Month: September 2012

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Louis Vuitton is back

Louis Vuitton is back and the girls are still on the train. But this time there is a distinct 60’s/70’s vibe. It’s smokey, the girls have purpose and the colours are a bit of a mustard invasion. And they are still wearing hats that are all kind of stupid. I do love that Louis Vuitton […]

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Lessons from the Queen of Versailles

If you are feeling guilty about your finances go and see The Queen of Versailles. Trust me, you can’t feel bad about how much you spend on coffee once you have seen the fiasco that is the Siegel family. The documentary is in cinemas now. It follows the billionaire couple David and Jackie Siegel as […]

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PB & J – pretension, bullshit and just plain crazy

Yes, that is the image of the Mona Lisa recreated both in peanut butter and in jam, photographed for the world to see. The only rational that makes sense is that the artist Vik Muniz has recreated it in the food of the masses to show what this classic painting has become – a reproduction […]

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Coffee and food

The Great Experiment – Part 2

Ok, so the first part of the experiment did no go according to plan. One can only hope that Part 2 will be conducted with a little more dedication and decorum.   Part 2 – where runawaykiwi acts as an impartial judge presiding over the realm of chocolate. Hypothesis: although Green and Blacks is runawaykiwi’s […]

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Stalked by light

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5o_eqd-ZWj0?feature=player_detailpage&w=640&h=360]   I unsuspectingly approached the Victoria and Albert Museum from the smaller South Kensington tube entrance. As I walked in, I felt like someone was following me. Turns out, it was just the ‘Walk the Light’ installation by Cinimod Studio for the London Design Festival.  The white light follows you as you walk along the tunnel, […]

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The Great Experiment – Part 1

My lovely flatmate is a scientist, she works in a lab and everything. I mean, when we watched Contagion she could actually understand what the good guys were talking about. And I live with her, which means I am fully qualified to undertake science experiments. Time for the great Whittakers Hokey Pokey mini slabs versus […]

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