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A Festive Night at The Dorchester and Christmas Wreathing-Making

Three and half years ago I headed to The Dorchester a single girl, the next day I left the luxury London hotel a married woman. The Dorchester will always be my favourite hotel for that very reason – it’s where I got ready for my big day, where we had our wedding reception and where… Read more »

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A little slice of Italian glamour in Knightsbridge: Harry’s Dolce Vita

Italy is easily my favourite European country and Mr S and I try and visit a least once a year. I can’t get enough of delicious Italian food which is why I’m so excited that there’s now a little slice of Italy in Knightsbridge. Harry’s Dolce Vita is the latest opening for Caprice Restaurants, a… Read more »

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Winter at Dalloway Terrace

Winter has truly come to London and the coldest season has me unpacking my snuggly jumpers, a thicker coat, gloves and scarves; but best of all it marks a return of my favourite winter terrace. The Dalloway Terrace at The Bloomsbury is all dressed up in her winter finery and looking gorgeous! Frosty pine cones… 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 »

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The Bright Young Things Afternoon Tea at Four Seasons Hotel London at Ten Trinity Square

Back in the 1920’s in the midst of post-war euphoria a sub culture emerged. The Bright Young Things, a nickname for the bohemian aristocrats and socialites of the day, who threw wild parties and went on incredible treasure hunts through London. They started the modern day cult of celebrity and included artists and writers such… Read more »

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The Tree of Glass at Aqua Shard

I’m a huge lover of Christmas and I’m always excited to see how my favourite London venues prepare for the festive season. As a brand, aqua restaurant group are always at the cutting edge with new and innovative offers per season incorporating beautiful new dishes and design elements.  The Shard quickly became one of London’s most… Read more »

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A Blogger A – Z of Christmas and Festive Things to Do in London, 2017 Edition

London never looks so Instagramable than at Christmas and with that in mind I thought I’d put together an A to Z of things to do that are both fun and photogenic! A is for Afternoon Tea – You can’t beat a festive afternoon tea at a luxury hotel or restaurant and there’s already lots… Read more »

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Shop Small in Victoria

Sponsored post in association with American Express® Victoria has been my home in London since I left university and I don’t need to tell regular readers how much I love living here. Through the years I’ve been witness to so many changes in the local area which has led to so much more choice for… Read more »

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The Go Zen Bento Boxes at Aqua Kyoto

One thing I really appreciated during my trip to Japan last year was the absolutely meticulous presentation of food. Every dish, every piece of crockery and every garnish had a place and each had a special meaning. In Japan the Go Zen meal is a popular meal for special occasions and has inspired Executive Chef… Read more »

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Monthly Round Up: November, The Birthday Month and win a Christmas hamper from Fortnum and Mason and £100 voucher from Amazon!

I can’t believe it’s less than a month to go until Christmas! Scroll to the end for a competition to win a £250 Christmas hamper from Fortnum and Mason and £100 voucher from Amazon! Life Lately: It was amazing how many people agreed that birthdays shouldn’t be just one day, but they should last a week… Read more »