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Art: David Vaughan Life & Work

If you are like me and jump at an opportunity to experience and learn something new (or recently relaunched) then have I got a treat for you! © David Vaughan (link) When I found out on Instagram about a recently opened art exhibition, I took to Google and was surprised at the lack of information […]

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Camden Record Club: Collette Cooper

Last night I chanced to hear about musician Collette Cooper and the recently opened Camden Record Club and without any other plans in place, I gladly accepted an invite to visit the members only club and hear some live music (one thing I have yet to do since moving to London). Boy was I in […]

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Thank You, LA!

Well it has been a most delightful fortnight spent in Los Angeles with my loved ones. The surprises were fabulous thanks to the help of all those involved – especially KW, HW and AS. Thanks to everyone who kept the secret so well and didn’t let the cat out of the bag. And what a […]

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Thirty, Flirty and Thriving

What a gorgeous birthday! My lovely friends, KW and HW, hosted the most wonderful birthday party with an amazing Italian feast and some of the loveliest guests. Wearing my new Zara dress (that I bought during the January sales), I joined my family and friends for a delightful evening of good food, engaging conversation and […]

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Surprising the Family!

Yesterday, I hopped onto flight AA137 (care of British Airways’ codeshare partner, American Airlines) and settled into my economy window seat.  Beggars can’t be choosy and so I settled for the cheaper of flights although British Airways is still my favourite with better seats and food and friendlier and cuter flight attendants.  There was a little […]

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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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Berlin: East Side Gallery

The East Side Gallery in Berlin is an international memorial acknowledging the freedom sorely achieved after the tearing down of the Berlin Wall. In 1990, over an hundred artists painted murals on the East side of the wall which make up one of the largest and most famous outside art galleries. Many of the murals […]

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