LOVE: Walking through the wilds of Hampstead Heath

Sometimes the simplicity of the wild and beautiful Hampstead Heath is all I need to get me through my mornings. A bracing walk on the Heath, followed by a power jog up to… Continue reading

DRINK: Southampton Arms, Gospel Oak, NW5

Beers, ales, ciders and personality aplenty! Saturday evening, with the rain still lashing against the windows, we headed out to try out a local place that was new to us, but otherwise a well-known local… Continue reading

EAT: Lazy Sunday snacks…

It’s been raining AGAIN here. So we’ve hunkered down for a day in the house, cooking, cleaning and chilling. I took the opportunity to use up the plethora of onions, cheese and sundried… Continue reading

LOVE: Favourite NW places to escape the rain…

I honestly feel right now, as much as I love London, that it’s time to move. I love the winter, I love cold weather, I thrive when it’s cosy inside and pouring with… Continue reading

DRINK: Freemasons Arms, Hampstead Heath, NW3

DRINK: Another great watering hole we stumbled upon on our travels… …last weekend we spent most of Saturday wandering around Hampstead Heath, enjoying a few beers at The Flask in Highgate, and then… Continue reading

EAT: La Cocotte, South End Green, NW3

Oh wow, the cutest little French restaurant ever? After the launch of the new look White Horse, we were happily tipsy on Tempranillo, and headed over the road (literally) for last orders at La… Continue reading

DRINK: White Horse, South End Green, NW3

There’s been a good level of PR surrounding this new opening, and much made of its new interior and food menu. This pub has had – personally – somewhat of a chequered past.… Continue reading

LOVE: London Zoo, Regent’s Park, NW1

Too, too cute. I just had to share these. Little baby moose twins born at London Zoo last week, welcome to the world Toffee and Caramel!!

EAT: Marylebone Summer Street Fayre, W1

It was the Marylebone Summer Fayre this weekend, and despite a prediction of three months rain in three days (which quite frankly, if you ask me, is definitely biblical proportions), the weekend was… Continue reading

BEYOND NW: Enjoying the beautiful colours of Provence…

After a couple of lovely days in Lyon, we headed down the Autoroute du Soleil to Provence for a friends’ wedding. We were staying near Avignon, in a beautiful farmhouse, decorated very much… Continue reading

EAT: Gilgamesh, Camden, NW1

Dinner in Pan-Asian splendour, followed by a drink at Amy’s local. About four years ago I went for Chinese New Year and my boyfriend’s birthday at Gilgamesh in Camden. It was seven shades… Continue reading

BEYOND NW: A fabulous foodie weekend in Lyon…

Foodies and wanderlust types following my blog will appreciate this little foray to the culinary continent. We were essentially there for a friend’s wedding, but we decided to make a weekend of it. So, first thing on… Continue reading