• London Local
    It’s been a while since I’ve written a post and as I sit …
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  • London Local
    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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  • Snapshots From My Week

    I started the week by checking out Jeremy Reed at Chelsea Theatre as part of their SACRED Season. On Wednesday, I listened to David Byrne of Talking Heads fame in conversation with Matthew Herbert aka Doctor Rockit/Radio Boy/Wishmountain amongst other…

    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.…

    Cocktail & Cake Liquid Afternoon Tea at The Royal Horseguards Hotel

    Given the option I tend to opt for a cocktail over pudding after a meal. But imagine if one didn’t have to make that choice? What if cocktails and sweet treats were one and the same, combined? When I received…

    Don’t Miss in October 2012!

    There is so much going on this month and I’ve had quite a task narrowing down my top 5 recommends, but here goes: 1. Celebrate Chocolate Week with Hotel Chocolat at The Botanist! You can read my post on the…

    ‘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…

    Aubrey Doyle Bar and Restaurant

    Recently I returned to the Aubrey Doyle bar and restaurant, which is located in The Kensington Hotel. Since I last visited, there has been a change of menu which I was keen to try but before doing so, I first…

    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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