Happy Valentine’s to all love birds out there! Don’t expect a sugary post from me as I am rather like the Scrooge of Valentine’s. Three years ago things changed dramatically when hubby asked me to marry him.
In today’s post I’ll be sharing with you photos from my street art archive as part of my series ‘Same Wall, Different Street Artist’. We’re off to Hanbury Street on the crossing with Brick Lane, which is a famous east London spot for some of the world’s best street art.
Part two of my Dutch Girl Does Arts & Culture overview for October-December 2015. In today’s post my film & TV recommendations including 6 Must See Films and 4 Must Avoid Films! I’ll also be sharing a great foodie tip with you for a fast, healthy and cheap meal in London.
Last year I had the pleasure of interviewing Graham Massey, leading figure of seminal British electronic group 808 State. Part 1 of the interview was published last month. Here is part 2!
It’s time for my quarterly Arts & Culture review again! In this post I’m sharing with you some of the best exhibitions in London from the last months and my personal book tips.
In 2013 street artists from all over the world were invited to Dulwich, an area in South London, […]
Shoe fetishists and fashionistas: step into your Manolo Blahniks and march your way towards the V&A! You’ve got […]
2015 was a great year for Dutch Girl in London. I was invited on several trips, including to Belfast where I was asked to be part of the Belfast International Arts Festival to speak about professional Arts & Culture blogging.
With the exception of DJs such as Armin van Buuren and DJ Tiësto, hardly any Dutch music acts/bands are known internationally. This is a real shame as there are lots of bands out there that deserve international recognition. Therefore I’m sharing with you in this post four Dutch bands you should know!
It’s that time of the year again for lazy writing and publishing top 5 articles 🙂 So let’s […]
808 State, who take their name after the Roland TR-808 drum machine, are regarded as pioneers of acid house. They have been touring with their defining album ‘Ninety’ for the last year and last June I happened to be in the Netherlands when they played a show at W2 in Den Bosch. Before they were about to play an exciting live show, band member Graham Massey kindly agreed to do an interview with me. Here is part 1 of my interview with Graham!
Here’s my quarterly list of must-see and must-avoid films and TV series, which should keep you entertained this winter.
I’m also sharing a fantastic food tip in the beautiful city of York with you!
With a slight delay I bring to you my Arts & Culture overview for the months July-September. I started writing these quarterly overviews after being voted as one of the UK top Arts & Culture blogs in 2015. In this part you find Art and Books reviews and recommendations.
Zombies, vampires, the undead: these are all creatures that make up for successful franchise films, and all were originally born from gothic literature. The first ever Gothic novel, The Castle of Otranto (1764), was written by British author Horace Walpole who found the inspiration for the novel in his gothic castle in west London. After an elaborate restoration, it is now possible to visit this extraordinary and eccentric historical house.
One of the must see exhibitions right now is the Ai Weiwei retrospective at the Royal Academy of […]