Ministry of Stories, Penguin and Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls ….

I was lucky enough to help out with this wonderful workshop at the Ministry of Stories in Hoxton with PenguinRandomHouse where Elena Favilli, co-author of Goodnight Stories For Rebel Girls inspired the youngsters to write their own rebel stories and Channel 4 News got in on the action ❤️ IT WAS SO GREAT.

https://www.penguinrandomhouse.co.uk/media/news/2017/december/london-schoolchildren-inspired-to-write-their-own-goodnight-stor/

 

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Bestival: The Great Decline …

Every year, once a year, this post becomes the most popular on my site. Because everyone wants to know this sniffer dog situ at Bestival. Well, this was it last time I went:

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It was that time of year again, the waning sun burning a deeper, hotter orange,  setting earlier, weighed down by the load of summer.

September heralds my birthday, Fashion Week and for the last two years, Bestival. Lexxi had got the tickets months in advance, and having had such an amazing time last year, we were pretty excited.

In the months that had proceeded our last adventure a lot, and also not a lot had changed in my life. September had meant new beginnings more so than ever last year and Bestival felt like it had already become a right of passage.

In preparation for our expedition I packed porridge (so I wouldn’t have to buy any food) some vegan green protein miracle sachet things, some hash I had splashed out on the night before and an enormous bag full of around 7 different outfits, of which I wore none.

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Panama Papers: Secrecy in the art market

The Panama Papers are the messy guts of Panamanian legal firm Mossack Fonesca that have been spilled out all over the web. Here we delve into what the super-yacht rich have been doing with their billions in the art market, and how a lot of it, is a lot shady …

Also Joe Lewis, the Tottenham Hotspurs manager, he’s interesting.

http://www.myartbroker.com/blog/view/secrecy-in-the-art-world-panama-papers

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Interview for Bric+ Magazine

I interviewed TV celebrity chef Ching He Huang and got a surprise lesson in Eastern mysticism and the philosophy of food. She’s the coolest chef I know, maybe that anyone knows:

“This view of food being a medicine is of great importance to Ching, having grown up with her grandmother in Taiwan giving her natural remedies for ailments, she knows from experience there is an alternative to what we are sold: “Its important for people to now there is an alternative to western medicine …. even though we try and put a scientific approach on things, you cannot measure a lot of things in this world, just because we cannot see something doesn’t mean it’s not there; just because you do not fully know, does not mean you discount.””

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(Don’t know why my thumbs so yellow, apologies. I possibly have jaundice and should’ve used photoshop.)

 

Magazine out now, and has I think, been out for a while: http://www.bricplus.uk/

New Interview For Isintown is out …

The only fashion magazine that’s cool enough to let me reference The Simpsons and compare a girl to Russell Crowe. Go out and buy it at Wardour News, Claire de Rouen Books and some other classy newsagents to read the rest of the interview. (My water bottle spilt on mine, yours wont look like this.)