Author: Daisy Jensen

  • Fun and profound art in the West End

    Fun and profound art in the West End

    Rather than hang out and banter about nothing at the pub – I know, it’s fun sometimes – why not head for a good art show instead? London’s West End is buzzing with exciting pieces on display at the moment. Check out the National Gallery’s Lates evening in Trafalgar Square, when access to the Lucien […]

  • How to save money on home energy

    How to save money on home energy

    The cost of living crisis is biting hard, but it was well before the current energy price hikes I discovered how to cut an energy bill by more than half. Energy bills can shoot up even during the summer months when radiators are switched off. But here’s one excellent way to save money on home […]

  • How to decorate with handpicked sea shells

    How to decorate with handpicked sea shells

    Sea shells are among my favourite home decor accessories, not least because they remind me of sunnier times on the beach – and days like that can be few and far between in the cool north. Here we show how to decorate with handpicked sea shells, as well as bought in shells. So a bowl […]

  • How Art is changing the Bond Street shopping Scene

    How Art is changing the Bond Street shopping Scene

    For years London’s most exclusive shopping street looked slightly uninspiring. A dozen expensive shops were scattered among main stream brands such as Tiffany and empty “shop units to rent”. But Art is changing Bond Street. These days Bond Street looks smarter than ever with added pedestrian space and a not least a growing number of […]

  • Glamorous start to London’s art week at PAD

    Glamorous start to London’s art week at PAD

    We stepped back several decades as London’s annual PAD art fair kicked off this week. 20th century design and art at PAD every autumn includes works of art, photography, jewellery and decorative ceramic pieces. But one of our favourite “installations” every year is the giant tree trunk which shoots through the roof of the marquee […]

  • How to pick stylish Heaters for the Living Room

    How to pick stylish Heaters for the Living Room

    One of the first things I check out when viewing a property is the heating system – if it’s gas heated it gets replaced first thing after moving in. So how to pick stylish heaters is already infinitely easier. Gas and some fireplaces and systems are both unsightly and can be dangerous. The cost of […]