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City eats ~ Tapas Revolution, Shoreditch

I love Tapas. I could say that about a lot of food but what I love most about it is the fact that it’s one of the best social cuisines. […]


Celebrating spring at Kew Gardens

The first signs of spring are pretty exciting, but that first day or two when the sun shines and it actually feels warm on your skin are something else. Combine it […]


Exploring the mews of London

In a city like London it’s perfectly acceptable to be a bit nosey. Don’t you think? We can explore its famous landmarks and, for the extra nosey like me, poke […]


Tips for managing your money in London

Budgeting is boring. It’s really not much fun putting limits on things in a city where there’s so much to do, see, eat and drink. And I doubt I’m alone […]


City escapes ~ Whitsands Bay, Cornwall

Have you ever all of a sudden realised that weeks or months have flown by and you’ve not travelled further than an hour from your house, seen anyone or anything […]


The weekend edit #11

February was the month I found myself in the internet-less wilderness after making my fifth London flat move to live with James and having the inevitable challenge of sorting out […]


Sauntering around the Sky Garden

If there’s anything that will snap me out of a blogging break it’s a trip to see London’s latest city view, at the top of one of the skyline’s newest additions. […]


The weekend edit #10

Happy Valentines Day readers! Will you be celebrating today? There are so many love hearts and endless adverts that I always wonder how many people really celebrate it. James and I are mainly pottering about […]

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The weekend edit #9

Another wintery week has passed us by and London finally got a bit of snow! Was anyone else completely disappointed to wake up to a winter wonderland, for it then to have […]


City eats ~ Dishoom, King’s Cross

When the temperature tumbles one of my favourite ways to warm up is with a spicy dish or two. Dishoom has been offering spicy food characteristic of a Bombay Cafe on […]