Monday Musings: Hello 2016!

It’s the first Monday of 2016 and most folks are back to work, including me. Looking out of my office window and at some of Chelsea’s roof tops, I am trying very hard to ignore the view of the gloomy…

Looking back at 2015

As I lay on my bed at an airport hotel and look back at the year, I’m not quite sure where the time has gone. 12 months have passed and 2015 is almost over and I guess I’m feeling somewhat…

Taking the boat from Chelsea Embankment to Cadogan Pier

Last week I headed over to South Bank for a gorgeous afternoon. I love this part of London and have done so ever since discovering the Royal National Theatre and the National Film Theatre. Since my first experiences of Robert…

The Corinthia Hotel

Recently I popped into London’s Corinthia Hotel for a meeting and I do have to say, it is very beautiful. After the meeting, I had a quick look around the ground floor and took some snapshots, which I just wanted…

No. 11 Cadogan Gardens Hotel

A couple of weeks ago, I popped into No. 11 Cadogan Gardens Hotel to meet someone. From the outside, the hotel is quite an unassuming building nestled comfortably amongst the grandeur of the 19th century mansions off the King’s Road. But when…

Christmas Day in Kensington

It has been several years since I last stayed in London for Christmas. Either I’ve been in the countryside with the OH’s family or in the Philippines with mine. But with so much having happened this year, from my father’s…

Baz Lurhmann on The Great Gatsby

I have just come across this video (below) of Baz Lurhmann’s photo shoot for The Hollywood Reporter and I just had to share it. I am so so excited for this film and I really hope it is as good as…

Lunch at The Wellesley Hotel

Last week I was invited to take a look around the recently opened The Wellesley Hotel in Knightsbridge. I had popped in a few months ago when it was just a building site and I was very excited to return,…

Don’t Miss in January 2013

Happy New Year everyone and apologies for the delay in uploading this post. I’ve been on holiday and upon returning I discovered that my blog was down. All seems back to normal so here are my top five don’t miss…


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