| Everyday Luxury Travel UK

Celebrity-spotting at Beaverbrook, A Luxury Hotel in the Surrey Hills

I stood holding Oscar in the beautiful lobby of the distinguished Beaverbrook Hotel in the Surrey Hills waiting for Mr S to park the car… when suddenly BLEURGH…. Oscar was sick all over himself, me, the floor, my handbag everywhere… and the poor little thing was shaking with stress. I know my blog posts don’t… Read more »

| Everyday London Life

My Home Refurbishment Before Photos

Over a year in lockdown and not being able travel has led me to having a new passion … interiors and home renovations! I don’t think I’m alone in this, ‘interiors Instagram’ has opened up a whole new world to me and I’m obsessed. Actually this interest started long before lockdown…let’s start from the beginning…. Read more »

| Everyday Luxury Travel UK

A Bucket List Trip to Coworth Park with the Kids

Travel is back! It may be just domestic travel but that’s ok by me! With the knowledge that there would be a boom in popularity of UK staycations, we decided to get a few things in the family diary before everything got booked up. The first was a revisit to Coworth Park near Ascot, a… Read more »

| Everyday Restaurants

Dinner at The Dorchester Rooftop

I had thought I wouldn’t like this mandatory outdoor dining lark… but actually I become quite a fan of dining on terraces and rooftops. Al fresco dining in cold and often rainy London actually felt like a bit of a holiday abroad even if sometimes I was huddling under a blanket or covered terrace with… Read more »

| Everyday Motherhood

Our Positive Parenting Routine as We Head out of Lockdown – Oscar aged 21 Months

My little O was only 8 months old when we went into lockdown in March 2020, meaning he’s led more of his in lockdown than out… the ‘new normal’ is his normal. Face masks, hand sanitiser and social distancing are what he knows and he’s seen so little of family and friends or life as… Read more »

| Everyday Luxury Travel UK

My Upcoming Staycations

2021 will be the year of the staycation! With travel bans still on the cards, this is the year to enjoy exploring our own beautiful country. I love a UK staycation and I’m really looking forward to revisiting two of my absolute favourite hotels plus checking out a few that are new to me! Here… Read more »

| Everyday Motherhood

My C-Section Recovery (Nearly Two Years On)

Despite SilverSpoon London being a luxury travel blog, my most read posts are about my birth experiences with Oscar. In particular my story of what it’s like to have a c-section at the Lindo Wing is the blog post that I’ve received the most messages and emails about. I’m so happy to be able to… Read more »

| Everyday Restaurants

Outdoor Dining at Parrillan

That moment when you open a menu. The first drink that’s poured for you at the table. Fresh baked bread made in the kitchen that day. Not having to do the washing up afterwards… The many things that we’ve missed about going to restaurants. I could go on and on especially as one of the… Read more »

| Everyday Luxury Travel UK

Best Hotels in the UK Featuring Self-Contained Accommodation (Cabins, Cottages, Treehouses etc)

With the government announcing the road map to the easing of lockdown restrictions, you may be thinking of booking a holiday. Some UK hotels are reopening on the 12th of April for outdoor dining and while many hotels will have to keep their rooms closed some will allow their self-contained accommodation to be booked out… Read more »

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Five Reasons Why I’m Excited For Spring

A month has passed since I last published a post…the longest time since I put hands to keyboard to write on my blog. I don’t think I’d ever gone more than two weeks before. And why? It’s not because I’ve fallen out of love with writing. It’s the total lack of motivation to write. Of… Read more »