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Category Archive: London exhibitions

A wee historic royal baby exhibition

Princess Maud’s baby shoes c1869 (Queen of Norway) © Museum of London. As many of you know, London is one of my favourite cities in the world, due in no small part to its extraordinary layers of history. So it’s no surprise that as much as I adore the British Museum, the Museum of London […]

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Wee Birdy made the #DECOREX100 list!

I found out this morning that I made the #DECOREX100 list of the top 100 interior design influencers on Twitter, and I’m delighted to represent Australia along with fellow bloggers Interiors Addict, Amanda Talbot and The Design Files. Many thanks to those who voted for me. The list of Twitter users includes interior designers, design […]

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5 good things you should see (and buy) in London right now

1. The Animal Olympics Can you see one of Charlotte Cory’s brilliantly bonkers artworks lining the centuries-old walls of Windsor Castle? Apparently it’s true, and word is that the Queen is a huge fan of the London artist. (I’d believe anything after her starring role in the James Bond skit). You can see what all […]

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Shopping in London: St Jude’s in the City pop-up

Another day, another pop-up shop. But this is one that you won’t want to miss – and it’s a Wee Birdy favourite, too. St Jude’s is a British-based company with two studios – one in Norfolk, England and the other in Morayshire, Scotland. Founded by Simon & Angie Lewin, the company collaborates with a variety […]

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Wee find: Tatty Devine’s Pearlies

Loving the Pearly pieces from Tatty Devine's AW09 collection, Button Up, which pay tribute to the East End's royal dynasty of Pearly Kings and Queens. Reflecting the hand-crafted and emblematic hallmarks of a traditional Pearlie's costume, there are hand-stitched buttons adorning heart brooches, anchor necklaces and bow earrings, starting at £18. If you love all […]

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Going, going … Walking in My Mind

The wonderful Walking in my Mind exhibition at the Hayward Gallery closes on Sunday, so you might like to take advantage of tonight's late night opening (until 10pm) to check it out. Yayoi Kusama's lifelong obsession with polka-dots is realised on a grand scale at the Hayward, with giant blow-up sculptures taking over one room […]

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