A really well-done portrait reveals something of the sitter's character. And nearly all the paintings, in addition to being technically superb, did just that. It was perhaps inevitable I'd fall for a portrait titled Christina...
Christina © Maryam Foroozanfar
and I was particularly moved by this image of the artist Sue Rubira's mother:
Maggie © Sue Rubira
After the exhibition, we stopped by the Primrose Bakery in Covent Garden. It's the teensiest but most charming shop. Oh how I'd love to take those pink-and-white diner chairs home along with my cakes!
After much deliberation, we brought home a lime and coconut cupcake and an earl grey mini:
Very much looking forward to the publication of Cupcakes from the Primrose Bakery next month...
Just hoping they've proofread and tested their recipes a bit more thoroughly than another well-known London bakery did--ahem!