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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This Saturday I found myself aimlessly wandering the wet streets of London, my afternoon at the Photographer’s Gallery had been cancelled due exhibition change overs, and I just thought “All I need is coffee, a comfy seat and an hour of dryness”.  Tapped & Packed popped into mind as I randomly recalled it was near Oxford Street so I was onto Google Maps and hot footing it down there. I was so happy to take a seat and enjoy this……

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It feels like you have to make the most of the days when sunny London makes an appearance, and certainly cling on to the thought that summer may still show itself again.  These days are definitely the best for exploring London and I can’t tell you enough how much of the city you’ll see when you take to it on foot, sometimes it’ll even show you something that will catch you by surprise!   It was only last week that we had a…

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