Weekend Recipes

Autumnal Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

It’s that time of year when the change in seasons, with its crisp leaves and crisper air, turn all thoughts also to comfort food. A recent visit to a local pumpkin farm has inspired some seasonal cooking, and it doesn’t get more autumnal than a warming, homemade soup. Batch made, this simple recipe will store in… Continue reading Autumnal Roasted Butternut Squash Soup


Back to Work with Aspinal of London

September is always ‘back to school’ month, except this year – rather excitingly – I’m heading ‘back to work’ with Aspinal of London. A brand I have admired for years for its quality, workmanship and British heritage, I am very pleased to share with you a little something we’ve been working on… As part of its #AspinalAtWork… Continue reading Back to Work with Aspinal of London


Inside the Jo Malone London Townhouse… at Christmas (collection preview)

A very festive invitation arrived this month from the lovely team at Jo Malone, promising a sneak peek at this year’s Christmas collection. London is only just starting to feel autumnal, so I hope this doesn’t feel too early (OK, it is a tad…), though I know many of you will be as excited by… Continue reading Inside the Jo Malone London Townhouse… at Christmas (collection preview)


Rose Beauty Essentials

The rose is a true embodiment of beauty, and it’s known beauty benefits are plentiful. A natural astringent with skin-soothing properties, this delicate bloom is also highly prized for its unmistakable scent. No wonder, then, that it features in so many of our beauty products. These ones are blooming marvellous…


A Picturesque Picnic in the Park

London has been graced with the most beautiful weather this summer. We’ve basked in temperatures warmer than the sunny French Riviera and, in true rosé region fashion, enjoyed days that have stretched long into the evening dusk. Just like the seasons, we have also come full circle on our blogger events. A mere idea a… Continue reading A Picturesque Picnic in the Park

The London Series

Escaping London with Laurent-Perrier…

Few invitations are more enticing than a summer’s afternoon picnic, set amongst the enchanting, speckled blooms of wildflower meadows. In celebration of Laurent-Perrier’s cuvée rosé 50th year, we headed out of London to the rolling hills of Surrey and the home county retreat of Coworth Park estate. The hotel’s Michelin-starred executive chef was on hand… Continue reading Escaping London with Laurent-Perrier…


Mykonos | The Travel Guide

The little Grecian island of Mykonos, nestled in the waters of the Aegean and famed for its island breeze, is the summer destination du jour. Let the picturesque corners at every turn of its cobbled thoroughfares invite you to wander on foot and get lost among its many charms…