Banana, Blueberry & Pumpkin Seed Loaf

If you’d have asked me 5 years ago what my favourite sweet treats were I’d have said brownies, Victoria sponge cake and flapjacks… Now, don’t get me wrong these classic bakes are still some of the hardest for me to resist but banana bread and carrot cake now rival it out to be my top […]

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Hutong at The Shard

Whilst last Saturday was filled with excitement from the Royal Wedding, G and I were celebrating another very special occasion – G’s dad’s 60th birthday! It was the most beautiful day in London with clear blue skies and the sun shining from early morning until sunset. We jam packed the weekend full of activities, food, […]

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Balance Festival 2018

Balance Festival is the destination for individuals embracing a healthy lifestyle. The annual event spans a whole weekend where you can get involved with unique fitness classes, live cooking demonstrations, meditation and yoga, in addition to learning about new food, active wear and start-up brands. This year the weekend ran from 11th – 13th May […]

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Secret Escape to Donnington Valley Spa

When I knew that I had a long weekend free for the May Bank Holiday I was rattling my brain to think of how to spend it. In London, the options are endless whether you want to go out for bottomless brunch, recline on sun loungers in one of the many beautiful parks, have a […]

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Afternoon Tea at May Fair Kitchen

I love surprises, but if there’s one thing I love more it is surprisING. So, without being too extra, I do occasionally like to plan nice things that G (or others) don’t know about. Before I go any further I must add that I’m not actually sure whether it is a good or bad thing […]

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Val in Motion…

In March I was lucky enough to jet off to Val d’Isère in France for a week of blue skies, snow and skiing with my family. To read more about what I got up to, click here for my full blog post – there’s everything from my favourite runs, my top resort restaurants and, well…everything […]

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Sunrise Yoga at the Sky Gardens

Does anyone else get that mid-week slump, where you wake up and realise that last weekend seems like a distance memory and the weekend approaching feels too far away to be excited? Well, I do! My job at the moment requires me to work every other weekend and that means on the Wednesday pre my […]

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Slow Roasted Greek Leg of Lamb

When I was down to host a dinner party for my siblings and their partners I knew I had to make something that ticked a lot of boxes. It had to be on the healthy side because we had just got back from our skiing holiday where far too much cheese, wine and chocolate was […]

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An Afternoon at Broadway Market

This weekend arrived out of nowhere and G and I, for once, had nothing planned. We thought we would wait to see what the weather would be like before we committed to doing something inside or out. Well, the weather was on our side and despite a lack of sunshine it was one of the […]

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A Week Escape to Val

There is nothing quite like azure skies, miles of snow and crisp mountain air. That’s why, every year I free up my calendar for my family’s annual ski holiday to The Alps. When you are living in the bubble of London life, where you squeeze onto a densely packed tube every morning, run alongside roads […]

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