Halloween Lattes at Peggy Porschen

Halloween is right around the corner, but with all the lack of pumpkins and autumn leaves around the city, it’s hardly obvious! I personally love getting into the Halloween spirit, from baking spooky treats to going to seasonal stores and locations. While trick or treating isn’t (any more) for most of us really how we want to spend our October 31st, there are luckily so many more alternatives! One of these is Halloween-themed coffee at Peggy Porschen. It’s easily one…

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Kynance Mews Kensington in Autumn

I have been waiting eight months for these red leaves to show up. It’s like watching paint dry! I’d seen the photos on Instagram too late, so had to wait until Autumn came round again to finally see them in their glory. In the meantime I’ve watched them crisp, then become green, and, at the beginning of September, slowly slowly redden. Come the middle of October, it was finally (finally!) time to visit, and I couldn’t hold my excitement any…

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Little Venice in Autumn

On our way to Soho for Lunch, [my brother] Andrew and I decided to stop at one of my all-time favourite Autumn spots- Little Venice. It’s absolutely beautiful October through to Early November, with golden leaves falling like rain to the ground, and trees whistling softly with the blowing of the wind. If you’ve ever been out with me though you’ll know I am the absolute worst person with directions. I get lost everywhere! From making my friends walk an…

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A Birthday Cake Made Of Cheese

How to plan the perfect belated birthday party? With so many choices I felt overwhelmed while deciding where to go with two of my good friends Renee and Elizabeth for my Belated 20th. I finally settled for Belmond Le Manoir Aux Quat’Saisons (more on the day in this post) but from their menu I knew they didn’t serve birthday cakes. One of the funniest things though that all three of us love is- and you might be surprised to hear…

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The Head of the River, Oxford

As promised in my Oxford travel guide article, today I’m writing a review for one of the places I recommended in Oxford for lunch- The Head of the River, a 4* Hotel and Pub. We were recommended this place by a local who spent many minutes raving about it, until we assured him we’d be sure to visit :)) As soon as we arrived, we were seated at a table by the river, overlooking a charming little bridge and water…

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