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It’s “Afternoon tea” time

March 15, 2016

Our consecutive viewings of the movie “Notting Hill” resulted in a strong desire to visit one of the most beautiful interior sets of the classic film. The Ritz hotel. And what could be a better excuse than an afternoon tea? When our youngest sister surprisingly arrived in London by airplane, we finally made our reservations and could not wait for the day to come.  Continue Reading…



October 21, 2015

Could a chair be a piece of art? Is the mere noise of a full concert theatre considered to be music? What about the Stormtrooper helmet? Is it actually a sculpture? Problems like these have been bothering us for a couple of hours during the Intellectual Property class. Not for a minute did I wonder though, whether in the Re-form exhibition in Southbank centre is actual art displayed. It is obvious from the very first creation, that this is an outstanding collection of paintings, sculptures, short films, poems and music. The awarded artists and copyright owners = prisoners, offenders on community sentences, secure psychiatric patients and immigration detainees.  Continue Reading…


Royal guests

October 9, 2015

I know what you must be thinking right now. “Poor Greek girl! She was not used at the depressing British weather and look at the results..”. But I can assure you: firstly, the British weather has been nothing but wonderful the last weeks and secondly, I was actually welcomed in a royal residence. If you still doubt me, take a look at the majestic interior and exterior of the Cumberland Lodge. Continue Reading…


Love Actually

February 12, 2015

The day that all the flower and the chocolate selling shops have been waiting for has arrived. In London the atmosphere bespokes an erotic Saturday night. The Pubs have prepared their Valentine’s menus, various sweets have been baked in a special festive edition and the stores have decorated their windows with the eternal symbol of love, the heart. Continue Reading…