Category: England

Art for art’s sake

Human casts in Mayfair and Soho Tucked away on the western side of London’s Regent Street lies Mayfair, famous mainly for being the most expensive property on the Monopoly board- and also in real life. Regent Street’s international brand exhibitionism separates Mayfair from the more visited Soho. On one side there is brash consumerism where money

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Landscape and sculpture beyond limits

Chatsworth House in Derbyshire sits resplendently within its grounds of meadows and rolling dales, spanning almost half a millennium of history. Depicted by Jane Austen as Mr Darby’s abode, it is actually the home of the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire (you might think they’d live nearer to their fiefdom, but a title is just

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Summer flowers of London

Summer in London is proving to be colder than Adelaide in winter. The main evidence of the season is the flowers- vibrant colours even under the grey skies, pockets of beauty sprinkled through the dense terraces of brick and mortar, whispering of a tranquility beyond the busy streets.