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…

What’s On in August 2019

Summer is in full swing, and evenings are still beautifully light. Make the most of every moment in and around the King’s Road with this month’s guide to what’s on in Chelsea – from exhibitions to holiday vibes. Sweet Harmony…

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…

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,…

London

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…

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…

Clip ‘n’ Climb Chelsea

It was Little Man’s first visit to Clip ‘n’ Climb Chelsea last week and I absolutely loved it. Of course it was easy to get excited about all the climbing walls and ladders from the balcony as a spectator. For…

Brasserie of Light

Last weekend I took Little Man along to Brasserie of Light to meet a friend who I hadn’t seen for ages. It had been years since my friend and I had a chance to sit down and chat; and when…

Breakfast at The Black Penny

The Black Penny arrived at Duke of York Square at the start of December last year and since its opening I have been popping in for coffees. After all, being a gourmet coffee house this is the latest coffee hot…


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