• The Wedding Salon at The Merrion Hotel

    Mixed weather in Dublin heralded The Wedding Salon at The Merrion Hotel last Saturday, 22nd March but as I arrived the red carpet was being rolled out to welcome the lucky ladies who had been invited to attend. Inside, there was a flurry of activity as one would expect, but everything seemed to be very well organised and progressing efficiently.

    The Merrion is a wonderful Georgian building nestling in the very heart of Dublin on Upper Merrion Street, opposite Government Buildings, and unlike some 5 star luxury hotels, it certainly does not shout its presence with it restrained and dignified facade. Continue reading

  • Richard Rogers Inside Out

    Richard Rogers at the Royal Academy. Londoners and those visiting the capital between 18th July and 13th October, are in for a treat. We have the chance to see into the mind of one of most innovative exponents of modern architecture. Richard Rogers, the man behind the iconic Pompidou Centre in Paris and the Lloyds building in London is the focus of an exhibition at the RA. Continue reading