About Me

Hey I’m Soleil! I’m living between London and Switzerland, but currently studying in London while I complete my degree at UCL (randomly, this happens to be Politics!). I don’t have a "I quit my job and started this blog story" but I can give you the names of a hundred cheeses and talk for hours about Shakespeare’s Hamlet. Luckily, I don’t do that here on Poetry in Colour (trust me that’s a good thing). Instead, I love using this space…

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ROYAL ACADEMY SUMMER EXHIBITION

THE BEST KINDS OF AFTERNOON are those started with a treat 😉 So we made Pierre Marcolini our first stop for the afternoon before heading over to Mayfair. Aren’t these eclairs gorgeous? Which would you choose? 🙂 Anyway, enough of us obsessing over sweets! We know you came over here to read about the Royal Academy’s summer exhibition, so we’ll move onto that now 😉 After a pretty walk through Mayfair to get to the exhibition we finally stepped through…

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HITCHIN LAVENDER FIELDS

What is your favourite herb? We both adore lavender- in cakes, tea, and even left on the dining table (we don’t eat it straight though haha but love how they sweeten the air of any room!) We never knew there was even such a thing as a lavender field in England though! What a lovely surprise to discover we didn’t need to travel to France to go lavender picking. Hitchin Lavender Fields, which is located in Ickleford (near Luton) was…

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MUST-BUY THINGS FOR JULY 2017

I’m so excited to share with you all July’s must buy items because this month’s picks are just adorable! I thought I would go with a more rosy theme this month, inspired by all the lovely flowers popping up everywhere. It’s just the perfect epitome of summer. CHOUX PASTRY FLORAL BOX This comes from my favourite place for Choux pastries in Kensington- the one and only Maitre Choux! As if the Choux pastries inside aren’t gorgeous enough (you get four…

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KENSINGTON’S SECRET MEWS

YOU WOULDN’T KNOW that behind busy Cromwell Road in Kensington lie hidden mews that are of quite a different world. The seasons have frozen here- these mews are as colourful as spring, but as beautifully silent as wintertime. After a delicious picnic in Hyde Park, we decided to explore the nearby area, and spent hours wading through the different little alleyways and mews scattered around Kensington. These mews are seriously gorgeous- you are going to want to take a lot…

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