Lemon and Rosemary Sugar Scrub

When I told my best friend I’d just made this, her response (as I creepily knew it would be) was “aren’t you going to smell like a roast chicken?” Well, no, you’re not. Whilst they may be popular, and common, additions to a roasting tray, they also smell pretty darn good on you. I don’t […]

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Le Chalet at Selfridges

Sometimes all you want is a little slice of the Alps in London, right? Or perhaps the idea has never crossed your mind. Either way, you should go have a little peek inside Le Chalet. Tucked away high up above the hustle and bustle of Oxford Street is a little oasis on the roof of […]

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Purple Power Juice

I first started juicing last year after a very indulgent week when I felt like I needed a bit of a cleanse but then the unexpected happened, I got a bit hooked. I went for the highly recommended Jason Vale 3 Day Detox and its something I still do every now and again if I’m […]

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An afternoon at Tate Britain

You know how sometimes you just have a perfect day? Last Wednesday was like that. The morning was spent attacking the Jimmy Choo sale before a delicious lunch and an amble around Tate Britain all with my lovely mummy. Totally dreamy. Lunch was at the newly renovated Rex Whistler restaurant at Tate Britain, it was tropically […]

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Cochon Butcher

I’d originally wanted to try out Donald Link’s other restaurant, Cochon on Saturday night but sadly it gets packed to the rafters and I had left it a little late to get a table. As a result, before we left New Orleans on Monday we found ourselves running through the heaviest rain I’ve ever encountered […]

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Sunday in New Orleans

After a rather lazy morning and breakfast in bed we spent the afternoon wandering around the beautiful French Quarter, dipping in and out of shops and taking endless photos Being a lover of all things chilli, I couldn’t resist popping in here. There are lovely antique shops dotted around and I totally fell in love […]

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New Orleans

After about 770 miles and countless hours in the car, we finally arrived in New Orléans. Now, I could tell you that we pulled in and marvelled at the charm and energy of the city, but , well, it would be a bit of a lie. We arrived late afternoon and were greeted by swarms of […]

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The Brick Pit

Now, I don’t know about you but to me, there are few things better than really good bbq, preferably with served without ceremony and with a giant roll of kitchen paper to mop up the inevitable mess. Well my friends, if that sounds good to you and you ever happen to find yourself in southern […]

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Battle Houses and Bulls

May I recommend something? If you’re doing a road trip, you should really check if you’re going to cross any time zones. We may have neglected that little detail when planning our trip and as a result, ended up driving for an hour longer than planned. The very clever sat nav knew about the time […]

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Apalachicola

As I said in my last post, we’ve been coming to Florida my whole life and whilst it’s beautiful and the perfect place to relax, you couldn’t exactly describe it as buzzing  where we are. My brother was pretty darn relaxed after a few months here and quite keen for a change of scenery which led to […]

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