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Psychedelic Serpentine Pavilion

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Multicoloured, amorphous, a psychedelic slug, formless glowing matter. Hmm, I’m not sure how to describe this year’s Serpentine Pavilion but it looks extraordinary and cheered me up on grey, wet March morning. Spanish Architects SelgasCano have designed the 15th Pavilion…

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Another pic in the wall

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Great art by Peter Dunn is adorning Portobello Road at the moment, on the Art of Change wall. The 17-piece work is called Heart of the Community (pic) celebrating people and events that shaped Portobello’s history, and it is amazing….

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Class Pass in Notting Hill

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I love this American exercise fandango. Class Pass has arrived over here. You pay £89 a month and for that you can visit unlimited classes at all the clubs and centres that have signed up. Looking at the map there…

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Pass on a poem

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Mother, Among the Dustbins by Stevie Smith (pic) English, 1902-1971 Mother, among the dustbins and the manure I feel the measure of my humanity, an allure As of the presence of God, I am sure In the dustbins, in the manure, in the…

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Pub yoga…

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A yoga class in a pub? Yes, you read that correctly. And no, it’s not the most obvious combination..Or is it? Enter Karita Massara (in pic) who shows that teaching a yoga class above a pub is quirky but can…

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Close shaves and high heels

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Clement James has organised an evening of barbershop from Rachmaninov to Cole Porter from a band which formed twenty years ago when the barbershop group Close Shaves (pic) met the High Heels when they both sang for the Bach Choir….

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Garden waste scheme binned

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It’s pitchforks at dawn. We have been told that the council will no longer be collecting our garden waste every fortnight. It was such a great and loved plan … we were all given strong green bags to fill with…

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Notting Hill Property

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1 bed flat for sale on Lexham Gardens W8

A truly special and beautifully bright top floor (fourth floor) apartment located on the most desirable stretch of Lexham Gardens. The property has delightful views over the communal gardens (to which the flat has access) as well as exclusive use…

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2 bedroom house to rent on Upbrook Mews W2

A fabulous two bedroom mews house on a cobbled street just moments from Lancaster Gate Tube Station, Paddington and Hyde Park. This property boasts a large, bright modern open plan kitchen/dining room on the ground floor, first floor reception room…

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2 bed flat for sale on Sheffield Terrace W8

This is a wonderful top floor apartment with direct access to a large undemised roof terrace. The property, located at the top of Campden hill enjoys excellent natural light and far reaching views across London. It provides two bedrooms, reception room with…