Paint Jam London

As adults we don’t often get the chance to be creative. Playing for the sake of it is for kids. We want to do something productive, or achieve something. But that’s not always the most fun. Paint Jam gives people the opportunity to paint and create with music and drinks in a friendly and enjoyableContinue reading “Paint Jam London”

Soundscapes at The National Gallery

When I was a child I used to put on my headphones, press play on my Walkman, and draw the song I was listening to. I have always been fascinated by the blurring of the senses and how clues from each build up our perception of events. The entire world is synesthetic in this sense.Continue reading “Soundscapes at The National Gallery”

Pop up painting with The Beatles

I’m painting my room in the colourful way And when my mind is wandering There I will go Ooh ooh ooh ah ah Hey, hey, hey, hey Yellow submarines splashing onto the page. Skies of canvas filled with painted diamonds. Strawberry fields scribbled down. One of London’s favourite gastro-bars, The Jam Tree Clapham, has been offering Londoners the chance toContinue reading “Pop up painting with The Beatles”

Exploring Berwick-upon-Tweed with LS Lowry

I don’t pretend to be anything like as talented, great or utterly brilliant as LS Lowry, but on a recent trip to the delightful northern country of Northumberland, I discover we have a little in common. We both find respite in the sea- Lowry was sent to the North East in 1936 to take aContinue reading “Exploring Berwick-upon-Tweed with LS Lowry”