Posts in the London Life category

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Belgravia in Bloom

You only need to look at my Instagram profile to see how much I love flowers…so hearing about Belgravia in Bloom was something that got me very excited. Belgravia is local to me and somewhere I often explore during the weekend so I’d already spotted the new flower installations celebrating Mexican artist, Frida Kahlo. Frida’s… Read more »

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The Dorchester Hotel Pop-Up at The Chelsea Flower Show

With the Royal Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, Spring in full swing and  flowers blooming up all around London you cannot help but feel happy vibes in the city and a general feeling that love is in the air! The RHS Chelsea Flower Show is back for another year and I couldn’t have… Read more »

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A Taste of Thailand with Chang Sensory Trails

My first trip to Thailand was around ten years ago. Only my second time visiting Asia and full of excitement at the promise of somewhere so exotic and unlike my home. Of course I fell head over heels in love with the country – the culture, the people but most of all the food. Returning… Read more »

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A Brand New Book for Biscuiteers

It is a truth universally acknowledged that Biscuiteers make the best biscuits in London and that their biscuit boutique and icing cafe is an utterly Instagrammable.  Despite London facing Snowmageddon, I was not going to miss the launch of The Biscuiteers Book of Iced Gifts at the Northcote Road boutique. Having never actually been there… Read more »

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Wisteria Hysteria at Aubaine, Selfridges, London

I discovered a hack to the Instagram algorithm… the secret key to unlocking the engagement that us bloggers are looking for.  The answer was actually simple… one word – wisteria. Yes, that beautiful purple hanging plant. Everyone has #wisteriahysteria so simply post a picture of wisteria and the likes will come flocking. Having seen pictures… Read more »

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Discovering the Best of Malaysia in London with Qatar Airways

South East Asia is a part of the world that I’ve very much fallen in love with… a region that is diverse in culture, food and people. From a luxury travel perspective, I’ve never experienced such incredible hotels, service and gastronomy that all come at such great value for money as I have in South… Read more »

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Early Valentine’s Day at Corinthia Hotel London

I’m a strong believer that couples should have multiple honeymoons per year, so why not multiple Valentine’s Days too? It’s not everyone’s favourite day of the year but personally I love an excuse to buy Mr S a cute card, prepare him some heart shaped toast and head out for a romantic dinner. After seeing… Read more »

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What I did on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

Christmas is over for another year but I love recording what I got up to over the festive period on this blog. That’s the thing I love most about blogging, I’ll be able to look back at those wonderful days that we had as a family and have the memories recorded forever! I hope my… Read more »

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The Veuve Clicquot Winter Terrace at The St Pancras Renaissance Hotel

Underneath the neo-Gothic arches of the St Pancras Renaissance Hotel by St Pancras Station, lies a magical winter garden…. Fitted out in the brand’s distinctive yellow tones, is the Veuve Clicquot Winter Terrace.` Framed by two glittering Christmas trees… And with a 50’s style retro Airstream serving as a bar.   You certainly won’t go cold with heaters… Read more »

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10 Places to Go in Victoria this Christmas

There are so many exciting things happening in Victoria with new restaurants in the Nova building, new shops and an exciting program of events. Christmas is the perfect time to explore the area and here are just a few ideas for things to do and places to eat. 1. Timmy Green  Timmy Green is my… Read more »