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Prestat Celebrate the Royal Wedding

Prestat Celebrate the Royal Wedding

The countdown to the Royal Wedding is now officially underway and Prestat – Chocolatiers to Her Majesty the Queen – are flying the flag with the launch of their new Union Jack Box. A bespoke selection of five truffles are presented in a fabulously contemporary and unashamedly patriotic box.   To celebrate the […]

by × March 23, 2011 × 0 comments

Arts & Culture

Birdman by Dick Fowler

Beast at Pangolin London

Last week I attended the opening of Beast at Pangolin London. A wonderful gallery situated in Kings Cross that is purely dedicated to exhibiting sculpture. Housed within a light and spacious development designed by Dixon & Jones called Kings Place, Pangolin London offers visitors a rotating programme of sculpture exhibitions as well as […]

by × March 20, 2011 × 0 comments

Arts & Culture

Time Out Film Club

Time Out Film Club

British cinema classic Don’t Look Now has been chosen as the film to launch the new Time Out Film Club at Cineworld Haymarket on 22 March with actor David Morrissey hosting the exclusive one-off screening. This will be Time Out Film Club’s first ever event and kicks-off a series of exclusive […]

by × March 14, 2011 × 0 comments

Arts & Culture

Pioneers of the Downtown Scene

Pioneers of the Downtown Scene

Last week I attended the press viewing of Laurie Anderson, Trisha Brown, Gordon Matta-Clark Pioneers of the Downtown Scene, New York 1970s at the Barbican Art Gallery. This is the first major presentation to examine the experimental and often daring approaches – from dancing on rooftops to cutting fragments out of abandoned buildings – […]

by × March 7, 2011 × 0 comments

Arts & Culture, Travel

Minibar For The Mind

Minibar For The Mind

Not content with offering the most brilliant classes in London (How To Be Cool, How To Make A Difference, How To Fill the God-shaped Hole etc) The School of Life in the heart of Bloomsbury, has now embraced the art of travel. Their philosophy: hotels do an excellent job of catering for the needs of the body, but what about […]

by × February 11, 2011 × 0 comments

Travel

The Cambrian Design Hotel – Adelboden, Switzerland

The Cambrian Design Hotel – Adelboden, Switzerland

The Cambrian is a breath of fresh Swiss air. Not a cow bell or gingham tablecloth in sight and what’s more, blessed with views of the most spectacular scenery in the Swiss Alps. Nestled in the traditional and very pretty mountain village of Adelboden in the Bernese Oberland area of Switzerland, The Cambrian – as you […]

by × January 22, 2011 × 0 comments

Arts & Culture

Last Chance to see Ballet Russes!

Last Chance to see Ballet Russes!

If you haven’t yet made a beeline for the ballet you must do so right away! Diaghilev and the Golden Age of the Ballets Russes – the current blockbuster at the V&A – closes this Sunday 9 January 2011. This is a glorious exhibition that explores the world of the influential artistic director Serge Diaghilev […]

by × January 7, 2011 × 0 comments

Travel

Barbados

Barbados

Barbados does old-school glamour like no other resort. Joan Collins, Simon Cowell, Michael Winner, Cilla Black, Cliff Richard, Michael Caine, Philip Green and the Aga Khan are representatives of a denomination who have all been sprinkled with Barbados’ unique blend of Bajan aqua-marine stardust. There’s the Caribbean and then there’s […]

by × January 4, 2011 × 0 comments

Food, Travel

Sicily on the Silver Screen

Sicily on the Silver Screen

If you’re desperate to escape the winter chill then Sicily should be high up on your wish list. With appealing temperatures all year round, an intriguing history, unspoilt countryside, glorious architecture and a stunning coastline, it really does take some beating. When travelling through Sicily there’s a real sense of déjà vu. […]

by × December 31, 2010 × 2 comments

Arts & Culture

Aware: Art Fashion Identity

Aware: Art Fashion Identity

The third season of contemporary art at 6 Burlington Gardens examines how contemporary artists and designers use clothing as a mechanism to communicate and reveal elements of our identity. The exhibition contains work by more than 30 practitioners including Yoko Ono, Alexander McQueen and Grayson Perry. Divided into four sections. Storytelling which […]

by × December 9, 2010 × 0 comments

Health & Beauty

TCM

TCM

Personally I cannot start the day without a hit of Korean ginseng tea boosted with a shot of eucalyptus honey for good measure, but not so long ago, it would have been a Starbucks Tall Latte ‘to go’. Thankfully due to the discovery of TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine) and other homeopathic goodies, my […]

by × November 19, 2010 × 0 comments

Food

Do it delicious!

Do it delicious!

If like me you were pretty far back in the queue when culinary skills were handed out or if a large dinner party brings you out in a cold sweat, you will be delighted to hear about Jessica Seinfeld’s (wife of Jerry) Double Delicious!:Good, Simple Food For Busy, Complicated Lives which follows her first […]

by × November 14, 2010 × 0 comments