Lunch at Soupe du Jour, City of London

When I was invited along to taste the wares of Soupe du Jour, I was intrigued but not necessarily excited. I mean, soup is soup, right? To me it just brings connotations of grabbing a quick lunch from Sainsbury’s when it’s…

What I Wore to London Fashion Week

There’s something about Fashion Week that is utterly fascinating. Seeing the street style, the trends on the catwalks and the glamorous front row occupants, I’m hooked on reading the round-ups and  pinning my favourite looks to get inspiration for the…

Nine Ways to Get Fit When You Hate Exercise

It is a sad fact of life that when you hit a certain age, you cannot eat all the cake and not face the consequences. This leaves me in a bit of a predicament. As you can probably tell from…

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Tatty Devine T-Rex Necklace

Introducing my new pet: Bolan, the T-Rex. Oh I do adore a statement necklace! My collection of them is really starting to get out of control, covering everything from skulls, crescent moons, chains and beetles, there’s always something to make…

What I Ate in Prague

If you’re looking for a culinary taste bud explosion, then Prague maybe isn’t the place to go. We certainly didn’t eat badly on our trip, but the local cuisines are pretty limited in their offering, consisting predominantly of cuts of…

A Weekend in Prague

Prague is one of those cities, like Paris, where Brits go for a ‘long weekend’. Unlike Paris, however, there aren’t many people who can tell you what there is to see there. It’s known for being picturesque, and I knew…

The Sherlock Holmes Walking Tour

It’s no great secret that I am a pretty big Sherlock fan, but even though it’s the BBC show that holds my obsession, I am no stranger to the written originals by Arthur Conan Doyle. The books are fascinating, intelligent…

The Pink Duster Coat

I’m wearing:Pink duster coat – MissguidedBlack tshirt – Speedway*Jeans – J BrandNecklace – To:wn DesignSkater shoes – Asos It is still so cold outside, but I spotted snowdrops the other day so I’m insisting that it’s Spring. My big warm…

Dinner at Chooks Chicken, Muswell Hill

I miss living so close to beautiful Muswell Hill. It’s such a picturesque and quaint place to wander around on a sunny Saturday afternoon. The demographic is reflected in the shops:  Whistles, Waitrose, Le Crueset; but there is a wider variety…