The moment we have been waiting for…

The Intro.

Annie and Anna© www.lorenzophotographer.co.uk

Finally after many months of no posts, hours of laughter, lots of cups of coffee, several bottles of wine and some sleepless nights, this is the moment I have been waiting for….. a formal introduction to Annie, my new business partner. It is an understatement to say just how excited we are for what lies ahead.READ MORE

Picasso Portraits.

Portraits of Olga Picasso

‘Picasso’s portraits epitomise the astonishing variety and innovation of his art. This major exhibition of over eighty works focuses on the artist’s portrayal of family, friends and lovers and reveals his creative processes as he moved freely between drawing from life, humorous caricature and expressive painting from memory.READ MORE

“Ghastly good taste”

On Sunday morning I read a wonderful article by India Hicks and it very much appealed to me and below I have stolen some of her words as the perfect introduction to this blog…

‘John Betjeman wrote of “ghastly good taste” in the context of architecture, but the phrase has many useful applications.

The desire to ape French women (thin, unhappy and wondering who their husband’s shagging) falls into this category. So do those terrifying barren interiors – kitchen, notably – that we’re meant to admire: half hospital, half morgue, with zero evidence of any kind of living happening in them. This is the kind of taste that doesn’t trust itself, which means it’s no taste at all. Give me fridge magnets any day. And a battered sofa on which to drink fantastically vulgar, homemade cocktails’. India Knight in the Sunday Times Magazine.READ MORE