As you may well be aware most of my baking is done for a special occasion, so a good friends birthday is no different. With friends birthdays, although I use it as an excuse to bake, I like to make something that the recipient is really going to love. Every time I make a […]

Curator’s Coffee Curator’s coffee is like finding a brightly coloured gem stuck in a tarmac road. The turquoise coffee machine and grinders, sunny faces of the Australian barista’s and simplicity of this tiny on-the-corner coffee shop has such a charm, especially when compared to the grey, glass, high rise buildings of the City of London. If the […]

Having a large family is great, you are never without someone to talk to or irritate! One of the few downsides, however, is the number of birthday presents require on an annual basis. The first three months of the year consume the bulk of these presents in my family, so between Christmas and mother’s day, three birthdays […]

Rambling is not often an activity loved by typical city girls who have grown up in the busy cosmopolitan environment of London. One of the greatest assets to London, in my mind, are the parks; the amount of green space available in even the most central areas of London is so special. Having said this, after exploring Hampstead […]

I’ve always thought that having your birthday on Christmas day must be rubbish because it isn’t a special day just for you. When people ever asked me if my brother minded having his birthday on Valentines Day I hadn’t considered it in quite the same way. This year, however, the little one’s birthday did get […]

Borough market is well known for its buzzing atmosphere, enthusiastic stall holders and volume of high quality global produce. Should you want something slightly more charming and niche it might be worth taking a turn in the other direction up St Thomas’ street, until you hit the old railway arches of Druid Street. It is refreshing to […]

Revision is not fun at any age, but I imagine the pressure of GCSE’s for a 15 year old boy who simply wants to play drums and basketball probably makes you want to do anything but work! I arrived home buzzing after a great spinning session on Saturday morning keen to bake something to make […]