Sorry for the silence on here but I've taken a little break. May was not my easiest month, I was unwell, had to have an operation, and then lots of bad news arrived all at once. I'm a firm believer in knowing when your body and mind need a rest, realising you have to start … Continue reading Dimmet in Devon – The perfect seaside staycation
As much as I love to travel the world, one of my favourite places to explore is London. The best thing about living here is that there is always something to do and so many new experiences to discover. In the past, I have taken London for granted. Instead of getting out and about on … Continue reading Up at The O2 in London with TripAdvisor Attractions
Looking for a sunny retreat steeped in ancient history? A trip to Paphos is in order. I love a cultural city-break on a budget and Cyprus is dotted with ruins, churches and archaeological sites, as well as huge sandy beaches and clear blue seas. We nabbed the flights for just £100 return with Ryanair and … Continue reading Travel Guide: Paphos, Cyprus – where to visit on your trip
I love trying different food from all over the world. And, one of the biggest perks of living in London is that you can eat any kind of food from almost every corner of the globe. One cuisine I had never sampled was Lebanese, so I was intrigued to try the food at Abd El … Continue reading Abd El Wahab Review: Lebanese Restaurant in Belgravia, London
Ringo Starr, Nick Clegg, Jilly Cooper and Wiley were all listed in the 2018 New Year's Honours list. All big names, with varied careers, who were awarded knighthoods, a CBE and an MBE this spring. But, a much more important person on that list (well, to me at least!) was my dad, who was awarded an … Continue reading My day at Buckingham Palace – What to wear to an Investiture?
Sorry, I’ve been a little bit quiet on here, sometimes life takes over and last weekend was a very special one! I stayed at The Goring Hotel with my family, the night before my dad’s Investiture. He's just been awarded an OBE for services to education, and I'm a very proud daughter! Anyway, to mark the occasion, … Continue reading The Goring Hotel, Belgravia, London – A Review
Readers, I've met someone. He's dark, handsome, fun, affectionate, likes going for long walks and loves snuggling with me on the sofa. Who is this mystery man you ask? Well, his name is Reuben and he's an eight-month-old miniature dachshund. 'Puppy' was the word scrawled across the top of my Christmas list every December since … Continue reading BorrowMyDoggy Review – How I became a puppy pal