Cutter & Squidge is a cute little cafe in Soho. Set up by two food obsessed sisters, creators of the ‘Biskie’, it’s not to be missed! It’s also good to see that the lovely cakes and biskies are (kind of) good for you i.e. the ingredients are mostly local and not overly sugary as some… Continue reading Spring came early (plus Cutter & Squidge)!
This weekend, we headed to the Magical Lantern Festival in Chiswick. It was also Chinese New Year so perfect timing! For those of your wondering, the Magical Lantern Festival showcases a collection of illuminated, colourful outdoor lanterns in literally all shapes and sizes. This year’s theme is: ‘Explore The Silk Road’, with lanterns representing the significance of… Continue reading Magical Lantern Festival
For my birthday this year, my friends and I went to The Berkeley Hotel for afternoon tea. With its fashion inspired selection of delicacies, it was the natural choice! The Berkeley’s Prêt-à-Portea afternoon tea is carefully thought through and updated every six months to follow the changing seasons in fashion. With its 10th anniversary this year, pastry… Continue reading Prêt-à-Portea Afternoon Tea – The Berkeley Hotel
Farm Girl is one of my favourite brunch places and that is saying something, particularly as London is full of amazing and unique spots for foodies! You could easily miss the entrance to the place but, once you’re in, it is blissfully peaceful and a welcome relief from the busy crowds heading to Portobello Market.… Continue reading Notting Hill’s not so hidden gem – Farm Girl Cafe
On these cold, January days, you have to admit that the thought of warm, melting chocolate sounds pretty good. Chocolate makes everything better, it really does! If you’re on the lookout for a place that gets it spot on, look no further. Said Café in Soho is pulling out all the stops. It’s a struggle to get in… Continue reading Chocolate heaven – Said Dal 1923
It’s always nice to get away in winter and catch some sun. The problem is that most of Europe is probably cold and wet! So, if you want some actual heat, you need to venture further afield, not ideal if you’re looking for a short break. I’d heard about the Canary Islands being the place… Continue reading Winter sun seekers – Canary Islands
It has been absolute ages since I last did a favourites post. Even though Autumn has officially gone, I think this post is aptly named as I’ve been using (and loving) these products over the last few weeks and months. So, let’s get started! 1) This highlighter from Mac in the shade ‘soft and gentle’… Continue reading Autumn Can’t Live Withouts