Back in the 1920s the cocktail hour was just “an interval before an evening meal”, in my opinion, there’s always an hour for cocktails.  So I’m on a quest to find the best cocktails London has to offer this year through a series of ‘cocktail hours’ sampling cocktails and their surroundings. The first cocktail hour was spent at Aqua Spirit on Argyll Street.  It’s a well trodden street just off Oxford Street but the entrance… View Post

The National Portrait Gallery has been high on my list of places to visit in London for a while. I’ll admit that I’m not highly cultured so I’m afraid you won’t find an artist’s critique here. However, I am interested in the history of the world and how creative talent has captured moments, cultures and people over time, so here’s my view of why it’s worth paying a visit. The gallery is part of the… View Post