Patisserie Valerie @ Paddington Station

What is better than a visit with friends over a cup of tea and a sweet morsel? This afternoon, I joined classmates Jing and Natasha for just that at Patisserie Valerie (Paddington Station). This was a first visit to the chain cafe for me but both girls spoke highly of the delicious food at other locations […]

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A Very Disappointing Review of L’Eto Caffe in London

The Joyous Living: Review of L'eto Caffe in London

Fancying a girls night out, my friend Mary and I went to L’Eto Caffe on King’s Road last night. From the shop window, the pastries look delicious and very tempting.  There is also a buffet table and truffle bar at the front of the cafe and everything is available for either takeaway or dining in. […]

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Mouthwatering Burgers are a definite at The Stag Hampstead

The Joyous Living: Birthday Burgers at The Stag Hampstead

This afternoon seven of the loveliest people in London joined me for a leisurely and thoroughly enjoyable luncheon at The Stag in Hampstead for an early birthday celebration. The food and drinks delicious, the company divine, and the garden patio at The Stag a perfect alternative to the outdoor picnic the potential rain threatened. The original […]

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Art, Champagne and Pudding!

A couple weeks ago, I received an invite from Saatchi Gallery to attend an evening event showcasing Pure Evil: The Nightmare Series so I grabbed Amanda and Yana (two girls from my course at Uni) and a date was made. The day arrived and after a very “interesting” afternoon in our very first class held […]

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