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Posts Tagged ‘Shoreditch High Street’

Valentine’s Day 2012: Gift Ideas

Interesting and unusual gift ideas for your special Valentine... from the likes of Rob Ryan, Darkroom, Secret Envelope and many more.

Written by Amelia Gregory

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Art by Rebecca Hendin.

Yup, it's that time of year, Valentine's Day is nearly upon us again… and I've been inundated with press releases for any number of loosely affiliated products for weeks on end. Here, then, is my round up of some gift ideas… although I'd like to add that my favourite gifts are usually home made. Call me odd, but I like the thought that someone has put time into creating something - shopping does of course take time as well, but you could always put those hands to use instead of those legs. And if there's time for neither there's always the mouse to hand…. As to what to do on the big night: why not read my round up of Valentine's related events (including classes where you can make your loved a little special something).

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Cakes for Japan: tips for fundraising from Miss Cakehead

Last Friday the inaugural Cakes for Japan bake sale to raise funds for the Japanese Red Cross took place at Maiden on Shoreditch High Street. Here's how it went, and advice on how to run your own fundraiser.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Lobster woman by Mina Bach Reading the brochure only served to confuse me further ahead of my visit to Jerwood Space. The descriptively-named ‘Show’ seeks to examine “the integral role […]

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London Fashion Week A/W 2010 Presentation Review: House of BlueEyes

An unexpected meeting with Faye Marie, former pole-dancer featured in issue 01 of Amelia's Magazine and now cupcake baker and owner of Through the Looking Glass bookshop. Plus a review of the presentation by JohnnyBlueEyes at Freemasons' Hall on Saturday 20th February.

Written by Amelia Gregory

House of BlueEyes. All photography by Amelia Gregory. Bumbling back towards the Freemasons’ Hall I recognised a familiar face standing out in the street, look looking not unlike a sexy […]