Category Archives: Primrose Hill

Meeting Mr Punch exhibition – that’s the way to do it! etc

  A wonderful exhibition launch! With cakes!  Much help from MW with organisation, and Lisa Hauck’s Hair Salon, former home of Leslie the Punch and Judy man in the 1930s, was a perfect venue.  Emerald‘s design expertise and Sabine’s medicinal (ahem) … Continue reading

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Meeting Mr Punch exhibition – getting ready

Much activity at the SK Studios (aka small table in back room of very small apartment) getting ready for the Meeting Mr Punch teaparty launch on sunday 9th September (3 days away in fact – yikes!) at 148 Gloucester Avenue, … Continue reading

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Family tree

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My mother’s portrait

Some years ago whilst rummaging in a kitchen drawer in my mother’s house I discovered some studio portraits of her, covered in torn layers of tissue, amongst piles of unpaid bills.  One of the photographs had brown  stains on it, another … Continue reading

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Out for tea

Yesterday walked across a burgeoning Regents Park from Primrose Hill to Baker Street to have a cup of tea with JS, Dean of Degrees at an Oxford college. Continue reading

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Notebook page

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Skipping

Started my early morning skipping regime again.

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Two Williams on Primrose Hill

  Blake keeps popping up.  The Royal Parks have commissioned Will Davies to cut a  William Blake quotation, mentioning Primrose Hill,  into the new York stone edging at the Hill’s summit.  He was busy working on it when I took my regular … Continue reading

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Notebookland

Notebooks – I love them!  Started with a tiny one when I was the size of a matchbox (my mum took me to a size specialist) and never looked back.  Sold one of the first, full of pasted-in cut-outs and … Continue reading

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Mugged on a Monday

A week ago today a large fat man squashed me against the cash machine outside a nearby mini-Sainsbury’s in Chalk Farm and tried to nab my bank card.  Not sure what I said to him, I was shaken, but hopefully … Continue reading

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