| 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 »

| Everyday

Win A Luxury Leather Handbag from Tusting

Hi everyone! In these uncertain times, I have a little something to put a smile on your face! I’ve teamed up with luxury leather company, Tusting to giveaway a stylish handbag to one of my readers! Tusting have been leather specialist for generations and crafting bags and accessories is what they do best, with every… Read more »

| Everyday London Life

10 Tips for Positively Parenting a Baby During Lockdown

With the recent announcement that we won’t be leaving lockdown anytime soon, I thought I’d share with you my coping strategies for getting through lockdown with a baby. As much we adore our little ones, I’m sure many other mums will attest to the fact that the days can be long…and now without the possibility… Read more »