It’s Christmas Eve!! I hope you’re all starting to kick back and relax. As ever the build up to Christmas in London has been hectic but so much fun as there’s an endless supply of ways to get festive. As I’ve lived here for five years now (seriously where did the time go!?!) I’ve built up a bit of a checklist which tends to gets me in the festive spirit. So before the big day arrives I’m…

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Christmas Day is just a week away and as always it feels like it has sprung up out of no where. After a few weeks where my evenings and weekends have been a rotation of drinks, dinner, christmas shopping, wrapping presents and writing cards (sadly without much time to blog 🙁 ), I cannot wait to sit back and relax. It’s going to be a frantic few days getting organised, so my final gift guide is for those finishing (or starting!) their Christmas shopping. They’re all London based and (largely)…

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As the first full week of December has been and gone, it suddenly feels like the Christmas holiday is very close. I don’t know about you but I just can’t wait to kick back and relax. All I’ve got to do is survive a couple of hectic weeks and get a few small gifts and then I can start to really unwind. So whilst there’s still time to get gifts, I’ve put together a gift guide focused on some London-inspired…

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When you look at social media it often looks like the average Londoner spends some part of the weekend at a food market, whether it’s a Friday evening street food market, a weekend local produce market or a Sunday flower market. The reality is that the average Londoner probably visits them when there’s a guest to impress with the ‘Londoner’s London’, to find something nice to do, or to check out a new market on the scene. Last Sunday is a prime example – I had a…

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I’m sure anyone reading this has been bombarded by Christmas gift guides. But as I love showing the best bits of London and shopping for gifts, I thought I’d share my own. I’m hoping to squeeze in three short posts over the next couple of weeks, my only aim is that it gives you a little gift inspiration and festive spirit! 🙂 I’m starting with gifts bought and found in London as every Christmas I like to get someone…

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