Breakfast at The Wolseley


The Wolseley, London

I recently wrote about 5 Michelin restaurants I wanted to eat at, well on Good Friday I made a trip down to London to enjoy breakfast at The Wolseley. It’s no secret that I enjoy a good brunch and as I was looking for something different to do, over the Easter weekend, I thought having breakfast at The […]

5 Simple Ways to Live Each Day


5 simple ways to live eacyhday

When you get unexpected sad news it really does make you stop and think. You know the saying ‘live each day as if it were your last’ I wonder how many of us actually do this? Of course I’m not advocating you quit your job and spend all your money. But there are 5 simple […]

Five Michelin Restaurants Where I Want to Eat


The Bluebell, Henley in Arden

There’s no denying I love food, and over the years I’ve eaten in many different types of restaurants, bars, gastro pubs, diners, coffee shops and cafés. I don’t believe in restricting oneself to just one type of cuisine or style of eatery. That said there are currently five Michelin restaurants where I want to eat, […]

Postcards from Corfu Town


Coast of Corfu with Corfu Town

When I think of Corfu I immediately think of sun loungers and beaches, but like most islands if you look a little further than the holiday resorts, you’ll find the hidden gems. I wasn’t expecting to see narrow streets filled with ornate balconies with wonderful wooden shutters. And the more we explored the more I […]

Two Days to Explore Barcelona


View from the cable car in Barcelona

As part of my Cunard Mediterranean cruise we had two days in which to explore Barcelona. I’d heard a lot of great things about Barcelona and with it being my first time I wanted to soak up as much of the atmosphere as possible. Barcelona is Spain’s second largest city and the capital of Catalonia. It is […]

How to Learn to Say No


Tips on how to say No and mean it

How many times have you said Yes to something or someone when really you want to say No? So how do we learn to say No? You know that moment when someone asks you to do something or go somewhere and you really don’t want to, but as a million things race through your mind what comes […]

Does Your Clutter Spark Joy?


Items in my Chic and Creative Home Office

I’ve shared with you my 10 tips for decluttering which has helped me to start to declutter my home. However, I do this in fits and starts never yet fully completing it. But recently I’ve been reading the buzz around Japanese declutter guru Marie Kondo and whether my belongs spark joy. Marie is a professional cleaning consultant who founded the KonMari […]

How to Beat the January Blues


I know many of us suffer from the January Blues. The excitement of festive holidays are over, we’re a little shorter of money, the weather is cold, and the days are still short. We’re still in the middle of winter which in itself can be as wonderful as any other season if you learn how […]