Mina Zaher

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86 Opens Its Doors

When Cactus Blue’s doors closed this summer, it was a very sad day. All that was left of this Chelsea institution was a note on the door to thank everyone for the great memories. Months later, and a new bar…

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Cupcakes With Love

So I’ve finally tried Hari’s on King’s Road. Whilst I’d like to say it was because of Hari’s local legacy on Brompton Road for over 30 years, it was actually because I saw someone sipping something deliciously pink whilst having…

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Sloane Square In Lights

This is my favourite time of the year in Chelsea mainly because of Sloane Square’s Christmas lights. So pretty.  But these aren’t the only lights on the King’s Road. On Saturday, Duke of York Square had a ceremony for the switching…

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Just Hula!

Just back from an amazing run along Chelsea Embankment and I wish every autumn day could be like this. There’s nothing better than running along the river, across Albert Bridge (despite the current hoardings) and through Battersea Park. Days like…

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World’s End

The other day, I popped into Vivienne Westwood’s shop on the King’s Road to browse the handbags. Oversized and textured, colourful and rebellious, the latest collection is a true feast for the edgy. This shop that once confused me as…

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A Legend Called Hendrix

Yesterday, I popped into Proud Chelsea on the King’s Road to catch Can You See Me? A Life Through A Lens…, the Jimi Hendrix exhibition, before it ended today. When I was 16 I had met Hendrix’s bass player Noel…

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The Botanist

The Chelsea Flower show may be a long distant memory especially now it is autumn. But that doesn’t mean Chelsea is a barren land. Take The Botanist on Sloane Square. Most nights are guaranteed to be buzzy with a crowd…

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Vintage and Cocktails

I am a firm believer in having cocktails at midnight to kickstart my birthday celebrations. So as the hour approached, we stepped out onto the King’s Road and headed for Beaufort House Brasserie. But as we turned up, the man on the…

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Fashion Faux Pas

Last week was one big fashion faux pas. Firstly, I couldn’t make Ghost’s Autumn/Winter showcase at Juju’s on Tuesday night. Instead I was celebrating my third anniversary with my wonderful boyfriend at Tom Aikens restaurant. I’m not sure what to…

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