I’m not a selfie lover, mainly because I’m awful at taking them but, no matter what your opinions are, there’s pretty much no getting away from selfies! An instantaneous form of “self-portraiture”, selfies are now “an integral part of image-making in the twenty-first century”. Selfies are art. Really, I hear you say? Don’t worry, that’s… Continue reading Selfie Love
Sunny days are always the best days to visit Notting Hill. That’s when all the colourful, small houses brighten up, adding to the villagey vibe of the area. With its many cafes, restaurants and shops, it really is the perfect place to spend a morning or afternoon. Despite it now having a reputation for being a… Continue reading Ultimate Guide to Notting Hill
It’s difficult to know what the weather in London has in store on most days, particularly at this time of the year. So, a girl needs to be prepared for all eventualities! I always find that knitwear has that perfect balance, keeping you protected against those chilly mornings or evenings. It also means that at… Continue reading Spring Sweater Weather
Shackfuyu is owned by Bone Daddies, the company responsible for Flesh & Buns – that was enough to sell the place to me! Contemporary Japanese inspired food at it’s best in the heart of Soho, you should definitely give this place a shot. We went for the ‘express menu’ which was excellent value for money… Continue reading Discovering new places – Shackfuyu, Soho
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