Harry Potter and the Cursed Child (Photo: Manuel Harlan)
Last month, I was one of the first people to get to see Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and now that reviews are officially allowed, I can’t wait to tell you about it! (Full disclaimer – I was a bit of a Potter-head back in the day so parts […]

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child


Benedict Cumberbatch in Hamlet ( Photo: Johan Persson via Reuters)
I was lucky enough to have tickets to Hamlet last night and I have to start by saying it was worth every penny! (And yes, I got one of those tickets that cost a lot of pennies…) Of course, Benedict Cumberbatch as Hamlet is the big draw card for this […]

Hamlet


LFW Burberry
Did your invitation to the front row of the Burberry show get lost in the post? Fear not! Here are my top three picks of how to enjoy the best parts of London Fashion Week even if you’re not a model/celeb/journalist. 1. Fancy getting a blow dry over breakfast? Make […]

Top Three: London Fashion Week



Fashion Night Out
Tonight is Fashion’s Night Out, which has been branded this year as Vogue Loves Regent Street. As the name suggests, the action will be entirely focused on Regent Street, as well as the Heddon Street dining district. You can find the evening’s map on the Vogue website. Here are my […]

Vogue Loves Regent Street Fashion’s Night Out


Secret Cinema
*This review is spoiler-free* I’ll let you in on a secret – you don’t have to go to a galaxy far, far away to experience an immersive Star Wars experience. You just need to join the rebellion and get yourself to Secret Cinema. Due to the secret nature of the […]

Secret Cinema presents The Empire Strikes Back


Running by the canal
On Saturday when the weather was truly spectacular, I had the pleasure of accompanying the guys taking part in the Inaugural London Brewery Run. In the interests of full disclosure, I should let you know that I didn’t actually run myself (although I did enjoy the breweries!) The plan was […]

The Inaugural London Brewery Run



London (Photo: London by Lauren)
After six months living in London, I’ve come up with a short list of tips. Now, I’m by no means an expert but these are a few little things I wish I’d known when I arrived. 1. Always carry an umbrella… It amazes me how Londoners always seem surprised when […]

7 tips for living in London


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After a few weeks away from London, I’m looking forward to a weekend in the city! If you’re also sticking around, here’s some ideas of what to do… If you’ve always wondered what it’s like to be royalty, now’s your chance! Buckingham Palace opens its doors from Saturday for two […]

Weekend Watch: 24 – 26 July 2015


Weekend Watch: 26 - 28 June
Could summer have finally arrived this week? Keep optimistic and check out these activities to enjoy the heat! The London Gelato Festival 2015 will see some of the best gelato masters from Italy compete for a spot in the European gelato-making final.That’s all well and good, but you also get […]

Weekend Watch: 26 – 28 June 2015



Weekend Watch: 19 -21 June 2015
This Sunday is not just Father’s Day, it’s also mid-Summer – so how will you be celebrating? If you haven’t got a gift for your dad yet, enrol in The Makery’s workshop on Saturday to learn how to make a tie. The class will be held 10.30 – 13.30 at […]

Weekend Watch: 19 – 21 June 2015


Melt Room
Some days you just need a bite of comfort food. Maybe it’s cold and rainy, maybe you’ve had a rough day, or maybe you just had a big night before. Whatever the reason, it should be quick and easy to find what you crave. Melt Room opened recently in Soho, […]

Melt Room


Lantana Brunch
Sometimes I need a little taste of home. When I do, I head to one of my favourite Australian cafes for brunch. Lantana was one of the early players in the Australian coffee and brunch invasion, and its name stands testament to this (for those who don’t know, lantana is […]

Lantana



Empire Strikes Back is at Secret Cinema
Let’s hope this gorgeous weather stays put for the first weekend in June! If you want to enjoy the sun, here’s some ideas… Hackney Drinks Market will be hosting a gin festival on Saturday from 12-6pm at Hackney Downs Studios. Meet your local gin distiller, try gin with everything, and […]

Weekend Watch: 5 – 7 June 2015


Kazan
Middle Eastern food is one of my weaknesses. I’m not talking a dirty kebab on my way home after a big night (although that also has its merits), but rather a selection of mezzes, preferably including as many dips as possible. Kazan has a lovely moody atmosphere, with plenty of […]

Kazan


Chelsea in Bloom
Another long weekend – and it couldn’t come soon enough! Here’s some ideas for how to spend it. The Chelsea Flower Show wraps up on Saturday afternoon and while tickets are now sold out, there are plenty of other horticultural activities taking place as part of Chelsea Fringe (my favourite […]

Weekend Watch: 22-25 May 2015



Vintage Salt Fish and Chips
Sometimes, you really want to go to the seaside – with its laid-back atmosphere and casual fish and chips – but you find yourself unable to escape London. Enter Vintage Salt. Vintage Salt is the latest concept restaurant to open on the roof of Selfridges. It’s inspired by a Cornish […]

Vintage Salt


Weekend Watch: 15 - 17 May 2015
The skies are grey so consider checking out a film this weekend… ArtFix London, in collaboration with the Embassy of Nepal, is hosting a film festival all weekend consisting of five feature films and two short films from Nepal. Money raised goes to the Nepal earthquake appeal. Find out more […]

Weekend Watch: 15 – 17 May 2015


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Friday marks the 70th anniversary of VE Day and celebrations will be taking place across the weekend to commemorate the end of the war. At 9.32pm on Friday, a chain of more than 100 beacons will be lit around the country, including one at the Tower of London. The Houses […]

Weekend Watch: 8-10 May 2015