Mina Zaher

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Afternoon Tea at The Rosebery, Mandarin Oriental

Last week I met up with Fiona for afternoon tea at The Rosebery inside the Mandarin Oriental in Knightsbridge. I’d been to the hotel a few times, either to Bar Boulud, the Mandarin Bar or their spa. But this was the…


Discovering Nurse Jamie

Last week I visited Harrods to meet Nurse Jamie, celebrity skin care expert whose clients include Sophie Dahl, Rita Ora and Kirsten Dunst to name a few. The purpose of my visit was to try Nurse Jamie’s B12 Energy Shot…


Spending Father’s Day at Taste of London

Last week I was completely stuck for ideas on where to treat OH for Father’s Day. I’d already booked a fantastic place for his birthday which is next week and I was feeling perhaps I should go for an entirely…


Perfect 10: Beauty Services To Your Door

A few weeks ago I met Charlie McCorry and Claire Aggarwal who own a mobile beauty company called Perfect 10. We were at an event at Monica Vinader on Duke of York Square when they told me about their company,…


Travels to my Elephant: Tara Arrives on Duke of York Square

This morning saw the unveiling of a very exciting visitor to Duke of York Square. Children and locals gathered around as press set up around them.  First there was some storytelling for the children. An excerpt from Travels to my…


Lunch at Polpo Chelsea

I must be one of the last foodies to try Polpo. Talk about being late to the party. I’ve walked past Polpo’s original Soho restaurant so many times, meaning to pop in, but just never got round to doing so.…


People-Watching On Brick Lane

Recently I’ve been thinking about which direction I wanted to take my blog in. I have learned so much over the years and I wanted my blog to continue exploring what I love the most, be it food, cocktails and…


Orange Blossom Cocktail at Sophie’s Steakhouse

There’s something about a bank holiday weekend only feeling complete when I stop by Sophie’s Steakhouse for a cocktail. In this case and perhaps in the light of a wonderfully intense week of Chelsea in Bloom I decided to have the Orange Blossom…


Chelsea In Bloom: A Fairy Tale Week

There has been a wonderful buzz this week around the top of King’s Road and along Sloane Street. From Duke of York Square to Pavilion Road and beyond, Chelsea has been in bloom. And what a spectacle it is. This year’s…


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