19
Apr
2017
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April 2017 finds

How the heck is it April already? So far, this year seems to have flown by, but before I go full throttle into my Prague blog posts, I thought I’d take a brief pause to highlight a few of my recent favourite finds: 1. The Good Fight – Fans of The Good Wife rejoice, there is a spin-off series and it is awesome. Centre stage is the ever-inspiring Diane Lockhart (has anyone else noticed how on-point her accessorising is?) and a whole new host of characters brimming with potential. I implore you to go and watch it. Now. 2. Almond...
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3
Apr
2017
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Falling in love with LOVEThESIGN

One of the things that sealed the deal for me when we moved house was the prospect of outdoor space. As I’ve got older, I want to be outside more, and I don’t want to encounter four flights of a spiral staircase in order to do so. Now, I can open my door and step straight into the garden. In my world, you can’t put a price on that. Just as my thoughts were turning to garden furniture, LOVEThESIGN got in touch. If LOVEThESIGN isn’t on your radar, it should be. This beautiful online boutique is based in Milan, and...
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19
Mar
2017
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Bloom gin + a very Mother’s Day cocktail

In my last post I talked about one of my recent finds: 31Dover.com, an online drinks vendor that stocks everything from wine and Champagne, to gin, beer and barware. Their range – and knowledge – of liquor is seriously impressive. Last week, the fabulous people behind this website sent me a bottle of Bloom London Dry Gin. As you know, I’m a fan of gin; my go to Friday night drink is a Martini, enjoyed either in the bath or in front of the fire. So you can imagine how excited I was to mix up my usual juniper variety...
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14
Mar
2017
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Monthly finds: March 2017

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Isn’t it just lovely to see the sun in the morning? After what feels like an eternity of getting up in the dark, finally it’s the light streaming through the window that’s waking me up rather than my alarm. I have March to thank for that. The joy of this month extends beyond the light and the daffodils and the fact that spring is in the air. It’s also been brightened up by this month’s finds, all of which are worth checking out. Now. 1. 31Dover.com is a fantastic website loaded with Champagne, spirits and frankly, all things booze. When...
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5
Mar
2017
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Brunch at Dishoom

Brunch. One glorious word, countless positive connotations. This toss up of breakfast-cum-lunch is one of my favourite meals, and a way of life at the weekend. As much as I love brunch, it can be a bit samey. Eggs Benedict and full English breakfasts are standard fodder on any brunch menu, which can get a little repetitive. But there is one eaterie that’s mixing up brunch as we know it: Dishoom. There has been one heck of a buzz around Dishoom since it opened in Edinburgh late last year. In the evening, it can take hours to get a table...
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7
Feb
2017
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The five podcasts you should be listening to now

Since acquiring a 40-minute walk to work, the criteria for my auditory requirements have deviated from a musical playlist, to a different kind of lyrical entertainment; the podcast. If it’s world you’ve yet to dabble in, let me tell you, it’s plentiful. As with most things, the quality varies, but find a good one and it’s comparable to a good book, and great TV show or that box of chocolates that you feel the need to devour in one sitting. Despite being a relative newbie to the podcast scene, I’ve managed to make my way through quite a few series....
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