shoreditch street art – april 2015

the beginning of april didn’t start so well. nanny minnie had another fall. a bad one too. she broke her hip and her wrist. she is 94 next month, so the mere thought of a double operation was frightening, the reality pretty sickening. hanging around the hospital waiting to see if she got through the op was just too much, so i picked myself up and went for wander around shoreditch to give me a distraction, clear my thoughts and build my strength for when i returned. street art always seems to have a calming effect on me.

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kano – the HPMcQs learn to code

well that was fun!

today we finally got to open our box of orange computer goodness. we were sent it from the good people at kano and we’ve had it for a week or so, but we wanted to save it for the easter holidays when we could give it our total and undivided attention. now i’m not a¬†particularly techy kinda girl, the fact that i manage to upload photos to this blog is pretty impressive¬†for me to be fair.

i don’t understand computer talk, it totally baffles me. tell me how to do stuff in simple terms, great, i’m good to go, start telling me about processors, storage and solid state drives then you have lost me. yes that does mean you Mr HPMcQ.

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shoreditch street art – march 2015

march took me back to shoreditch, in a little bit of a panic as i had lost my favourite pen and needed an urgent replacement from labour & wait. first world problems i know. but i do like a good pen. whilst eastside i took a little wonder, rude not too really, and this is what i discovered.

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revisiting romania: dress and identity

now you know how much i love textiles, so i thought i would share these beautifully hand embroidered pieces of romanian clothing from the current exhibition revisiting romania: dress and identity at the horniman museum in forest hill, london.

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shoreditch street art – january 2015

hadn’t had a little wander around shoreditch since before christmas, been a bit busy with christmas, new year and travelling for work. so it was nice the other morning to get into town too early for the shops to be open and have a look to what’s been going on in the area. the ever changing canvas of shoreditch.

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