Christmas festivities – Presents, Homemade Crackers, Nibble Platters and all the trimmings!

Christmas 2014 has been a truly joyous one and I hope you all had a fabulous time as well! For me the festivities started just before December and it is only in the last few days I have had some moments to myself – and not nursing a hangover – to reflect, photograph and write about my Christmas. Christmas was particularly…
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Give the Gift of Smythson: My Dream Christmas Wishlist

If you’re one of my regular readers, you may have noticed I have a little obsession. A luxurious, indulgent and completely justifiable obsession, I’ll have you know. Smythson is my favourite luxury leather label, and I often find myself (sometimes subconsciously) browsing Smythson.com or even the Bond Street store dreaming of darling pocket notebooks, or a timeless handbag that would…
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Travelling Memoirs with Smythson

Everyone knows the best things come in blue boxes, but my favourite shade of blue is that of Smythson. The exquisite luxury goods label has been mentioned more than a few times on my blog, and I’ve been lusting after one of their iconic notebooks for quite some time now! So when the postman stood at my door, holding a…
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A trip to see the Moscow City Ballet perform Swan Lake at …

Recently the ladies in my family were treated to the most unforgettable day by my Grandma. My mum, Auntie Jane, sister Zoe, Grandma and myself headed to the beautiful city of Bath to watch the Moscow City Ballet perform Swan Lake at the Theatre Royal. I’ve always dreamt of seeing Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake. Everything from the haunting violins and songbird notes of the…
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