Constance Watson

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Friday, 7 September 2018

Notes from Rome - TripAdvisor doesn't always get it right

Certain rituals are honoured when travelling to foreign lands. Checking you’ve got your passport, when you’ve already padded down every …

By Constance Watson

Friday, 8 June 2018

Notes from Marrakech

In theory, if EasyJet flies somewhere, it’s likely to be bastardised by “stag” parties, screaming children who turn out not …

By Constance Watson

Friday, 4 May 2018

Review: Monet & Architecture at The National Gallery

Think of Monet and you may find that your mind naturally gravitates towards water lilies. Unsurprisingly so – the French …

By Constance Watson

Friday, 30 March 2018

Jolly good fun - a review of Charles II: Art and Power

While the world watches the outstanding Charles I exhibition at the RA (King and Collector), the exhibition dedicated to his …

By Constance Watson

Saturday, 10 March 2018

Restaurant review: Le Caprice

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Tuesday, 30 January 2018

Charles I: King and Collector, a magnificent royal exhibition

‘A subject and a sovereign are clean different things’ declared King Charles I at the scaffold at Whitehall Palace on …

By Constance Watson

Friday, 5 January 2018

'Reflections' at the National Gallery: Review

If there are two people that bear grisly resemblance to how we all feel right now, they are Giovanni di …

By Constance Watson

Monday, 11 December 2017

Restaurant review: The Other Naughty Piglet

There are certain elements of ‘fine dining’ that make the ‘experience’ somewhat nauseating. The first is of course the phrase …

By Constance Watson

Monday, 13 November 2017

Dalí / Duchamp: a review

Salvador Dali, I fear, may be considered a ‘fashionable’ artist. One of the most vacuous things about the art world …

By Constance Watson