We’ve really been treated to a glorious week of spring sunshine this week! I know it’s all about to turn a bit sour and April showers are set to swoop in but, in the spirit of the brilliant Boots ad, when it returns I want to be prepared to make the most of it. A nice cold glass of wine or refreshing cocktail is definitely one of my favourite ways to soak up the rays,…

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I like to think of the River Thames as the Londoners equivalent of the seaside. OK we can’t sunbathe on its shores, but on a sunny day you can walk for miles taking in iconic sights and enjoying the soothing sense of a river breeze and its seas. You’ll find most of the paths packed with tourists but there’s a little pocket of tranquility to discover, St Katharine Docks. I’d never heard if it before…

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We can all breathe a sigh of relief, SPRING IS HERE. Our patience rewarded with two weekends of glorious sunshine. Even though it’s not scorching, how good does a few rays feel on your face?? We can finally do those things we’ve been longing to do, shed the winter coat, dig out the spring wardrobe and get outside!   Kew Gardens is one of those places Lucinda and I┬áhave talked about visiting for a while,…

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Spring has finally sprung, bringing festival season along with it. For London this doesn’t always mean wellies, tents, and singing under the stars. There’s a whole host of festivals going on from now until the end of the summer that I am sure there is something for everyone. From the book-worm to music lover, via keen gardeners, foodies and the cultured kind. Here are five of my favourite events going on in the city during…

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Roti Chai is a great example of a successful street kitchen, following in the footsteps of the unstoppable Wahaca, and one of the leaders in a growing number of places offering an enjoyable, more casual and often cheaper way of dining out. It came onto my radar during Feast London last month, one of the vendors we wanted to try but a full stomach prevented it. I picked up a business card and noted its…

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