FITNESS 2017: There are some deep wooden steps over at Olympic Park where I do my plyrometric jumping sessions. It’s Monday. It has to be done! #motivated #committed #unstoppable
A beautiful scene as the sunsets over Olympic Park’s conservation area and canalside after my long training session is over and I make my way home.
RESTAURANT REVIEW: I was dining at the Belgo Central restaurant earlier today, and had the most delicious dessert ever!! That’s 5-star dee-lish for the dessert alone. Also I had a starter of Lobster Bisque, which is lobster, champagne and brandy soup – Belgian cuisine at its best. They also had this cool looking stain-glass window decor. Check out my review to find out how many stars I gave the whole service. http://whatshotlondon.co.uk/belgo-central-restaurant/
(Starter – Lobster Bisque)
(Main Course – Vol au Vent)
(Dessert – Madame Blanche Waffle)
RUN EVENTS: This was my third medal in seven days.
June 25 – Dame Kelly Holmes Trust 5k, Olympic Park
June 28 – Chase the Sun 5k, Victoria Park
July 3rd – Great Newham 10k, Olympic Stadium
RUN EVENTS: I ran the Chase the Sun 5k at Victoria Park yesterday. That’s two 5ks in 4 days so far. Just the Great Newham 10k Run, Olympic Stadium on Sunday to make it 3 runs in 7 days.
ART: This is an amazing artist. I first saw her work at the Young Masters Art Prize 2016 and again at this year’s recent prize at Gallery 8, Mayfair. Also came across her art at the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition. Check out my article to see how her ironic and idealised representations of female beauty pays homage to the Renaissance, Flemish Primitivism (Jan van Eyck etc.) & the Pre-Raphaelites. Click link for article http://whatshotlondon.co.uk/the-art-of-isabelle-van-zeijl/
BOOKS/ART: I caught up with gallerist Jennifer Akinsuyi (I previously wrote an article about her) at this book signing celebrating the work of leading and upcoming artists working in sculpture, photography, painting and mixed media. The Art of Nigerian Women book signing & talk. Seventy five artists profiled in a 360 page book printed on silk paper!
(left to right, artist Lara Ige-Jacks, publisher Chukwuemeka Bosah, artist Aishatu Dapachi)
RUN EVENTS: Thats my 5k for the Dame Kelly Holmes Trust done. Now I still have Run Through UK’s Chase the Sun on Weds (A race to cross the finishing line befre the sun sets on Victoria Park) then finally the Newham Great Run at Olympic Stadium on Sunday.