How Does Anyone Look Good in Winter?!

No, really. How? Because I just keep wearing the same outer layers over and over, and I would have frozen if it wasn’t for these Winter staples: Coat: Warehouse (now £60 in the sale!) Hat: Portobello Road market Scarf: Topshop Gloves:…

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Explore: Portobello Road

I haven’t been to Portobello Road markets in years. I went to Notting Hill Carnival in August, but obviously that is a very different experience! I took a Friday off work recently and wandered around the stalls and shops of…

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Explore: Highgate Cemetery

Ever since I read Her Fearful Symmetry, set in and around Highgate Cemetery in north London, I’ve wanted to visit. It’s not your regular tourist destination, but is a well loved and beautiful area of the city, split into two…

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Explore: WigWamBam

In a quiet corner of Shoreditch, a stones throw from Spitalfields Market and the famous graffiti of Great Eastern Street is the well known bar the Queen of Hoxton. Unknown to those who may not frequent very often though, is…

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Explore: Callooh Callay

  I do tend to drag my birthday out for as long as I can, it seems a shame that all the fun is over in one day and there’s nothing to look forward to until Christmas! I celebrated with…

Explore: An Evening on the Southbank

Living in North London and working centrally near Soho, I don’t go south of the river that often. But whenever I make it over to the Southbank I’m always amazed at how much is going on and the masses of…

Explore: Notting Hill Carnival

This was my first visit to Notting Hill Carnival, and it was really amazing. I hate to use a cliched phrase, but the atmosphere was electric – everyone wanted to dance, sing and eat, and the whole Notting Hill area…

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Food: Hawksmoor

Ravenous carnivores, be still your rumbling stomachs! Hawksmoor is here to take care of you, to feed you to within an inch of your life, and leave you fuller than you have ever been before. Rapidly gaining recognition as the…

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Food: Riding House Cafe

  The Riding House Cafe is another place, hidden off Oxford Street that is well worth the diversion. Tucked into a little corner, decked in beautiful green and adorned with vintage decoration, this place has pushed its way into my…


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