More on Christian Dior’s ball and his childhood home

In my previous post I shared with you my pictures of the Christian Dior ball gowns on show at the designer’s childhood home. But there is more to the exhibition than dreamy dresses. The Christian Dior museum gives a glimpse into the past when balls were popular social events with accessories dating from the 19th…

Bright flowers and water lilies: Claude Monet’s Giverny garden

Have you ever read Roald Dahl’s My Uncle Oswald? It’s the hilarious story of Oswald and Yasmin who travel the world armed with the most powerful aphrodisiac to collect the semen of great men. Einstein, Picasso, Freud, they all fall victim to the plot, along with many others. One day, Oswald and Yasmin decide to…