Laura S Hamlin

Worked in many sectors including recruitment and marketing. Lucky to have found a soulmate who was then taken far too soon. No intention of moving on and definitely not moving to Thailand for the foreseeable future. Might move forward. Owned by a cat.

Visit a beautiful Gustav’s Klimt exhibition right now!

Google Arts & Culture has a beautiful virtual reality exhibition showing the works of the Austrian painter Gustav Klimt, not only you can go around the rooms like in a real art gallery but you can also listen to an informative audio tour.  Furthermore, the paintings come from different museums and collections scattered in many …

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Carnaby Street Christmas lights will be switched on soon

This year it looks like the first Christmas lights to be switched will be in Carnaby Street, usually it’s Oxford Street that starts, but so far they haven’t announced a date.  Carnaby Street lights will be on from November 4th.  After the dolphins, and recycled things this year we have spiritual butterflies, they should be …

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Who was Alexander “Sawney” Bean, the cannibal of Scotland?

There is no certainty that this story is completely true, but it could be at least partially true. In any case it is part of Scottish folklore and if you visit Edinburgh you will encounter this name. More than 1. 000 people were killed and cannibalized by the clan of 45 members of Alexander “Sawney” …

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