| 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 »

| Everyday

Where To Get Michelin-Starred Take Aways During the Covid 19 Crisis

If you’re anything like me, you’ll be missing your fix of international cuisine during the current crisis… and sometimes Waitrose microwave dim sum just doesn’t cut it. Well I’ve got a tip for you, Mr S and I have started treating ourselves to the odd Michelin-star takeaway from our favourite restaurants. A really handy app… Read more »

| Everyday London Life

Why I’m Happy to Be a Mummy Blogger

I started my blog six and a half years ago and just a few months before my wedding, and it was always my intention to focus on travel, food and London life. But what about when we had a baby? Would it be all change? In my mind being a mummy blogger meant reviewing the… Read more »

| Everyday London Life

Oscar: From Four Months to Nine Months

I had intended to write regular updates on how Oscar was getting on but somehow time slipped away and I only wrote one! You can read about his development during the fourth trimester here and I thought I’d pick up on that post to record the moments that we’ve had since then. Meeting Milestones  Oscar… Read more »

| Everyday London Life

Oscar’s Nursery

I’ve been meaning to do a little tour of Oscar’s Nursery and now we’ve been put on indefinite quarantine it feels like the perfect time to finally show you. Mr S and I started designing this room as soon as we found out we were having a baby (it was the first time I ever… Read more »