• Short Stories
    Tom didn’t care his younger brother and sisters were looking for him in the …
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  • Diary
    Chelsea in Bloom returns on Monday 25 May for another week of floral beauty around Chelsea. …
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  • Eating & Drinking
    I remember a questionnaire going round about the future of Pavilion Road. This now picturesque …
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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…

    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…

    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…

    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…

    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…

    Window Shopping

    The other day I took a walk around Chelsea and King’s Road to see what was in the shops and found my top picks. Here they are: Well, everything in Fifi Wilson. No, really. OK, to narrow it down, I…

    Short Story: Hide Out at Stamford Bridge

    ‘Shit, what do we do?’ These men had guns. Who were they? What did they want? And why had this romantic surprise turned into a night from hell? It all happened so quickly and Alison was scared. Yvan squeezed her hand tightly.  He…

    Up in the air

    My plans for the Bank Holiday weekend are up in the air because I can’t decide what to do. If I decide to stay in London then I must drop by Notting Hill Carnival. I usually end up at Norman Jay’s Good…

    Chelsea Girl Blues

    The football season is in full swing and Chelsea are at the top of the Premier League. So in honour of CFC, here is a list of my five favourite blues on the King’s Road. The Bluebird The Café or…


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