“Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” - George Bernard Shaw

Sunday, December 19, 2010

A Snow Filled weekend in London

Olympia Horse Show 2010

The Queens Guards-Household Calvary and the Captain in the front, is the husband of Sophia's teacher at school!
                  Captain Howland- Jackson in the lead.

                FIE Dressage.....World Cup of Dressage.

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Gingerbread Houses

 The four houses (Tower Bridge, Leaning Tower of Pisa, Camper and bit sized) above are inspirations found on google images.  The house below was created by my 11 year old daughter with just a tiny bit of help from me.

Monday, December 13, 2010

Snow Globes

These are quite humorous! It is a project by JAJA Architects exhibiting at DAC that explores fourteen architectural based scenarios of how people and pixies aka 'Nisse' (Scandinavian elfs) co-exist. All in the form of snow globes. You can veiw all at http://www.ja-ja.dk/ 

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Favourite Alternative Christmas Ablum

Slightly related..... My daughter and I went to see the quirky but sweet French musical collective Nouvell Vague www.nouvellesvagues.com  a few weeks ago at the beautiful Royal Albert Hall www.royalalberthall.com  Melanie Pain is the real star of this group! 

Monday, December 6, 2010

Happy Saint Nicholas Day!

                                          Sophia was a very good girl this year!

 The birth place of Saint Nicholas, Patara, Turkey.  Patara also has one of the best beaches in the world, 17 km of gorgeous sand dunes.