Hello, something new is on its way!

Hello, hello lovely people who still subscribe to this blog despite me not posting in it since the beginning of the year. There are a couple of reasons for this but let’s talk about the fun one… I’ve been working on a new blog to go alongside the new lifestyle-y crafting business I’ve set up with … Continue reading

Weekend inspiration: Maltby Street Market

Ropewalk, Maltby Street Market is a lovely little way to while away an hour or two on a weekend morning. It’s a bit off the beaten track and is set beneath scuzzy old railway arches in Bermondsey, about a 20-minute walk from the heaving Borough market. When you make it to Ropewalk you’re met with a cute and buzzy, delicious-smelling … Continue reading

Hot Halloween Apple Cider

Okay, it’s All Hallow’s Eve so here’s a quick easy boozy recipe to celebrate. Literally all you need is 5 ingredients, 6 if you’re feeling posh… And a slice of apple for garnish Ingredients: Two cartons of apple juice, if you’re making for more than two people – 5 or 6, say. One carton if … Continue reading

2 Days in New York

New York in October. It’s truly chilling. To set the scene: J and I arrived on a busy Wednesday lunchtime on a night flight from sleepy Hawaii – on the last leg of the ‘moon – quite jet lagged and already missing the Alohan spirit we’d become accustomed to. But hey ho. We could deal … Continue reading

Wowee, Maui

Next stop on the honeymoon/cocktail fest: Maui. Oh wow, it’s amazing – and I’m not just talking about the Mai Tais – which are something to behold/slurp and which I will attempt to make lots of when back in Blighty – it’s just full-stop ruddy beautiful: glistening beaches, swaying palms, sunsets, lush valleys, jungles, flora … Continue reading


In order to fit into the below left (wedding dress, 13. 09.13), I haven’t been making/eating that much of the below right. Hence, a bit of a blog absence. All that changed once my new hub and I hit the honeymoon trail. New York and Honolulu have been our first stops and we’ve been experiencing … Continue reading

Pomodoro Ristorante – THE Last Meal

Pomodoro Ristorante, 12 High Street, Hornsey I don’t often imagine myself on death row – but when I sit in Pomodoro Ristorante, it’s a subject that often crops up. Not because I feel condemned to some hideous fate when I sit in here – no, no, no, nooo… but because the food is SO good I … Continue reading