Art at the Heart of Luxembourg

“But isn’t it just a service station?” chuckles my brother over the phone when I tell him we’ve just got back from a weekend in Luxembourg. He has a point. My own last Luxembourgian excursion was tantamount to a drive-thru; a mere strip of motorway that just happened to plug Belgium to Germany during one…

Like a Rolling Sloane

I was recently given the arduous task of heading to the heart of Chelsea for a pampering session, as arranged by the marketing team at Art & Music magazine. I promptly dusted off my gold handbag, polished my designer shades and sashayed out west – on the number 19 bus. Hot on the heels of…

Informed Water Bottle

Usually I don’t buy into any kind of spiritual healing stuff. Tarot cards, star signs, gems, and cosmic signs are more of a fun way to look at life, like a quick belief hit in something other than mundane rational reality. Recently, however, I came across something different. Something I instantly doubted with all my…

Stephen Wiltshire: The Human Camera

Stephen Wiltshire is an autistic, artistic savant. This means that although he is disabled in areas like speech, when it comes to art and memory, his abilities are out of this world. Stephen can draw accurate aerial panoramic views of cities like Tokyo, Rome and New York City. Sketching completely from memory after short helicopter…

Dear America

When I first arrived in America, my initial reaction was that it looked a lot like The Simpsons, at the age of 6 having grown up in Spain, it was the only point of reference I had. The houses looked nearly identical to those in the show – the blocky shapes, A-framed garages attached to…