Fresh doubts over the world’s most expensive painting

The authenticity of the world’s most expensive painting has been questioned after claims that Leonardo Da Vinci did not create it. The Salvator Mundi was sold for $450 million in November 2017, but the National Gallery failed to record suspicions it may not have been an autograph work by Leonardo. Michael Daley, director of ArtWatch UK, said: ‘We don’t think it’s a Leonardo and it … Continue reading Fresh doubts over the world’s most expensive painting

A model who is more than just a pretty face

Modelling is a challenging profession. It takes time, commitment and persistence. But Valeria Georgieva takes all these qualities and adds passion, self-discipline and philanthropy.  The twenty-year-old model is a living proof that outer beauty will always capture eyes, but only inner beauty will capture people’s hearts. Coming from a small town in Bulgaria, Valeria started her modelling career six years ago and so far she … Continue reading A model who is more than just a pretty face

Ardleigh artist wins two months trading in Fenwick

A further four local entrepreneurs win one-week trading opportunity Samantha Luxford is taking her stitching business to Colchester’s Fenwick store for two months after winning Colbea’s ‘In the Market for Success’ competition. The announcement was made during the Colbea’s Annual General Party at Wivenhoe House, Colchester in front of 100 members of the local business community.  The awarded Ardleigh artist transforms out-of-date nautical charts into personal … Continue reading Ardleigh artist wins two months trading in Fenwick