London Lights Up At Christmas –

London is full of festive fun starting with a pop-up sale this Tuesday night (Nov 28) at the esteemed Victoria Miro Gallery in Mayfair. Works hitting the block are by top artists like  Elmgreen & Dragset,  Ian Hamilton Finlay, David Harrison, Chantal Joffe, Isaac Julien, Idris Khan, Tom Lubbock (above image Political), Chris Ofili, Grayson Perry,…

Joan Didion – The Center Will Not Hold

Whether you know American writer Joan Didion’s restrained, razor-sharp  writing or not, this new documentary, The Center Will Not Hold, directed by her nephew Griffin Dunne, detailing  both Didion’s triumphs and heartbreaks, is worth watching.  Wearing her over-sized dark glasses, with a cigarette dangling from her thin hand, Didion is seen pausing, thinking and then offering a…

Notes on Manhattan

Love seems to dictate where I live. I moved to London three decades ago to be with my then boyfriend. And I’m moving back across the Atlantic now for the same reason (different boyfriend). Sounds so simple. Basically, just a round trip ticket with a thirty-year layover. But a lot has changed. For starters, my…