Posts in the Events category

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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 »

| London Life Events

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 »

| Everyday Luxury Travel UK Events

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 »

| Everyday Events Personal

The Birthday Party

As much as I enjoy writing restaurant reviews and travel recommendations, my favourite part of blogging is being able to keep a personal diary. The chance to look back and remember fun times shared with friends, family and loved ones. The pictures maybe less than perfect, poses not quite ‘grammable and not every hair in… Read more »

| Everyday London Life Events

There’s a New Maître Choux and How to Make London’s Most Famous Eclairs

Ever wondered what goes into London’s most famous eclairs? Maître Choux not only produces London’s most famous and most beautiful choux pastry, they are also the world’s first choux pastry specialist…and thanks to frequent appearances on Instagram they, have amassed a cult following. But ever wondered if these pastries taste as good as they look?… Read more »

| London Life Luxury Travel Europe UK Events

A Day At The Glorious Goodwood Revival

As much as I love the age of the smart phone and social media sometimes I think they did it better before…those days of glamour and romance when not everything was shared on the internet. I love those opportunities to take a step back in time and see what it was like then…the last time… Read more »

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The Summer of Love at The Grove Hotel

1967. It was the Summer of Love and a social movement of 100,000 people converging in Haight-Ashbury in San Francisco. They were a community of artists, musicians and poets who wore hippie dress, rejected consumerism, opposed the Vietnam War and spread a message of peace and love. Fast forward 50 years… and we’re not in… Read more »

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I Spent the Night at London Zoo

Have you ever wondered what happens at night at the zoo? Once all guests go home, the keepers finish for the day and there’s really no one left but the animals…Well a very special invitation gave me the opportunity to not only visit ZSL London Zoo after hours but to actually spend the night in… Read more »

| Luxury Events

Meeting Raymond Blanc at The Chelsea Flower Show

I’ve had some fantastic opportunities to meet some of my foodie heroes through this blog, most notably my introductions to Michel Roux Jr and Wolfgang Puck last year. But last weekend I had the opportunity to meet a chef who I’ve admired for a great many years. But more on this later…. I was super… Read more »

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The Secret Garden Dinner with Champagne Laurent-Perrier at St Ermin’s Hotel

I’m always looking for new and original experiences around London and there’s something rather special going on at the Caxton Grill at the St Ermin’s Hotel. My friends and fellow bloggers, Laura, Gary and I were invited along to try the Secret Garden Dinner with Champagne Laurent-Perrier at the hotel and when a cold glass… Read more »