Walk Hyde Park

If there is one thing London has in abundance, bang in the middle of the city and does it so beautifully, its greenery. Parks! And of all the parks in all the land (dramatic enough?) Hyde Park is my favourite and dare I say, the most beautiful. It big and green and connects you to…

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Getting Around

By Tube: is the quickest way to get you from point to point. It’s effective, its clean and fast. I always have a new found appreciation for the tube when I have been anywhere with less than stellar transport systems. This is not to say the tube is perfect but it is very good and…

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London | Eat. Play. Stay.

I’ve lived in London, loved in London, suffered heartbreak in London and been a heartbreaker in London. I have made some of the most memorable memories in London. There is nowhere quite like it in the Western world. She’s big and loud and fun and small. She’s a ball of energy; the most intimate of…

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London Town

There is a place in the capital, in central London, that overwhelms me with a great sense of London-ness, if that’s a thing. It is the epitome of London, in my opinion, as if introducing me to a city, big and beautiful. It’s a small space, in the round as you exit Piccadilly Circus station…

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No. 1 Duke Street- Richmond

The pleasure of somewhere nice to eat is a big deal. The pleasure of finding somewhere nice to eat, close to where you live or work is an even bigger deal. Its one of the reasons why I thoroughly enjoyed dining at No.1 Duke Street. A little neighbourhood spot in Richmond. Its almost like going…

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Afternoon Tea @ Fortnum & Mason

Of all the English traditions, afternoon tea is one of my favourites; I don’t drink tea, don’t like tea, don’t think I ever will, but there is something resplendent about afternoon tea that I find refreshing. Its the coming together, friends, family, chatting over a brew, perfectly cut, crust free rectangle sandwiches, scones, oh the…

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Brunch with a view- Duck & Waffle

Some days brunch will be a warm brioche and coffee in bed, other days pancakes on a rainy sunday morning making a mess in the kitchen. On rare days, when the sun is shining, the peak of summer and you have pretty dresses still unworn, brunch should be in the up in the air with…

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