Month: July 2013

Coffee and food

A little bit of Paris right in the heart of London

As we have been over time and time again, London is freakin expensive. Its hard enough to just afford to eat and live, you can’t even imagine a little slice of luxury. But believe it or not you can feel like one of the kids from Made in Chelsea for less than £5; all you need […]

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Travel

Motivation Monday: The I want to go to Paris because edition

I wan’t to go to Paris because of this: And this: And this: And of course this: And finally this:

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Coffee and food

Afternoon tea at Beas

  I got a message from a friend and all it said was that she needed an afternoon of my time. No other information was forthcoming – for all I knew she could be planning murder rather far in advance and needed help with the body. But since she is awesome and has no history […]

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Theatre, exhibitions and festivals

Sunday morning coffee and Elton Johns piano at the Royal Albert Hall

Not every lovely experience in London has to cost the earth. The Royal Albert Hall hosts Classical Coffee Mornings for the grand old price of £11.  For that you get a coffee, a pastry and an hour of classical music played by students from the Royal College of Music. Oh, and in case I forget to […]

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Getting crafty
Things to do in London
Uncategorized

Let me tell you about eight hours of creativity

Living in a London flat does not lend itself to creativity. You can’t normally hang things on the walls, there isn’t the space for big canvases and the close neighbours mean the jewellery hammers have to stay silent. But having reached the edge of the creativity cliff, I needed an outlet. London Jewellery School; enter […]

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Coffee and food

Summer Salad Invention Test: Rocket, grape, pistachio and leek salad

I felt like getting a bit creative in the kitchen, and based on the ingredients in my pantry this is what I came up with! 1. Take a handful of grapes and cut them in half. Put them in a pan with 2tsp of balsamic vinegar and cook on a medium heat until they look […]

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