Havana – A riot of colour

I have always wanted to go to Cuba and its recent habit of relentlessly popping up in conversation, the media, books and magazines made it impossible to do anything but scratch the itch and book flights. In recent years there … Continue reading

Meeting Eunmi Kim

In a small studio under Queensway I find Eunmi Kim. With rain drumming against the rattling windowpanes of the communal workspace she sits holding a cup of tea and a notebook ordering pottery supplies. Today she wears black jeans and … Continue reading

Hello 2017! Hello UAE!

I have to admit, I have somewhat neglected my blog recently. As one of my resolutions for the year I plan to get back into the saddle, blow the cobwebs off my keyboard and get writing again (who am I … Continue reading

Un Week-end à Paris

Nothing quite beats a weekend in Paris, and it is for that reason that I challenge anyone to say their weekend was more perfect than mine. It all began, as most weekends do, on a Saturday morning. Within a few … Continue reading

A day in the Cotswolds – Daylesford

Sometimes it’s nice to escape the busy hustle and bustle of city life and what better place to retreat to than the Cotswolds. Leafy and home to a lot of labradors it makes for the perfect weekend getaway or even … Continue reading

Vogue 100 – A Tribute to my trusty friend, Vogue.

I can remember reading my first copy of Vogue magazine. My parents had taken my sister  and me away to the Loire Valley in France for a family holiday. We were staying in a beautiful house with a comfortable living … Continue reading

Style Inspiration – A Throwback to Victoria Beckham in British Vogue

We haven’t managed to shake off the winter chill but we’re beckoning Spring ready to greet lighter mornings and milder temperatures with open arms. With Spring on the brain and an urge to buy some new clothes (well, if you … Continue reading

Eco Couture – Chanel Haute Couture 2016

Natural settings have taken centre stage of fashion seasons late – who could forget the 400,000 delphiniums that sent fashion bloggers’ lenses into overdrive and (no doubt) hay fever sufferers into hibernation? But the zen landscape of the Chanel haute … Continue reading