Mina Zaher

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Tutankhamun: Treasures of a Golden Pharaoh at Saatchi Gallery

When I was 19 I went to Egypt on the back of spending a summer on a Kibbutz in Israel. Egypt was different back then. Sharm el Sheikh was still a desert. I remember coming across only one store while…

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Getting Ready For My Ski Trip at Chel-Ski

It’s been a while since I’ve written a post and as I sit here with the sound of the rain outside, October half-term and Halloween on the horizon, I can’t help but think about the countdown to Christmas and our…

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5 places to celebrate National Tequila Day on King’s Road

It’s National Tequila Day on 24 July, which has got me thinking about my favourite places for a cocktail along the King’s Road. From Authentic Mexican bars to mixology experts, drop in to these spots for a taste of Mexico…

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Where to celebrate World Chocolate Day in Chelsea

If you’re a Chelsea chocoholic, you’re definitely in luck this week. It’s World Chocolate Day on Sunday 7 July and Chelsea’s chocolatiers, restaurants and even the Physic Garden are all playing their part in this important event in the culinary…

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Dining al fresco in Chelsea

Although this June is set to be the wettest on record, I’m staying hopeful that an Indian summer awaits us. When the warm weather does finally come, these destinations around Chelsea are top of my list – whether soaking up…

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Where to shop for Father’s Day gifts on King’s Road

Whether you’re after a classic gift or are searching for the ideal restaurant reservation, the King’s Road has plenty to offer for Father’s Day on 16thJune. For the Meat-loving dad: A meal at Big Easy If “it’s not a meal…

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Short Story: The Forgotten Flowers

Tom didn’t care his younger brother and sisters were looking for him in the garden. Mum and dad were too busy enjoying their afternoon tea while their kids played. They had considered it to be a safe place. The staff…

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The Sea The Sea

I remember a questionnaire going round about the future of Pavilion Road. This now picturesque gem was almost a blank canvas a few years ago and it could be anything Chelsea’s locals wanted it to be. Working in the area,…

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Staycation at Sloane Place

It’s been quite a few years since my last staycation in London. It was our first Christmas with Little Man and we relished the idea of going away but without the hassle of getting on a plane, train or even…

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