Category: Art

The Changing Seasons – January 2019

The Changing Seasons – January 2019

The Changing Seasons post, inspired by the lovely Sarah at Secret Art Expedition and hosted by Su at Zimmerbitch. Happy New Year! Let’s hope 2019 will bring joy, happiness, and new adventures! I arrived back in the UK in time for New Year and saw the beginning of 2019 at my brother and sister-in-law’s party …

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4 Heritage Homes in Bangkok You Should Visit

4 Heritage Homes in Bangkok You Should Visit

Most people come to Bangkok for its food, its temples, its vibrant nightlife, and its general laid back attitude to life. And why not? It’s a fabulous place for first-time visitors to be introduced to Thailand. But, before long, the chaos, the traffic, and the constant battering of your senses starts to get to you …

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Imaginarium – By Oleg Shuplyak

Imaginarium – By Oleg Shuplyak

Salvador Dali is one of my favourite painters, not only for his surrealism and imagination, but it’s so much fun to look at his paintings. Talk about tricking your mind – he definitely succeeds in doing that. Swans Reflecting Elephants is a classic optical illusion. You’re looking at 3 swans on a lake, but their …

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Art in the City

Art in the City

These days, one of my favourite pastimes is to visit any of the hundreds of art galleries, here in Bangkok. I mean there are literally hundreds and I have not even begun to scrape the surface because I always end up at my favourite; The Bangkok Art and Cultural Centre or BACC as we like …

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Piazza Navona

Piazza Navona

We found ourselves in Piazza Navona, a lovely little square full of life with street artists, selling their paintings, imposing churches and palaces, and inviting cafes and restaurants all around. It didn’t take us long to choose a restaurant with a ring-side view of everything that was going on. Piazza Navona is an oval-shaped square …

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St Peter’s Basilica

St Peter’s Basilica

Our guide left us outside St Peter’s Basilica and before going inside, we stopped to gaze over St Peter’s Square, designed by Gian Lorenz Bernini. Striking in its own right, the square is surrounded by Tuscan colonnades with 140 statues of various saints on top. The structure was built in two arcs on either side …

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First Day in Rome – The Vatican City

First Day in Rome – The Vatican City

Well, what an absolute blast my first day in Rome turned out to be, my parents and I visited The Vatican City, an independent state within Rome which hardly needs any introduction. After a quick metro ride, we arrived around 9.30 a.m only to be accosted by a ticket tout asking if we wanted to …

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My Two Perfect Days

My Two Perfect Days

I’ve been thinking about what my perfect day would look like and I actually have two kinds; one where I stay home and one where I go out and about. The One Where I Stay at Home My perfect day starts early in the morning, usually on my day off, once I’ve dragged myself out …

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The Changing Seasons – March 2018

The Changing Seasons – March 2018

The Changing Seasons post, inspired by the lovely Sarah at Secret Art Expedition and hosted by Su at Zimmerbitch. Here is my round up of things I got up to during March. As I hadn’t been out exploring much since I got back from Sri Lanka, I took myself off to Chulachomklao Fort in Phra …

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House of Lucie

House of Lucie

The House of Lucie is an art gallery that I have wanted to visit for a while and last year I went to see “Unseen Lithuania” by Marius Jovaisa, a world famous photographer known for his aerial photography. The House of Lucie aims to honor master photographers like Steve McCurry, Sebastiao Salgado, David Bailey and …

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French Ambassador’s Residence, Bangkok

French Ambassador’s Residence, Bangkok

The French Embassy is located in the Bang Rak district of Bangkok, on the banks of the Chao Phraya River and in the grounds of the embassy is the residence of the French ambassador, Gérard Araud. Usually, I only get a glimpse of this charming colonial-style building from the river as the boat surges on …

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