Sport and play at Ravenscourt Park

London is known for its many parks. Big favorites among the visitors remain the better known parks, such as St James’s Park, Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens. But in addition to these big Royal Parks you also have many beautiful smaller green spaces in the city, where you easily can escape from the hustle from…

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A life in pattern with Orla Kiely

If you think of fashion, prints and patterns, you’ll soon come to Orla Kiely (1963), one of England’s greatest designers. Her graphic patterns can be found all over the world, from mugs to dresses and from cars to even a London busses. The Fashion & Textile Museum is currently presenting a retrospective exhibition with work…

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The Line: a modern art walk in East London

Meanwhile, after a year we have seen quite a bit of London. Well-known neighborhoods such as Shoreditch, South Kensington and Camden Town and districts that are in a transitional phase to become just as popular, like Peckham and Tooting. But there are still places in London that are lesser known, for example the more industrial area in East…

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A year in London, on to the next

A summer ago we walked through Italy, Ralf with the phone to his ear. A negotiation for work. Was this the moment when we would get more clarity? After all speculations whether or not we would move abroad. England, America? Secretly we had already talked about it a lot, because within his work there would…

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Catching fish at the French trout farm

When you think about trout, you probably think immediately of a group of anglers around a pond in the Ardennes. But when we talk about farmed trout, you have to be mainly in France where you can find trout farms in almost every French province. Mostly located in a quiet natural environment. In addition to a…

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