Fragrancing Your Home for the Festive Period

If your home is anything like mine, it becomes a month-long rotation of family and friends at this time of year. It’s also my favourite season to host, and I love to make my festive guests feel at home and capture the Christmas spirit (not just with a little top up of gin). One of… Continue reading Fragrancing Your Home for the Festive Period


A Festive Tea in London

The festive season has truly arrived in London and, as the dark nights draw in and twinkling lights illuminate the city, there is nowhere quite as magical (spoken like a true Londoner!). It’s also my favourite time of year to host friends and family but, to be honest, I don’t need much excuse to throw… Continue reading A Festive Tea in London

The London Series

New Brunch on the Block (Sponsored)

Brunches don’t get much dreamier than those at London’s beautiful Bourne and Hollingsworth Buildings. So, pull up a seat and join me, Light & Free and the girl-behind-the-glow nutritionist, Madeleine Shaw, to discover a new addition to your usual avocado and toast… Our brunch today is in celebration of the new range of kefir drinks… Continue reading New Brunch on the Block (Sponsored)


Autumn Re-styling (Sponsored)

For me, autumnal dressing is all about mixing up layers and different textures to seamlessly transition your style from summer to winter. Whilst a new season also means there is space in my wardrobe for a few new pieces, I still want to style up some staple favourites that I wear from year to year,… Continue reading Autumn Re-styling (Sponsored)

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)