I love London museum lates – they make for such a lovely alternative to clubbing, especially when you are in your 3rd year and cannot really be bothered with drinking and dancing into the AM’s anymore. Friday is probably the biggest museum night, and every last Friday of the month, the V&A hosts themed evenings with live events, foods, cocktails and special displays.

Yesterday night was all about flappers, jazz and sparkling things, in celebration of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee and the associated exhibition “Bright Young Things” featuring royal photographs by Cecil Beaton. Joining Valerie and her friend Brittany, I spent yesterday evening getting lost in the mesmerizing labyrinth of sheer beauty that is the V&A…

Val’s emotional first encounter with a real Oscar. Given to Annie Lennox for “Into the West”:
You know what to do next Friday…