I’ve known Renita for a while now. Originally from America, Renita now lives in Wigtown, which the book town in Scotland, with the most stunning views across the estuary. When I’ve performed at the festival, the children have all been whipped up to a frenzy by Renita, who welcomes them in and “settles them down” [...]
In the heart of the city of London is the old Nat West Tower. It used to be the tallest building in Town. But all around it new buildings go up and across the river, the new Shard building laughs at it’s puniness – even with the bit extra built on top! But what we really want to see is the Gherkin, designed by Norman Foster, also known as 30 St Mary Axe, it is built on the site of the old Baltic Exchange, which was blown up by the IRA in the 1980s.