ROSÉ ALL SPRING, ALL SUMMER, ALL DAY…

As if there can be anything else for the season. When it comes to Rosé, one brand is my absolute favourite: AIX Rose; a splendid bottle. The best thing about Rosé is that it goes with everything; meat, fish, veggies… it goes down a treat. And in a cocktail, Rosé is a beauty toss in…

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FENTY BEAUTY FAT WATER: ONE AND DONE

It’s spring. We are on the cusp of that sweet spot when the seasons begin a smooth transition but before that we are caught in the wrath of mother nature’s confusion; she has no idea if she wants to be spring or summer which is the only reason we can explain snow in April. In…

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GOOD FRIDAY | FILTHY RICH

Sparkling apple juice is best served with aged Scottish whisky. I discovered the joys of this recently, and because its rosé season, top it off with a little bit of it and you have yourself one fine cocktail. Rosé, is a lifestyle drink that conjures feelings of flirtatiousness, spring, summer and laughter. It’s hard to…

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LISBON | MONK RECIPES & THE SEASIDE

Making a pilgrimage to the monks in Belem and heading to the seaside for some art and a wander. These two towns in Lisbon are reason enough to head out of the city for some downtime even if they are tourist magnets in their own right. BELEM: BIG SWINGS Belem is a small town with…

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A FIDDLE-LEAF FIG WILL HUMBLE YOU

I don’t like plants… I DO NOT LIKE PLANTS AT ALL. They are so alive and needy… it is almost like having a pet you keep forgetting you have until you remember and the nerves hit. Over the past couple of years I have amassed and killed a few plants because with plants, you just…

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VOGUE APRIL ISSUE- BLACK JOY

British Vogue. What an elevation. I always wonder if the new found admiration and… satisfaction? I have in this magazine since the appointment of Edward Enninful will dissipate with the next issue but so far, its all good. Before the arrival of Enninful, British Vogue was stuck in some kind of Sloanite rot that hardly…

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HOME | THE DISHWASHER

If there is one thing the pandemic has taught, me its that the dishwasher is one of the most, if not the most pointless home appliances to be created and installed in a home. I understand that for industrial kitchens and what not and maybe a large family but on the real, it is more…

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GOOD FRIDAY | DAIQUIRI

On a Sunday I know but there is a correlation here because it feels like the world is quite literally on the precipice of madness with the impending interview tonight I have never known such knife edge tension outside of Brexit. Never. This one is also for my American people because they’ll need something smooth…

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