OK, this is a bit of a throwback….saw this in November…I know, I know- Better late than never but never late is better etc…………
The Barbershop Chronicles bounces through hilarious antics played out in six barbershops across six cities: Lagos, Accra (the best, obvs), Harare, Kampala and Johannesburg, with London’s Three Kings Barbers at the centre. Expect to hear requests for free cuts (of course), Continue reading →
It’s taken you a while to get to the end of this one. Well I’m here now…
Title: No Logo By: Naomi Klein
Year Published: 2001
In a sentence (no spoilers, please): Informative, personal report on modern corporate branding, monetizing ‘borrowed’ youth cultures, international labour and resource exploitation.
Why did you pick it up? I liked the cover and it had good reviews from a few papers I read. Also has a few photos of people or scenes I recognized.
When did you read it? Have been reading it for ages. Read about seven other books while reading this one. Not sure why, it’s not boring and does have a kick to it- maybe because you have to think between pages and I needed lots of breaks? I even lost it somewhere and had to re-buy it Continue reading →
Loved seeing all the beautiful historic limestone homes, Gozo also hosts some of the world’s oldest churches and temples. First stop was Dwejra bay, home to the stunning Azure Window. You may recognise it if you watch Game Of Thrones as some scenes were shot there (I don’t watch it. Continue reading →
Been back from Malta for over a month but it’s been a month of distractions so this is a little late! Had a beautiful, chilled trip, a birthday gift from my Other Half (Thank you! xx). We ate a lot and swam a lot. Wait an hour after eating before swimming they say. PFFFT. If you’ve been following, this was the last trip of the my free June ….which I should really be rounding up soon. It’s now August.
Go If you like: Morocco, Spain, Mediterranean coastal areas
Weather? I’m inclined to say it’s always hot because it couldn’t imagine it otherwise. Apparently there are some cold days between December and February but I’ll believe it when I feel it. Continue reading →
Remi Rough’s monochrome 3D line sketches caught my eye immediately at The Dulwich Outdoor Gallery pop up (Dulwich Village) . His other kaleidoscopic line frames took me back to the graphics on my dad’s old Technics sound system equaliser. Anything that sparks that kind of nostalgia can keep my attention. Continue reading →