Last Friday I sat in Salt, my cappuccino cup empty, full of a buzz only caffeine can give you.  I was contemplating what to do with the rest of the free afternoon open to me and I suddenly remembered the last time I was in a cafe in central London (Tapped & Packed) was because The Photographers’ Gallery was closed to visitors for an exhibition change-over.  In contrast to the last few days of glorious sunshine it was cold…

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Friday I had an afternoon free from work, free from any concrete plans, a quite blissful way to start the weekend.  I found myself in Covent Garden and I was keen to make the most of the freedom and find something to fill my afternoon. In a city like London there are so many options I decided I needed to take a seat, get some coffee and look into what I fancied doing. That’s where Salt Espresso…

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A few weeks ago I was enjoying a leisurely browse through July’s edition of In Style magazine and came across a nice little review of Pizza East Portobello.  I’ve heard so many great things about Pizza East Shoreditch but not managed to get myself down there to see what it’s all about, so I knew this must be worth checking out.  The Portobello branch also has one advantage over Shoreditch for West London workers like me, it’s…

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Blondies are fairer versions of the humble brownie, getting white chocolate involved instead of the more traditional milk or dark chocolate. I have a bit of a weakness for white chocolate, I’ll search out the golden Lindor wrappers and usually snap up white chocolate cookies in the blink of an eye.  I also love a good brownie, so combine them and you’ve got something pretty irresistible, I HAD to bake them.   There are a few…

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Travel has been on my mind A LOT recently.  I think the bad summer weather and remembering my return from a 5 month trip 5 years ago has done it.  Day dreaming of sunny shores is just so irresistible right now!  But one thing that all these dreamy thoughts has made me realise that I’ve been incredibly lucky in my life to have experienced these moments which led me to live in London where I can go exploring every…

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