Dalloway Terrace Afternoon Tea, Bloomsbury Hotel

A year ago we met here. We gathered amidst green boughs, tinkling teacups and marbled table tops. On the table champagne flutes sparkled, delicately dove grey striped crockery nestled arranged just so and green blooms drew the eye to the space left for our Dalloway Terrace afternoon tea towers to occupy. Disclaimer: We were again invited guests of the Dalloway Terrace at The Bloomsbury Hotel but my (very many meandering) thoughts are still mine.

Afternoon Tea Dalloway Terrace Bloomsbury Hotel & a hashtag of bloggers

We gathered amidst green boughs, tinkling teacups and marbled table tops. On the table champagne flutes sparkled, delicately dove grey striped crockery nestled arranged just so and green blooms drew the eye to the space left for our afternoon tea towers to occupy. Disclaimer: We were invited guests of the Dalloway Terrace at The Bloomsbury Hotel but my (very many) thoughts are only ever my own. A stone’s throw away the hustle and bustle of… View Post

A week of Birthday Shenanigans

I have a rather naughty habit of extending my birthday well past 24 hours. Initially it was stretched out to 36 hours – using the excuse of expat time differences.  Then, it became a weekend, which was still fairly reasonable. A few years later when I turned 30 it extended out into six weeks (I blamed the Mandarin Oriental hotel for their refurbishment works schedule) but I’ve since reeled it back into a very reasonable week(ish)… View Post

6 Luxurious Winter Cocktail Hotspots in London.

Christmas time, mistletoe and wine… Disclaimer: we have been invited guests to the bars marked with a star,  but I’ve been to most of these already on my own dime, and more than once… It’s unmistakable. It’s the time of year that people get a twinkle in their eye, rosy cheeks and feel the need to get out an celebrate with their nearest and dearest. And why not, indeed. The last few weeks have already… View Post

My 10 favourite London afternoon teas – 2017 edition

Someone, somewhere in the universe has designated this week national afternoon tea week (only the best week ever to reminisce about afternoons of luxury and who needs more excuse to book a few more?) It has almost become a blogger cliche, inviting the girls to a few hours of decorous luxury, but one that I rather adore. As I’m getting on in years (feel free to feel sorry for me…) I’ve swiftly come to the conclusion… View Post