18/12/2014

Stir It Up

Song of the Week 19
Stir It Up
Bob Marley



I'm pretty sure I don't know a single soul who does not love Bob Marley. This is my all time favourite of his as it creates instant positive vibes and the calming lyrics send me away to a sweet place. I'm finally ready for some relaxation and Marley is always a good place to start, so here's to a good week!

=Sophie=

10/12/2014

London Loves













Recently I took a trip to London for artistic adventures, involving galleries and street wanderings galore. We called at the Royal Academy of Arts to view the Anselm Kiefer exhibition; a truly thought-provoking and inspiring presentation of painting, sculpture and photography - a must see. 

The National Gallery showed us exquisite mosaics scattered over the floor and gilded frames golder than ABBA's greatest hits. Swinging around Trafalgar Square felt rather Kinks-esque albeit the (slightly terrifying) street vendors, yet the winter chills and setting sun softened the scene showing London in a beautiful golden haze. 

Later on came the Tate Modern, a tranquil establishment of modern art. We witnessed a whole host of wonderful pieces, rooms, interactive set ups and - most importantly - the book shop, one of the best and most thoroughly art-filled I have ever been in the vicinity of. I also sought out a real Picasso before taking a stroll across the millennium bridge just across from the large brick building that houses the gallery.

We took a turn through London at the brink of the evening, lights up and Christmas festivities in order. Waving goodbye to London I felt a tinge of nostalgia from the days of visiting such art galleries as a child. I will forever and always recommend London for everything - especially art.

=Sophie= 

08/12/2014

It's a Stormy Monday

Song of the Week 18
Stormy Monday
James Brown



A funky tune for a funky week. Get yourself grooving to this rad James Brown song, one that I've always loved since time began. I've been a bit behind on posts lately due to an atrocious amount of  work for A levels and designing the set for our school production. Anyway I'm back now and will have new posts up this week! 

=Sophie=

01/12/2014

Insta Summary - Nov 2014


November has sure been an interesting month! Most of it hasn't even been instagrammed due to the fact that I've been travelling around a lot and doing a lot of (mostly art) work. Even so, I'm totally getting into the winter spirit now and can safely say I'm ready for Christmas!

1- A throwback to the summer of love
2- My submission for the the band Peace's music video using #worldpleasures
3- Funky fireworks
4- Doodling session with henna
5- Bristol party - wearing wavy garms
6- Saw The Orwells live at The Fleece in Bristol!

You can see my instagram here and my other insta summary here!

=Sophie=
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