Well! A glorious evening was had by everyone from all accounts, I have at this stage still only got photos from my own camera-phonic device, but hoping for some more to come out of the woodwork eventually- but these should give a bit of an idea of the fun we had! Click on an image [...]
Archive for June, 2009
Look at the gorgeous, gorgeous venue we’ve been able to secure… The decor has been described as “Old Shanghai opium den meets English drawing room and makes wild passionate love. Think Chesterfields, Klimt prints, carved screens and brocade covered walls.” There’s an extensive cocktail and tapas menu for your enjoyment. Places are strictly limited, so don’t tarry, pick [...]
The UK’s Channel 4 website recently featured Kitchen Contraptions from the Past, a fascinating and enlightening slideshow of some beautiful and terrible examples of the Victorian (and pre-Victorian) homemaker’s mechanical assistant, including the “Raisin Cleaner” pictured here.