London

An Afternoon on London’s Southbank

As London tourist traps go, the Southbank is way up there as one of the places I go out of my way to avoid. It’s a fantastic area of the city, crammed full of weird and wonderful sights and different…

London

Alexander McQueen’s Savage Beauty at The V&A

Background image source I read a lot of reviews about Savage Beauty, the retrospective of Alexander McQueen, before it even arrived in London. People wrote about feeling emotional, but I just thought it was arty types being a bit dramatic.…

Frankfurt

Visiting Frankfurt’s Christmas Markets

A couple of weekends ago, I treated my mum to a delayed birthday present of a weekend trip to Frankfurt to see the Christmas markets. I was super excited to spend a whole weekend with my mum and have some…

Explore: Hollywood Costumes at the V&A

I gave an actual squeak of excitement when I first read about this exhibit. I’m a massive film obsessive, and my bedrooms have always been covered in posters of my favourites. There’s still a Breakfast at Tiffany’s one in my…