School’s out for summer! While we’re still a little envious we no longer get weeks upon weeks of free holiday handed to us on a plate, we’ll gladly channel our inner child running around London doing all of the touristy things with the kiddies – well, as much as our limited...
We’ve come a long way since the simple glazed or jam-filled doughnuts. These days, doughnuts have gone all creative on us, they’ve got bigger, bolder, more outrageous and far more decadent. In celebration of National Doughnut Week (which starts tomorrow) we’ve rounded up some of the capital’s best doughnuts. Get ready to feel hungry:
If there’s one good thing about the winter months, it’s the warmth of a good roast dinner. There’s no better way of bracing yourself against the cold and the rain. And while no roast will ever be as good as your Mum’s, there are some top quality options in London these days – here are London’s 11 top roast dinners…
Being in London has both its perks and sadly, sometimes downfalls. The perks come with the fact that there are never-ending opportunities and places to explore scattered across all parts of the city. The downside? These places can be crammed full with tourist after tourist which is why we’ve...
If you’ve been reading The Handbook over the last few weeks, you’ll know how floral mad we’ve gone – from floral rooftops to wisteria hysteria, we’ve covered it all. We aren’t the only ones who have gone mad over this floral frenzy either, it’s splattered left, right and centre across social media, especially on the ‘gram. And trust us, from what we can see, it’s only just the beginning. Later this month, Chelsea in Bloom, returns to Chelsea’s most iconic streets with stunning floral displays, extending the Chelsea Flower Show to the the local neighbourhood for free. Produced by Cadogan, in […]
Jolting up each morning as your alarm blares out the haunting sound screeching out of your iPhone is something which happens to the majority of us. I’m sure plenty of you have the luxury of working close to your home so you haven’t got to endure a long ol’ commute each day, twice over – for me, and many others I must add, my morning starts at 6am with my alarm and my commute ends at 8pm each night. These incredibly long days often leaves me wondering whether I need to give up my dream of living in my favourite city. […]
Big kids rejoice – we can confirm the rumours are true! Kew is opening up an immense interactive children’s garden allowing you to run, jump, scream and shout, whether you are five or 55. Spanning over the size of 40 tennis courts, children are encouraged to explore the wonderful ways of the natural elements and discover everything it takes for a plant to grow. Opening May 18th, the space is designed specially to teach ages two to 12-year-olds the importance of nature, with four areas dedicated to the natural elements; earth, air, sun and water. Hidden treasures and adventures await amongst the […]
Ready, set, GOLF. Sometimes, after work we all feel a little crazy, so why not transfer that energy onto the golf green. Crazy golf is becoming ever more popular and, as is the norm in our fabulous city, we are taking the golfing bull by the horns and coming up with some absolutely outlandish courses, to pitch and putt on. From Swingers’ 1920’s golf-course re-creation to dinosaur themed golfing sessions at Mr Mulligan’s, nothing is unheard of in this 8-hole round-up. So, get golfin’, get cheating on the score-card and get crazy… it’s par-tee time…(come on, would it be a guide […]
We can’t deny that it was rather a shock to see how many animal spotting areas London has, what with it being a concrete jungle and capital city and all that jazz. Yet, it turns out that London has a herd of sheep stroking, pig patting and cow cuddling spots that look blooming wonderful. And, if you’re sat there thinking “you have cat to be kitten me right now,” well we’re not – we’re telling the truth! So, MOO-ve your bums off your seats and get yourselves down to animal farms and zoo’s galore.
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