Christmas in London!

Christmas in London is always magical, and the Christmas just gone was no different. My Mum and sister joined me in London for a few days to make the most of the sparkling lights, festive shopping and stunning exhibitions. Zoe arrived in London the day before my mum and we headed to the British museum before slipping on our glittering…
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A sunny weekend in West Sussex

A month or so ago I spent a few days at my best friend Annie’s house in West Sussex. With the summer well and truly over in England, and Annie about to head off to New Zealand for the polo season I am feeling somewhat nostalgic about all the things I am going to miss.  I stayed in the pictueresque…
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The London student survival guide

This week my ‘little’ sister began her university journey. Right now she is probably merrily drinking down cheap wine, wearing a graffited t-shirt and chanting the kind of phrases that encourage carnage in student halls. She is after all, a new member of the freshers brigade and an enthusiastic one at that. Whilst her university isn’t in London (its practically…
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AUTUMN ESSENTIALS

Mothers celebratory weekend part 2 – Columbia road flower market and Lily Vanilli

Every year for my birthday since I turned 18, I’ve received flowers from my mother. I decided to reciprocate this traditional gesture of thought and affection by also treating her to some, but as I stood in my local florist pondering over the variety of ice-cream pastel peonies and vividly blinding tulips I thought it would be better to let…
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