It’s funny the things that you take for granted when you live in your home country, that become more sought after once they aren’t within a 10-minute walk to the nearest supermarket. I have quite a sweet tooth anyway, but sometimes there is a longing in my eye for the tastes of home that are a struggle to get, or are eye-wateringly expensive. Take for instance the humble Squiggle. One of my childhood favourites, there… View Post

To round off the weekend, brunch was arranged with a new friend at Kopapa. I have to confess, we definately were keen to check it out, not only as the reviews are great and chef is Kiwi Peter Gordon; but also as afghans, good coffee, date scones and spirulina were calling – a varieties of good Kiwi fare. We really enjoyed it; great food, good company and all out of the pouring rain. Hearing so much about them,… View Post

Saturday was lovely. Champagne, tea, dainty treats and a lot of laughter (excuse the blurry photos, I didn’t want to get my camera out as I felt enough of a berk with my phone on the table…) Afternoon tea was a last minute decision, and as they go, sometimes they can be the very best. My mum and I have been saying for a long time that we should treat indulge ourselves. Through a series of tough… View Post

One of the things I love the most about London-town is the sheer opportunities that present themselves to you – growing up, as a family we have always loved musicals. I grew up on a diet of Phantom of the Opera, Les Miserables, South Pacific… which has fed my love and obsession with Musicals in the West End – we’ve been to Phantom, Les Miserables, Jersey boys (an amazing jem) dreamboats and petticoats (a bit meh)… View Post

I’ve got to say Day Time TV is the best medicine for being ill. It’s the pits. You want to get better just to get back to work. As I’ve been stuck at home for most of the week with a throat bug, this week has been fairly lame, but very cosy with the Cat loving a warm lap that’s keeping her company. Lovely store-made Chicken Soup, heated with lots of love by my lovely hubby.… View Post