Where to go when you’re on or around Beaufort Street

There are times I forget how long the King’s Road is, stretching from Sloane Square right down towards New King’s Road. There is so much to it; the fashion stores, the restaurants, the design quarter, the World’s End and all…

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…

Mary Quant at Victoria & Albert Museum

King’s Road‘s story as a style destination has many chapters, one of them undoubtedly being the age of Mary Quant. Mary Quant opened her first store on King’s Road in 1955. It was called Bazaar and it paved the way…

Celebrating World Book Day in Chelsea

The other day Little Man lay on the sofa while off school because of a tummy bug and he asked me, ‘mummy why do you have so many books?’ I had so many answers I wanted to give him but…

Florence & The Machine at The O2

Florence & The Machine played at The O2 last week and I had the amazing opportunity to go and see them thanks to a kind invitation from the team at Debenhams. The night was electric. Florence was a powerhouse of…

Stationery Heaven at Papersmiths

There’s a new favourite store in Chelsea and it’s a place I am very excited about. Papersmiths recently opened on Pavilion Road. Stocked with an array of books, magazines, greeting cards and stationery, the selection in this store is very…

Time Out’s Love London Awards 2018

UPDATE: Congratulations to Chelsea’s winners: Most Loved Local Cinema: Chelsea Curzon Most Loved Local Culture Spot: Saatchi Gallery Most Loved Local Club or Party: Maggie’s Most Loved Local Bar or Pub: The Sporting Page Most Loved Music Venue: 606 Club…

196-222 King’s Road

I can’t tell you how old I was exactly; perhaps five, six or seven. But the first time I watched a movie in a cinema it was at Curzon Chelsea and the film was Disney’s Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.…

REVIEW: I’ll Sleep When I’m Dead

Last night I watched Justin Krook’s I’ll Sleep When I’m Dead. I happened upon it by accident as is the beauty of Netflix. On the heels of The Get Down which I binged watched over the weekend from Friday, I was looking…


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