sullivan's The Mikado. Snappy rhythms, Fosse-type dance routines and fabulous costumes make this an exciting not-to-be-missed production. Read more at Hot Mikado Just Got Hotter !
Propaganda: Power and Persuasion by David Welch is a British Library publication released to coincide with one of their superb exhibitions. The author explains how different governments around the world have influenced the actions of the population since ancient times. More than 100 illustrations provide a valuable insight into state propaganda mac
After a heavy meal do you really want a heavy dessert? Here are some alternative gluten-free fruit-based desserts with fresh, fruity flavours.
Very interesting and beautiful exhibition forms part of the Summer Opening of Buckingham Palace. The show features dresses from The Queen's wardrobe including the dresses worn by the young Princess Elizabeth and her sister Margaret to their parents coronation. The Queen's wedding dress and her coronation robe, both designed by Sir Norman Hartnell,
Just having a change from reviewing books and art galleries. I needed a gluten-free alternative to Christmas Pudding and Mince Pies and started thinking about what I could do with fruit and booze. The result is Five Gluten-free Fruit Desserts Infused with Alcohol Go check it out - if you like what you see, and would like to write for Infobarrel.com
After seven months of widowhood I am slowly starting to get out and about and to write about what I see. And there's certainly plenty to see in London! Dulwich Picture Gallery are showing beautiful watercolours by John Singer Sargent. It's a lovely exhibition that explores his work shedding new light on his methods. Many of us will know Sargent thr
Contemporary Art in London - Autumn Bliss Paintings by Kyosuke Tchinai and sculptures by Katusha Ostroumoff Bull are on display at Gallery Elena Shchukina, London's newest art space. This free exhibition, entitled Autumn Bliss, can be seen at Gallery Elena Shchukina from 22nd November 2013 to 25th January 2014.
My book is finished. My book is called Ride the Rocket - Toronto Enabled. As the title implies - it's about Toronto. Written over several visits, this is a family book - a humorous travelogue about a serious subject – disabled access to Toronto’s tourist attractions. It’s also about family – meeting newly-discovered family and exploring the