Posts in the Everyday category

| Everyday

Oscar: From Nine Months to One Year Old

The last few months with Oscar have certainly been unique. Never in my wildest dreams did I expect to be parenting in a pandemic a year ago when I had him! But like many others, Oscar has been a lockdown baby and of course this has comes with lots of negatives such as not seeing… Read more »

| Everyday Restaurants

Places to Dine in London With Outdoor Seating (Perfect for Social Distancing)

It’s a sign of the times that people have started to go back to restaurants and are searching for places with outdoor seating in order to avoid possibly catching the virus. But on a more positive note, this gorgeous heatwave that we’re having most definitely calls for al fresco dining! Here’s a few restaurants that… Read more »

| Everyday Restaurants

A Memorable Meal at Hutong and a New Look For Aqua Shard

I was invited to review Hutong at The Shard and our food and drink was complimentary. I was not paid to visit and was not under contractual obligation to write this blog post or create content on any platform.  As we began to slowly come out of lock down, the smallest things became the biggest… Read more »

| Everyday Restaurants

Delilah and Oscar Go For Alice’s Queen of Hearts Afternoon Tea at The Taj

I was invited to review Alice’s Queen of Hearts Afternoon Tea at Taj 51 Buckingham Gate and our food and drink was complimentary. I was not paid to visit and was not under contractual obligation to write this blog post or create content on any platform.  Going back to restaurants after such an extended period… Read more »

| Everyday Motherhood

Oscar’s 1st Birthday

I love party-planning and right from when we first had Oscar I wondered what we’d do for his first birthday. Something relatively low-key at home for such a tiny human being but with all our family, friends, an entertainer, lots of fun and plenty of laughter. But of course back in July 2019, I never… Read more »

| Everyday Motherhood

A Letter to my Son on His First Birthday

Dear Oscar, Happy birthday to my darling son! I can’t believe it was a year ago today that you came into our lives bringing us so much happiness. You are the smiliest baby I’ve ever seen, making friends where ever you go and spreading so much joy. Though we’ve been looking forward to this day,… Read more »

| Everyday Luxury Travel

It is the Year 2050…

It is the year 2050, Corona Virus is a thing of the distant past and the new normal is just the normal. I am in my sixties and I have continued to write SilverSpoon London all this time – that’s 37 years! With the Hollywood movie being made of this blog, I reached deep into… Read more »

| Everyday Motherhood

10 Books to Read With Your Baby or Child About Race

No one is born hating another person because of the colour of his skin, or his background, or his religion. People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite. Nelson Mandela It’s never too… Read more »

| Everyday London Life

Great Places to Order Food and Wine From While in Lockdown

Life in lockdown has a been a great way to discover fantastic small businesses delivering food and wine in my area and beyond. Here are some I would high recommend. (All these deliveries were kindly gifted to me but there was no expectation for content) 1. Chrissy’s Kitchen  Once a female-led bespoke catering company founded… Read more »

| Everyday London Life

10 Reasons Why Victoria (London) is a Great Place to Bring up A Baby

I’ve lived in my flat in London, Victoria for many years and I absolutely love it. A few people asked whether we’d consider moving when we had Oscar but honestly I hadn’t even considered it. Living in Victoria, in Central London has for me been the ideal place for bringing up a baby (even in… Read more »