Hidden Gems: Njideka Akunyili Crosby

Every Monday The Carat Soup shines a spotlight on hidden gems: extraordinary women in our industry – gemstones, jewellery, mining and luxury. This week my focus is on Njideka Akunyili Crosby. She’s a contemporary conceptual artist whose paintings went from USD$3000 to a record breaking USD$3,000,000 at auction. I have several of her works – digitally, oh how I look forward to owning one IRL – saved … Continue reading Hidden Gems: Njideka Akunyili Crosby

Review: Pericles by William Shakespeare at the National Theatre, August 2018

4.0/5.0 From 26-28 August 2018, 200 aspiring actors had to shake off their nerves and step up their A game. As they performed Shakespeare’s Pericles to a sold out Olivier Theatre audience. As part of a new scheme called Public Acts, the National Theatre welcomed all abilities, races, religions and genders to take to the stage and perform in a musical version of William Shakespeare’s … Continue reading Review: Pericles by William Shakespeare at the National Theatre, August 2018

Hidden Gems: Morin Oluwole

Every Monday The Carat Soup shines a spotlight on hidden gems: extraordinary women in our industry. This week my focus is on Morin Oluwole. The head of Luxury at Facebook and Instagram. Also one of the fortunate Instagram users who goes by mononym –  @Morin   Oluwole is based at Facebook France in Paris. She has been with the company since 2006 – during the budding years. The … Continue reading Hidden Gems: Morin Oluwole