Hi! How are we all? I'm back from my trip to Edinburgh. I had a very lovely time seeing my very lovely family. I ate a lot of cake and did a bit of shopping, saw a lot of great art too. The city is full of culture. Not even the rain dampened our spirits! Here's a few phone photos I took wandering around:
Victoria street (my favourite street):
Some work from the graphic design part of the degree show at the Edinburgh College of Art:
If you do ever get to Edinburgh you have to make a visit to The Red Door gallery, so many lovely art prints and other wonderful things. I bought a couple of Sarah McNeil's prints when I was there, I've wanted one for a while and I thought seeing them there meant it was fate! Other highlights involve being given a voucher for the MAC counter, I'm a big fan of MAC make-up, I got some lovely stuff. I also found a pair of the H&M Swedish Hasbeens, these ones- score! I love them.
I went to see the ECA degree show which was really interesting, I thought the illustration really stood out. I picked up a couple of postcards on my way around, I loved the guys with their colourful facial hair by Laura Dixon, and the gorgeous blue paint-y one is by painting student Säde Foley whose work really caught my eye. I also had a look at the fashion, and thought Davis Vallance's designs were absolutely fantastic, so elegant and wearable, I wanted it all.
Anyway when I got back, we decided little Ruby needed a playmate (and someone to show her how to behave) so we went and added a new member to our little family! Meet Gus! He's ridiculously gorgeous and cuddly and lovely. We're so happy to have him! Ruby isn't quite so sure, but they're getting used to each other!