I love my birthday.  It’s a great excuse to get my favourite people together, buy myself some treats I can’t quite justify the rest of the year, eat cake and drink some bubbles.  It’s also the only time of year I receive pretty post which doesn’t ask for money from my bank account.  I’m lucky to have a summer birthday which meant last year I was sunning myself and drinking cocktails in Marbella last year.…

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As our Olympic experiences seemed long behind us in a flash, I suddenly noticed something had been missing in my life for the past few weeks – a delicious cocktail hour! So I pretty much leapt at an invite to attend the Make and Shake cocktail workshop at the White Rabbit in Stoke Newington last weekend. Sunday, sunshine, cocktails, bliss.                                        …

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I wrote about my interest in Pinterest a while ago and have since been sharing my posts with a new audience and gaining heaps of inspiration for photography, style and more.  In the last week or so they’ve lifted the lid on invite requests and updated their mobile and iPad apps, so for those who are thinking of joining or finding some new pin-spiration here are five fab pinners.   BENJAMIN. – for great photography There’s a lot…

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The athletes have departed, the stadiums are closed and we’re back to searching the TV for something to enlighten or entertain us in the evening.  The London 2012 Olympics are over and what an experience it was for the UK! As a nation who err on the side of caution I don’t think any of us thought it would go quite so smoothly or that we’d all get swept up with Olympic fever.  As inspirational…

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