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The London Series | Häagen-Dazs Pop-Up (Sponsored)

London loves a pop-up, especially when there is food involved. So, when culinary sorcerers, Bompas and Parr, team up with legendary ice cream makers, Häagen-Dazs, you know you’re in for a whimsical, multi-sensory food extravaganza! On an overcast London afternoon that was in need of a little brightening, I headed down to the one-day only ‘My… Continue reading The London Series | Häagen-Dazs Pop-Up (Sponsored)

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The London Series | London’s most ‘Instagram-able’ Bakeries

If you thought Paris was home to world’s most delectable pâtisseries, think again. Get your camera (and sweet tooth) ready, because these are London’s most Instagram-worthy bakeries.

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The London Series | Petersham Nurseries

“Sundays are for sauntering.” If you happen to wander through Ham, a stone’s through from London’s Richmond Park, you may just chance upon the secret gardens of Petersham Nurseries…

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A taste of Provence (in South London) | Mayfield Lavender Farm

Few places can still claim to be one of London’s best kept secrets. But just 30 minutes by train from London Victoria is the charming Surrey village of Banstead; and, in it’s outskirts, 25 acres of English lavender. Locals have marvelled at the seasonal, rich-violet hues that have appeared summer after summer for over ten years… Continue reading A taste of Provence (in South London) | Mayfield Lavender Farm

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Into the woods… Wilderness Festival

Rising out of the ancient woods at Cornbury Park, Oxfordshire, is the annual festivity that is Wilderness. Once a year, this midsummer Cotswold spectacle brings with it gourmet food and an ethos for well-being and mindfulness, as well as playing host to a variety of musical talent across its stages. Over the years, Wilderness has become renowned for… Continue reading Into the woods… Wilderness Festival

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Beginners Flower Arranging at The Sussex Flower School

“A thing of beauty is a joy for ever”, so goes the English Romantic proverb. So why, then, do cut flowers – and specifically those picked up alongside weekly groceries – never last more than a week? I popped by The Sussex Flower School, set in the idyllic East Sussex village of East Hoathly, to turn my hand… Continue reading Beginners Flower Arranging at The Sussex Flower School