• London Local
    It’s been a while since I’ve written a post and as I sit …
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    Summer is in full swing, and evenings are still beautifully light. Make the most of …
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  • Diary
    It’s National Tequila Day on 24 July, which has got me thinking about my favourite …
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  • New Bar Menu and Cocktails at The Botanist!

    When Peter Jones switches on its Christmas lights, there seems to be a sudden charm to the cold bite of winter. I could even say that this is one of my favourite times of the year and not just because…

    Lobster Tuesday at 86!

    Lobsters seem to be quite fashionable at the moment and there are plenty of good set menu deals around, with accompanying sides of fries and salad on offer or fries and a cocktail as another bargain option. Last night I…

    Snapshots From My Week

    Eyebrow threading at Strip Wax Bar. Loving the new spin studio at my gym! I also love my new eyelash extensions by Boudoir Lashes! Tommy’s Margarita at 86. The Wellesley Hotel opens in Hyde Park later this year. The building…

    Barbarella’s Relaunch!

    If you’ve ever walked past Stamford Bridge either to or from Fulham Broadway, you may have spotted a blue restaurant canopy along the way. The white writing says Barbarella and you may be forgiven for wondering what was beyond it.…

    Sunday Lunch at Colbert Chelsea

    I was saddened when news of Oriel closing down had broke. It was a Sloane Square brasserie, a Chelsea institution, expected to be on the corner of Sloane Square forever. My memories of Oriel started with my first cappuccino experience at…

    ‘Choctails’ at The Botanist

    As I write this post, it is approaching 7.30pm and looking out of the window it is already pitch black. How the summer (or what summer we had) – has disappeared so quickly! Doesn’t it feel like the season of…

    Don’t Miss in September 2012!

    I am SO excited we’re in September. Hurrah! This is my favourite month in the year and there is plenty to look forward to. Cue Earth, Wind & Fire! 1. If you love classic cars, flash cars, geeking out on…

    An Olympic Weekend in Chelsea

    The Olympics kicked off for me on Duke of York Square. I watched the Opening Ceremony with a large crowd who were also ignoring the threat of more showers, to celebrate the start of London 2012 with the rest of…

    Wimbledon Martini at The Botanist

    You probably know what a fan I am of The Botanist’s cocktails, so needless to say I’m delighted to share its Wimbledon Martini recipe with you. The cocktail recipe has been created by Chief Mixologist Paulo Brammer and you can of…


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