technology

Street art and galleries in London

The @tate twitter #tatetour

I really like when art galleries do something innovative. Its all too easy to disregard art as boring and old (and thats coming from a card carrying culture vulture), so anything that renovates this image is a good thing. Tate Modern has done something really clever, they are running Twitter tours of their main exhibitions. […]

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Expat Help

The websites you need to know about if you live in London – transport edition

It can be a bit overwhelming when you first get to London – you just don’t know where to look for things. I have found google to be my biggest asset, it can help with ANYTHING. But to save you some hours, here are some of the best transport related websites to use: 1. Transport for […]

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Getting a bit philosophical
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How my Dad saved me from the eternal darkness

Technology these days is pretty amazing. While some bemoan the ‘never shut off’ culture we now inhabit, I find that it’s moments of brilliance far outweigh the negatives. So we come to my Dad. Last Monday, at almost midnight, I turned on my kitchen light – and everything went dark. Every single light in my […]

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Street art and galleries in London
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Where data and art meet in a perfect prism

Creeping through secret corridors of the V&A, up winding concrete staircases and marvelling at a stunning London vista. Seems like a dream. Actually it was the V&A tour of The Prism, an installation by Keiichi Matsuda. The Prism was part of the London Design Festival. A free tour, departing every half hour, for one week only. A tour which […]

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Street art and galleries in London
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Watch a bird play a guitar

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ZQ4VmicDeM?feature=player_detailpage&w=640&h=360] Have you ever heard a friend raving about a gallery visit, only to find that the exhibition closed yesterday? Turns out, thanks to technology that is no longer a problem. When a colleague was talking about The Curve by Céleste Boursier-Mougenot, it really caught my interest. What’s not to love about birds in […]

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