Books

Books

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…

Exploring Taschen and Dinner at Manicomio on Duke of York Square

I love books. Books are my passion. I buy more than I can read and I still have so many yet to be opened from my days as a bookseller, as I worked my way through uni. and shortly after. So…

Amelia Freer’s Cook. Nourish. Glow. at Waterstone’s and The Nail …

It’s all in the detail any Virgo will tell you and today I decided to address this need for some colour in my day, especially after yesterday’s post.  So as I made my way along the King’s Road – having popped…

Limited Edition Mickey Mouse Notebooks by Moleskine

“I only hope that we don’t lose sight of one thing – that it was all started by a mouse.” Last week I had the great privilege of attending the launch of Moleskine’s limited edition range of Mickey Mouse notebooks,…

New Year’s Resolutions 2013

In the past, I’ve never really been into new year’s resolutions. When I gave up smoking and when I reached for new goals, they’ve usually happened at some time during the year – when I’ve felt like it. But this…

The Day I Met One Of My Movie Heroes: Pedro Almodóvar

One of my movie heroes made a special visit to Chelsea over the weekend. Pedro Almodóvar, the film director who introduced Penélope Cruz to the world in his movie Jamon Jamon, in which Cruz also starred in her first film…

Visiting Dracula’s Castle in Transylvania

Seeing as we are celebrating Bram Stoker’s 165th birthday today, I thought I’d pull out a few photos from my visit to Bran Castle, otherwise known as Dracula’s Castle in Transylvania. This was always going to be an inevitable trip…

Meeting Novelist Stephen Benatar and London Riots

Read my latest blog post in The Notebook Magazine, here.

One Day by David Nicholls

I finished reading One Day by David Nicholls over the weekend and OMG, I love this book! Why? Apart from being such a fantastic and well told story, it also shook my world and reminded me of something very important. What? You’ll…


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