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Save the Date: Collette Cooper

Save The Date! IN ONE MONTH’S TIME — Collette Cooper & Band (including the charming and extremely talented Kevin G. Davy on trumpet, Sam Taylor on piano, Dan Lipman on sax/flute and clarinet, Francois Moreau on double bass, and some mad harmonica playing by the good looking Leo) are set to break hearts, get your feet to […]

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Theatre: Pajama Game

Londoners – if you have not already caught Pajama Game at the Shaftsbury Theatre, you are in for a treat! It is playing a limited run through the 13th of September 2014 so grab your tickets now. There are several good sales on right now so now is the time to buy! There are three reasons why […]

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London: Charles Dickens Museum

From 1837-1839, Charles Dickens lived at 48 Doughty Street in London. The home has been converted into a museum (in 1925) and made available to visit for a marginal price (£8 – adults). There is a cafe in the back of the house (open to visitors and non-visitors alike) where you can get a good cup of tea or […]

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A Picnic in Hyde Park

On a spring day in London, one of the best chances for seeing friends and enjoying the great weather is a picnic in the park.  This past Sunday my classmate and friend, Cris, was celebrating her birthday and invited everyone to join her for a good time picnic in Hyde Park near the Serpentine.  The weather […]

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A Lazy Saturday at Hyde Park

What better way to wile away a few hours on a beautiful Saturday afternoon but by traipsing through Hyde Park with a girlfriend and enjoying the good weather, baby ducklings and delightful conversation? Look at these adorable baby ducklings we chanced upon. Aren’t they darling?  And of course my lovely friend Natasha — Do you […]

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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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Theatre: Miss Saigon Lives On!

A big shout out to the set design team of Totie Driver and Matt Kinley – wow! The set is dark, brooding, broken and perfectly compliments the show.  Bruno Poet’s lighting design is a perfect pairing highlighting all the purposeful defects of the set and the horrors of the war and Kim’s circumstances.

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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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