Great British classics at 108 Brasserie, Marylebone

What is British food exactly? It doesn’t have the best reputation overseas, being mainly reminiscent of stodge and a healthy lack of imagination.
It’s also easily overlooked by some of the sexier new cuisines and all things fusion, but sometimes you need to not follow the herd and settle into some great British classics


Poke bowls at Kaia, The Ned London

For Instagrammable perfection full of eye-popping colour, there really isn’t anywhere better than the Ned. Black and white chequered floors, towering jade green verdite columns, ivory white marble, gleaming brown woods and that’s before we’ve even encountered the food.
Rainbow hued Poke bowls at Kaia are the star of the show and like everything at the Ned, just crying out for an Insta.

Cakes in the sky at Ting, Shangri-La Shard

The Shard – shiny, pointy, futuristic and dominating London’s skyline for as far as the eye can see.
Shangri-La hotels – luxury, charming and all with a wow factor of their own.
This is a tale of when Shangri-La hotel met the Shard and laid on afternoon tea (With cake!) in the sky…


Frolicking in the Lavender Fields, Surrey

At this time of year, there’s a 25-acre corner of Surrey that’s devoted to the purply blue fragrant haze of lavender. It’s the perfect season to walk through fields of scent and wash it all down with a fragrant tea afterwards.


Taking the family to Coworth Park, Ascot

Coworth Park is a luxury country estate in Ascot, the Dorchester’s country pad. We take the sprog there to spend the weekend, read on to see what we got up to!


Daytripping Surrey: Sculpture Park, Farnham

One moment you’re spending a lazy day indoors, the next you’re out exploring bits of the county you’ve not seen and those are the best days, when you discover something you’ve never known was even there.
The Sculpture Park in Farnham was a random find in a day where we didn’t have much planned and it was a pleasant surprise..
Now you can visit this fun little place too, just tweet me and you can win yourself 4 tickets to the Sculpture Park, enough to take the whole family out for the day.


A sleepover at the Mondrian hotel, London South Bank

It feels so deliciously naughty to sleep over in a luxury hotel in your home town and after a day and night of partying it up for my sister’s hen do, we choose to lay our heads down at the Mondrian hotel, Southbank.