Posts in the Everyday category

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A Great British Bank Holiday Weekender on the Isle of Wight and three fantastic places to eat

An invitation to a friend’s birthday in the Isle of Wight had me nostalgic, I hadn’t been since I was 11 years old camping with my school and I was keen to revisit and see why our friends had chosen to buy a holiday home there. I had honestly thought it would be faff to… Read more »

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Ten Things I’ve Learnt about Being a Travel Blogger

When I started my little space on the internet nearly five years ago, I never thought press trips and sponsored travel would be a possibility for me. For me blogging was a hobby and a way to document my own personal travels and places I’d visited in my home town of London. Fast forward to… Read more »

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What I Got Up to in August

Well the answer to the title is not a lot… with August being traditionally the quietest month of the year my inbox was quiet and my diary was pretty sparse but even so I still had some fun times that I thought I’d recap here! My life lately… Quiet! But I’ve been able to spend lots… Read more »

| Everyday Restaurants

Meeting Michel Roux Jr. at Le Gavroche

They say you shouldn’t meet your heroes – well in this case I disagree, I’ve been lucky enough to meet my food hero twice and trust me he doesn’t disappoint. Michel Roux Jr is my personal food hero – a man that followed in the footsteps of his famous father and uncle and is now… Read more »

| Everyday London Life Restaurants

The 5th Birthday Menu at Hutong at The Shard

Regular readers will know Hutong at the Shard is a firm favourite of mine so I was thrilled to be invited to try the restaurant’s 5th birthday menu along with fellow bloggers and Hutong fans, Binny and Emma. The interiors at Hutong are seriously stylish and slick, inspired by Northern China with dark bamboo furnishings… Read more »

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Tale as Old as Time: The Beauty and The Beast Afternoon Tea at Town House at The Kensington

Did you ever dream of being a Disney princess when you are younger (and if you didn’t who even are you?)…. Well I think the princess that I most related to was Belle (ok so I was lacking both in the Beauty and the Beast areas of Belle’s life but still)… I loved books and… Read more »

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A Beautiful Blogger Reunion at Coworth Park

Whenever fellow blogger, Polly is in town, there’s always a great excuse to get the whole blogging gang together for a knees up, great food and lots of fun. Regular readers will know that Polly lives in Qatar and we forged a strong friendship before we’d even met…that’s the beauty of social media. We’ve met… Read more »

| Everyday Restaurants

Scarlett Green: Sizzling Aussie-Inspired Food in Soho

Regular readers will know how much I’ve raved about my local Aussie-inspired restaurant Timmy Green which has become a regular haunt for Mr S and I (the shakshouka is the perfect hangover cure and the coffee is just dreamy). Part of the Daisy Green Collection, it’s a tribute to this brand’s popularity that new restaurant… Read more »

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Top 5 Bars for Summer Drinks in London

Being mid-August I may have slightly missed the boat on this one. This post could be titled ‘nice bars I’ve been to recently’ but that wouldn’t be as good for SEO so here are my current favourites for summer drinks… 1. L’Azur at Four Seasons Hotel at Park Lane  Fancy a taste of the South… Read more »

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23 of the World’s Best Restaurants with a View

For me there’s nothing quite like dining with a view to elevate the whole restaurant experience. The view give a sense of place and a context to the cuisine and some how makes the food taste even better!! Here are my top 23 restaurants with a view: 1. La Sponda at Le Sirenuse, Positano, Italy… Read more »