The Best 12 Christmas Trees in London | 2019 Edit

The Best 12 Christmas Trees in London | 2019 Edit

Looking for Christmas tree decoration inspiration? These were my favourite 12 Christmas trees in London 2019. Most of these will be up until the New Year, if not the 12th Day of Christmas, which is technically Sunday the 5th January. Liberty London | Award for most worthy of a talking caterpillar The Liberty Tree was almost my favourite of the festive season – with a distinct Alice in Wonderland 

Gift Guide: Small businesses that create amazing things (…

Gift Guide: Small businesses that create amazing things (Travel Linkup)

If a tree falls in the forest and there is no one around to hear it, does it make a sound? If you are a blogger who doesn’t write a Christmas gift guide, are you even entitled to buy rose gold accessories?  Obviously, I’m joking, but for a second year running I felt that an essential tool in my blogging arsenal was lacking deployment (as well as my annual charity gift guide which I’ll pop… View Post

3 of my favourite winter party recipes: Mulled Cider, …

3 of my favourite winter party recipes: Mulled Cider, Baked Camembert and Pumpkin Soup

Hitting the perfect dinner party balance of style, flavour and not being stuck in the kitchen can be hard, so here are 3 of my favourite winter party recipes: Mulled Cider, Baked Camembert and Pumpkin Soup. They are all perfect for a festive catchup, a Christmas feast or a New Years knees up. Minimum set up, maximum flavour – without overwelming your guests. And, every one of these is vegetarian (just swap the chicken stock in… View Post

12 days of London Christmas Trees

12 days of London Christmas Trees

Nothing gives me greater pleasure than exploring London – and even more so in December. So, I gathered my favourite festive finds, to create my 12 days of London Christmas Trees (2018 guide).  One of my most treasured photographs from my New Zealand childhood is of my siblings and I gathered around a Christmas Tree. Well, I say my siblings – it’s me and my sister (my brother is already gone, probably off already reading… View Post

A charity gift guide: Unique, quirky and selfless

A charity gift guide: Unique, quirky and selfless

Christmas is becoming increasingly commercialised, but it’s also a time where people really do think of the kindnesses that they can pay forward. In that spirit, I’ve been writing charity gift guides since 2014 (which have also helped me buy meaningful presents for those friends and family who are notoriously hard to buy for as well…) as well as supporting great small businesses who are making a difference in the world. Blogger gift guides are… View Post