2018 was the year of Love Island, England coming together over the World Cup and a summer heatwave like no other in recent years. A year of extremes, it was also the year of the Beast from the East. And whilst we know that come the summer Love Island will be returning, it seems like there is also potentially another come back in the pipeline. Yep, it appears that the rumours may well be true as the cold snap is looking set to return to England: it’s the Beast from the East 2.0. This is when winter is at its […]
Forget Netflix-and-chill, the latest trend is Netflix-and-rearrange-your-garage. There’s something strange going on in ‘cupboards of doom’ and ‘man drawers’ across the nation, and it’s all thanks to Marie Kondo. The Japanese writer and possibly the world’s...
Mondrian NONdrian, one of London’s best known hotels gets a makeover today and relaunches as Sea Containers London. Mondrian has been a feature in our lives for half a decade, effortlessly cool and endlessly surprising. How we’ve loved sipping quite literally the world’s best cocktails, at the world’s best bar (Dandelyan, of course), or enjoyed whiling the night away at Rumpus Room, the penthouse bar with some of London’s best views and one of the coolest vibes in town. Eating at Sea Containers Restaurant is always special treat while the spa is hands-down one of London’s best looking. Management of […]
London is of course a collection of neighbourhoods, villages and communities which have all merged together to create this great city and within these different pockets are brilliant neighbourhood restaurants. One of which is Minnow in Clapham, founded by Chris Frichot and Saba Tsegaye. Sharing the love, Chris has recommended his top 5 neighbourhood restaurants across London.
What could be more romantic than snuggling under the stars, sipping a warming cocktail in an enchanted garden while you watch Sleepless In Seattle? Well, perhaps being IN Sleepless In Seattle, but otherwise nothing. Which makes this the ideal date. The Berkeley’s rooftop cinema sessions have been running for a while now, launching waaaay back in November, and the premise is simple, take yourself high above the genteel streets of Knightsbridge and Belgravia, and into a garden cinema on the rooftop to enjoy classic films. Well now they’ve decided that the show must go on. On until at least March. […]
You’re on a Valentine’s day date with your other half. Big decisions lie ahead. Do you trust your heart, or your gut? Well if the decision is what to order in one of these restaurants, you certainly choose your gut because it’s going to be right. As for your heart? Well, who cares...
Not wearing trousers is the new wearing trousers! Or, at least, is it for one day a year when tube-riders throw away their inhibitions and lose what the Americans mistakenly call pants. Meanwhile tourists spend their day shielding their children’s eyes or taking photos. The whole thing started back in 2002 in New York with the ‘No Pants Subway Ride’ and seven intrepid stripper-offers who wanted to improvise a small prank, and in doing so initiated an annual celebration of naked silliness. This year marks the tenth anniversary of London’s de-pantalooning, but the movement has also caused quite a stir […]
Christmas is over, the ridiculous Coca Cola lorry is beeping as it reverses back up the hill, the Heathrow bears are back by the pool in Florida and Elton John’s mum’s putting the piano on eBay. And so we collectively look forward to our next chocolate binge-fest: Easter. No joke, my local Sainsbury’s already has the eggs in, some of the big ones expire before Easter even happens! And there’s one egg, in particular, that’s getting a lot of attention: Cadbury’s WHITE Creme Egg. Because you can win £10,000! Here’s the skinny, as it were: latter-day Wonkas Cadbury’s have popped 783 […]
Over the whole ‘new year, new me?’ Us too. We’re not here to overhaul ourselves in the bleakest time of the year. We’re here just to be and to embrace self-care in these winter months. Whilst we fully intend to hibernate for most of the month, we will be stepping outside to make the most of Searcys at The Gherkin’s new series of chef and wellness events ‘The Art of Being’. Taking place throughout the month Searcys have invited an all-female line-up of artists, cooks and yogis to share how they live life to the full, because after all living […]
They say you can’t improve a classic. Well, if they re-made the music video for WHAM’s ‘Last Christmas’ now, they’d be staying in one of these incredible chalets. And it’d definitely be better. George Michael would be wooing model Kathy Hill (surely a...
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