• Afternoon tea at Laduree, Covent Garden

    After a night partying in Mayfair with my dear friend Charlotte (fashion photographer, rainbowed hair pixie and general good egg) there was only one way to cure our hangovers – lunch at Laduree. Upon arriving at the covent garden patisserie we were greeted with a visual feast of prettiness; marble counters adorned in macaroons of candyfloss shades and petite boxes…
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    Blackberry butter recipe!

    British hedgerows have been embellished with juicy blackberries this Autumn and foragers have braved the wind and cold to collect these seasonal gems. During my weekends back to Somerset I spent many afternoons precariously balancing on hillsides surrounded by prickly brambles determined to collect enough for a few scrummy bakes. The endless scratches and blackberry ink stained fingers were completely…
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    Mothers celebratory weekend part 3 – Afternoon tea in Kings Cross & London after dark

    Earlier in the year I took my mum to London to celebrate her birthday and mothers day and treated her to an array of surprises over the weekend. You can see what we got up to in the two previous posts. I will admit that this weekend took place quite some time ago now, but I just felt I couldn’t…
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    Mothers celebratory weekend part 1 – The British Museum & dinner at The Yacht London

    My mother has always enjoyed having her birthday close to Mothers day. For her it means double breakfast in bed, but for my sister and I it requires lots of planning and creative gift ideas. Since moving to London I have finally (albeit reluctantly) come to terms with the fact that I am now a fully fledged adult, complete with…
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