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Six Reasons to Visit Bankside, London

Lying on the south side of the river is many a tourist trap. The Southbank draws in the crowds for the London Eye, but it’s the hidden second-hand book stalls and graffiti covered skate parks that keep locals coming back.…

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How to Spend a Day in Victoria, London

There’s a whole heap of guides out there on the hidden gems of London, and I love to explore my city to find the weird and wonderful. Recently though, rather than one shop or cafe that I happened to stumble…

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Pub Grub at The Happenstance, London

When it comes to pub food there’s a gap in the market between reheated frozen lasagne and Michelin starred cuisine. You take a risk eating somewhere who, up front, deals predominantly in pints, but it paid off at The Happenstance.…

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Lumos Charity Gala at Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Sometimes, something amazing will drop into my inbox. Over and above the 15% ASOS discount for my birthday (although let’s not lie, I totally used that) and the general newsletter nonsense that I forget I’ve subscribed to, there is an…

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An Organic Sunday Roast at The Duke of Cambridge, Islington

I live up to my British heritage when I say unwaveringly that I LOVE a roast dinner. One of those spilling-over-the-plate, all-the-trimmings affairs, with a healthy mix of bad-for-you beige and wonderfully colourful veggies. The Duke of Cambridge is tucked…

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Midnight Launch at Waterstones

*SPOILER FREE* For as long as I can remember, I’ve loved to read. I’ve been fortunate to be surrounded by wonderful people who have encouraged this passion, from my parents reading to me every night as a child, to friends…

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Dinner at Pergola on the Roof

Lord knows Londoners love a rooftop in summertime. From Frank’s in Peckham to Queen of Hoxton, we all flock to a place that isn’t in the shade of a high rise in order to get the vitamin D we’ve all…

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My First Hot Yoga Class

I am a woman firmly set in her gym routine. I hate cardio, so I go to classes like Body Attack rather than slogging it out on a cross trainer where I’m likely to die of boredom. For strength, I…

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Gin Journey: Exploring London’s Best Cocktail Bars

As the weather gets warmer, I become more and more partial to a cold and crisp G&T. Yet as I’ve got older, I’m less fond of a bog standard Gordon’s and have started to discover other gins that really do…