During London Fashion Week I always seem to be snacking and there is always an abundance of things to eat but after a week of cupcakes and cocktails I’m looking forward to a proper meal that includes vegetables!


It’s great to celebrate a little bit of Manhattan in London. The Hawksmoor makes a Manhattan with Bourbon, Vermouth, Maraschino, Angostura Bitters & a dash of Absinthe. It’s quite exciting because it comes on its own little tray with cherries and orange rind and a classic bottle. (In The Maltese Falcon, Sam Spade keeps oneContinue reading


I like a girly cocktail – the kind where you don’t really notice the alcohol, so it does seem very Mad Men to try a proper martini. This was a gin martini with vermouth and instead of olives it had a cherry, so not a true man’s drink but it’s not quite a girly drinkContinue reading

St Martin’s Lane Hotel had it’s summer party last night. In London it’s important to celebrate summer as it may only last a moment. It’s been a week of summer parties and this one had delicious pink Chambord cocktails and yummy brownies. I’ve alway been fond of the Morgans Hotel Group. I stayed at theContinue reading

Love this commercial!

Gant has opened its first UK flagship store in London on Regent Street and last night they celebrated the store opening. The menswear mainline collection is on the ground floor and on first floor there is women, children and home. Gant is quite a preppy brand but it doesn’t feel quite feel American Preppy –Continue reading