Gardening guru Randle Siddeley and his edible Chelsea designs
ANDREA MARECHAL WATSON on the work of garden designer Randle Siddeley In his 45 year career as a garden designer Randle Siddeley has seen most outdoor fashion come and many go. One of the newer trends is that of roof gardens – any area larger than a table cloth must now ideally be greened up […]
Creativity? It’s a rainbow pack of plastic toys
Grayson Perry: The Pre-Therapy Years has just opened at the Holburne Museum, Bath. The exhibition has instantly put this little known art collection on the international map as Andrea Marechal Watson discovers. Claire in a bus stop, courtesy of Andrew Gibson There are quite a lot of words and phrases that Grayson Perry doesn’t like. […]
My family, warthogs and other animals
Adventures in the Shamwari Safari Park, Port Elizabeth
Mansion that was once home to Salvator Mundi is perfect showcase for art
The restoration of Doughty House is one of the most important heritage and legacy projects in Britain today
Fateful Fonteyn home gets a £75 million makeover
Ballerina’s residence is being transformed into palatial new home
Lolo, n’est pas?
Comparing and contrasting the de facto Arsenal captain’s eventful debut season with the status he has since attained.
Jane Austen and a steep learning curve on Box Hill
MARKING 200 YEARS since the death of the great Jane Austen, a hotel at the foot of the famous hill which plays a pivotal part in her novel Persuasion has come up with a novel walking tour. The Mercure Box Hill Burford Bridge Hotel, to give the establishment its new title (it used to be […]
Sony exec claims Michael Jackson’s ‘image and likeness’ worth less than a second-hand car
Courtroom thriller unfolds over Jackson Estate.
Corrupt court in India sentences Brit for manslaughter
The disappearance of a boy and the scapegoating of a revered charity worker exposes the extent of state corruption in India.
Serge Gnabry – the one that got away?
Have Arsenal let a jewel slip in Serge Gnabry, and will they live to regret it?