The Best Christmas Light Displays in London | 2021

The Best Christmas Light Displays in London | 2021

I wanted to gather together the best Christmas light displays in London this year as a helpful blog post/walking guide. Gather a few friends, wrap up warmly and make your way to central London for some of the most beautiful Christmas lights in the world.  Just be warned that especially on weekend evenings it gets BUSY so bring a mask.  Oh, don’t forget a mulled wine/cider/apple juice or two enroute to keep those cheeks rosy… (if… View Post

The (Very Careful) Art of Foraging in the …

The (Very Careful) Art of Foraging in the UK

There are some experiences that literally change the way you view the world. For the longest time I’ve wanted to do a foraging course through English woodlands with an experienced guide leading the way. to forage /ˈfɒrɪdʒ fawr-i-jing/ noun – the acquisition of food by hunting, fishing, or the gathering of plant matter.

The Best Kiwi Cafes in London | Sweet As …

The Best Kiwi Cafes in London | Sweet As Kiwi Brunches

Researching this post of the best Kiwi cafes in London has been the result of 15+ years of extensive footwork. Flat whites are available all over (though I have deep misgivings about McDonalds doing them) and you can get sweetcorn fritters on many brunch menus – but you can’t beat the laidback hospitality and inventiveness of brunch in a Kiwi run cafe/restaurant. I’ve arranged these by classic & inventive, then tried to (very) roughly run… View Post

9 Day Trips from London worth pulling a Sickie …

9 Day Trips from London worth pulling a Sickie for

We’ve been promised a week or two of unseasonably delicious weather so have been thinking back to a few of my favourite day trips from London worth pulling a sickie for. We’re talking lovely beaches, ancient history and lovely rambles in nature, soaking up all of that sunshine. Sure, the classics are pretty amazing; Bath, Oxford, Cambridge, Stratford-Upon-Avon, The Cotswolds & Stonehenge/Salisbury, Brighton, York… I could blather on. The key to any good day trip… View Post

The Best Bottomless Brunch in London | AD

The Best Bottomless Brunch in London | AD

A lovely friend of mine recently moved to London, and asked me to recommend the best bottomless brunch in London to her for her birthday. But, there’s a twist. DISCLAIMER – This post was commissioned by BottomlessBrunch.com but all bottomless brunch in London enthusiasm is very, very much my own.   I’ve got to be honest here and confess that as a self-crowned brunch queen, I only knew of a couple of places to recommend and had… View Post