London’s Geffrye; Musee' of the Home

Yesterday morning I arrived Hoxton super early for a meeting and I thought I could go have coffee at Geffrye’s one of my favourite London museums. I am obsessed with home decor anyway. I scrolled through my phone on the train, recollecting I had this single photograph I never deleted. It was taken 6 years ago outside Geffrye’s. This beautiful 18th C almshouses (turned Museum of the Home) built in 1714 by Sir Robert Geffrye exhibits English middle class homes and home life dating from 1600. Varying from a hybrid of homespun Elizabethan, romanticist Edwardian Linking back to vintage Georgian, aesthetic Victorian And of course to more recent 21st C modern contemporary home furnishings

The Appearance of Things

Wednesday evening, 18th April So 2 weeks ago I got an email invitation to a Private View and artist talk by Jocelyn Lee, ‘ ’. I had invited Emma my peach of a girl who loves art but she lives far away from London and couldn't attend so I asked my partner to come with me. The exhibition started on 18th April and would hold for a month. It was held in one of my favorite London art galleries; Huxley Parlor, Mayfair. The former New Yorker, Lee left Manhattan to live in Maine, New England where her quest to capture objects and subjects in portraits, still lives and landscapes became a reality surrounded by nature. Champagne reception followed. How civilized, I thought. I whispered to Neil how I w

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