• La La Land film

    London Film Festival 2016: La La Land

    If there’s one film you’ll fall in love with this year, it’s sure to be La La Land.  Oh, and it’s a musical set in Los Angeles…still reading? Whiplash director Damien Chazelle’s…

  • American Honey Sasha Lane

    London Film Festival 2016: American Honey

    Teen ‘coming of age’ films don’t come much cooler and sexier than American Honey.  In fact, I don’t think I was the only one who left the screening searching for the soundtrack to delve…

  • The Handmaiden London Film Festival

    London Film Festival 2016: The Handmaiden

    Renowned Korean director Park Chan-wook’s erotic thriller The Handmaiden is a stylish film that grabs you right from the start and keeps you captivated throughout. Set in 1930s Korea under Japanese rule, conman Count…

  • Dominique Ansel Bakery London
    Cafes, London

    Dominique Ansel Bakery London

    The world-famous New York Cronut® finally arrived in London this week with the opening of Dominique Ansel Bakery in Belgravia.  I couldn’t resist popping along on its launch day and as expected, the mania…

  • Sofitel Paris Arc de Triomphe
    Hotels, Paris

    Sofitel Paris Arc de Triomphe

    Sofitel Paris Arc de Triomphe was top of my list for my recent trip to Paris with my mum.  We both fell in love with the Sofitel brand following our stay at…

  • Hotel Square Louvois Paris Deluxe Room
    Hotels, Paris

    Hotel Square Louvois, Paris

    It’s a rare joy to discover a hotel that makes you feel truly at home with the comforts that you miss when travelling.  Hotel Square Louvois in the centre of Paris has only…

  • Roger & Gallet Aura Mirabilis

    Roger&Gallet Aura Mirabilis Skincare

    French heritage beauty brand Roger&Gallet has had quite a revamp since I saw it last.  I thought I knew all about this classic 150 year-old brand (best known for its fragranced soaps),…

  • Fondation Louis Vuitton Paris
    Art, Paris, Restaurants

    Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris

    Top of the list for my recent Paris trip was visiting the Fondation Louis Vuitton.  Not only is it one of the city’s most striking new buildings, but it boasts some fabulous views…

  • Bobbi Brown Instant Pretty Palette

    Bobbi Brown Instant Pretty Palette

    When travelling, every bit of space is vital and streamlining the makeup bag is a must.  Palettes are perfect for this, with a little bit of everything you need in one place,…

  • Jo Malone London just because gift
    Beauty, Shopping

    Jo Malone London Just Because Gifting

    What is it about Jo Malone London that makes my heart beat faster?  Maybe it’s a combination of divine fragrances, the iconic cream and black packaging and welcoming stores that just make you want to move in.…

  • Chinese Food Festival London
    Events, London

    Chinese Food Festival 2016, London

    Yesterday, I headed to Potters Fields Park by Tower Bridge for the Chinese Food Festival.  The sun was shining, the Southbank was buzzing and it was great chance to relive memories of…