The East End | Dark Sugars: THE BEST HOT CHOCOLATE…EVER!

That’s a big pronouncement considering I am not a huge fan of hot drinks even in the winter but this is coming from very reliable sources and purveyors of hot drinks; five years olds and some grown folks, whom I have often taken to this fine establishment and they have proclaimed it to be so.…

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Richmond Along the River & Through The Park

As I’ve often said, London has the best in-between season. Some years its only a sliver of hope and other years, its a proper season, the colours are full and rich, the air is that slant of perfection, that place we want it to stay forever. And wandering around Richmond can make this feel extra…

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Eat | The Ivy Café, Richmond

Perhaps the best thing about a restaurants is making a point of returning again, and again and trying some of the old favourites, looking forward to a particular meal and being fairly certain of a good time regardless of the company. The Ivy Café in Richmond is such a restaurant. The food is good, not…

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Stay | The Bingham Hotel, Richmond

Richmond is one of the loveliest neighbourhoods in London, or on the outskirts of it if we are being technically and geographically specific, it is in the borough of Richmond Upon Thames on either side of the famous river, and twenty minutes from central London. And it is home to the ever enchanting Bingham hotel.…

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