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10 of the Best French Films of All Time, and How to Watch Them

Lockdown getting you down? Join me for a brief tour through the history of French cinema, as we share some of the best French movies of all time. Of course, there are far too many excellent French films… Read More

Five Virtual Museum Tours: See Our Museums From Home

For as long as there has been VR technology, there have been half-excited, half-scaremongering think pieces proclaiming that a new age of tourism has begun. Physical tourism is out, and “virtual tourism” is in. Well, we haven’t quite… Read More

Five of the Best Podcasts About Art and Museums

We’re all finding different ways of coping with being stuck at the home during the lockdown. Some people are nurturing new passions for crafts, from knitting to felting to jewellery-making. Others are taking to the kitchen, discovering new… Read More

Four Ancient Board Games You Can Make and Play at Home

Getting bored at home? If you’re anything like us, you’ll be missing visiting museums, and learning about history. So why not use some of the extra time on your hands to make (and play!) one of these ancient… Read More

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Nine Books About London to Read in Lockdown

A few weeks ago, I wrote about my favourite books about Paris to read while stuck at home. I lived in Paris for six years, so I have a pretty good idea of the books which realistically portray… Read More

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#PortraitParty Part 2: Setting Up the Homeschool Art Gallery

Installing our Portrait Party Gallery is engaging the kids in homeschool fun, storytelling and an art history game that may just con them into learning!

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London in Lockdown: Exploring the Streets From Home

Are you itching to explore but stuck at home? Maybe your trip to London has been cancelled, or you just need to get your brain out exploring beyond the four walls? Let me lead you on a walking tour of London from the safety of your own home!

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#PortraitParty Part 1: Introducing Daisy’s Homeschool Activity

Make your homeschool activity an art history game engaging the kids in a Portrait Party, covering art at home, storytelling & a bit of (gasp!) history!

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The Best Travel Movies on Netflix to Soothe Those Itchy Feet

Is the lockdown giving you the urge to travel? We may have to stay put for a while, but that shouldn’t stop up dreaming and planning our next trips. And there’s nothing wrong with enjoying whatever movies, TV… Read More

How to Live the Parisian Lifestyle When You’re Stuck at Home

Feeling down that you likely won’t get to go to Paris any time soon? Me too. I spent six years in Paris, and it breaks my heart that I can’t pop over to wander the streets of my favourite city, snacking on pastries, stopping to read by the Seine, and – of course – popping into my favourite museums. Wherever you are though, there are things you can do to bring a little bit of the Parisian lifestyle to you. Here are five ways you can live like a Parisian at home.

How to Live the Italian Lifestyle at Home

Italian lifestyle is admired and exported all over the world. Ok, let’s get this straight from the outset. I’m Italian, in case you think I’m biased. Still, I can’t but notice that tourists travelling to the Bel Paese,… Read More

Get Your Art Fix At Home: The Best Art Movies on Netflix

If there’s one thing we should be grateful for in these dark times, it’s that this isn’t happening in a time when we only had three TV channels (or worse, no TV at all). If you’re anything like us, you’ve been spending the last few weeks getting even better acquainted with your Netflix account. And with almost anything you can think of available for you to watch with just a few clicks, it is, all in all, a pretty good time to be stuck at home.