The Monocle Arts Review

Sunday Brunch 14: City living: the pros and cons

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12 November 2017

54 minutes

We explore the pleasures and challenges of urban living. Meanwhile, our Culture editor Robert Bound gives us the bare necessities of life, Ken Mogi discusses the Japanese philosophy of ‘ikigai’ and we meet fashion illustrator Megan Hess. Plus: roaming restaurant Mazí Mas and Rachel Cunliffe of ‘City AM’ with the weekend papers.

12 November 2017

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City living

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The Museum of London is looking at the pleasures and challenges of urban living in an exhibition called ‘The City is Ours’. Lead curator Foteini Aravani tells us all about it.

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Midori House Mixtape: Robert Bound

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Monocle’s Culture editor on why ‘The Jungle Book’ means so much to him.

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Megan Hess

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Emma Nelson sits down with the fashion illustrator to talk about her book ‘Paris: Through a Fashion Eye’. It picks out the best places for a fashionista to eat, sleep, shop and play in the French capital.

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Paper review: Rachel Cunliffe

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The comment and features editor from ‘City AM’ joins us in the studio to go through a hefty stack of the weekend’s papers.

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