My lifestyle edit no. 2
‘Inspired by nature’

Sweaty Betty leggings

Urdhva Reversible Leggings | Sweaty Betty
Bergamotto di Positano Eau de Parfum | Floris London
Mint Matcha Green Tea | Pukka
Honey and Bergamot natural hand soap | YOPE
Pacific Labradorite Pendant | Tada & Toy
Leather Pouch | Jigsaw

This month, there have been some beautiful things that have come into my world… and I wouldn’t part with any of them.

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A lunch less ordinary


Everyone has a go-to Ryvita topping. It might be cream cheese, maybe it’s marmite (me) or  cheese and pickle… but it wasn’t until I was challenged to come up with an exciting topping, that I realised I was in a Ryvita Rut. An RR.

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Is it a phone box? No. It’s a salad bar.

Spiers Salads

I love this.

I love love love this.

London’s iconic pillar box red phone boxes are being given a new lease of life by the Red Kiosk Company, who are renting them out to new start ups all over the land… They design and create ‘retail pods’ for fantastic folk with big ideas, like Ben Spier.

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9 ways to get cultured in May

Maureen Lipman in My Mother Said I Never Should

Maureen Lipman in My Mother Said I Never Should

Oh well hello there.

We’ve popped out at the end of the Bank Holiday and have just 4 days left before it’s Saturday again and we can watch Thundercats in our pyjamas. (Is Thundercats even on any more?)

I’ve been away in Brighton these past few days with LM… holing up in a gorgeous airbnb flat, strolling down to the sea, eating ice cream and recharging our batteries.

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Getting my Summer on…

Fat Face

Summer is so very nearly here… it’s twinkling on the horizon and the weather is just trying to catch up with itself… we’re in a kind of in-betweeny stage, with showers, wind, sun and clouds all making an appearance…

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Slow tea and biscuits

Le Creuset Kettle

I use energy all the time. And I don’t mean my own personal energy (as I use A LOT of that) but more the energy of electrical appliances. My phone, my laptop, the TV, my hairdryer… and straighteners… and curling tong things that I still can’t work out how to use…

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My St James’s: Stepping back in time…


Berry Bros & Rudd Ltd

The area of St James, is London with its top hat, white tie and tails on. It’s London wearing its best bow tie, while it enjoys the most delicious whiskey and puffs on its favourite cigar…while it buys its organic sourdough, wears the newest trends and sips the most delightful coffees and cocktails…

It’s London from another era, colliding with the new and the modern…and creating something even more magical than those architects in the 17th century ever thought possible….

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Weekend Escape: Puente Romano, Marbella

Do you see that sunshine? Yep. That sunshine right there is the overriding memory of my gorgeous few days at Puente Romano Beach Resort & Spa in Marbella last month…

Short weekend breaks to grab a little bit of sunshine,  before Spring kicks in here in London, are such a treat… and this luxurious resort was the perfect place to relax, feel the sun on my skin and begin my dreams of Summer…

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Liberty London X Paperless Post

Liberty London for Paperless Post

On Tuesday I found myself at the most gorgeous breakfast in the Heritage Suite at Liberty, to celebrate their new collaboration with Paperless Post – the American website that has completely revolutionised online and REAL LIFE paper invitations. And whom I have loved dearly ever since one of their invitations pinged into my inbox a few years ago…

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Lounging in Jigsaw & dining al fresco
at Puente Romano, Marbella

Jigsaw-Audrey Louise Reynolds

Audrey Natural Dye, Silk Cami – Audrey Louise Reynolds for Jigsaw

Recently I spent a few days at the beautiful Puente Romano resort in Marbella…lucky, lucky me.

My full post on this stunning resort will be up on my blog in a couple of days, but for now I thought I’d share with you a few of my quiet moments in Marbella and some of the new gorgeous pieces from Jigsaw that I wore around the resort… which have an even more gorgeous story behind them…Continue Reading…

Sundae Best

Haagen Dazs and Liberty

I love ice cream. And when I say I love ice cream, I mean I really REALLY love ice cream. I love it like you might love clocking off on a Friday. Or finding a £20 note in your jeans. (Never has happened to me but I live in hope). I REALLY love ice cream.

So when I heard that Häagen-Dazs  were launching two new, limited edition, floral inspired flavours… I had to try them. The Little Garden range will be available exclusively at Liberty London from 11th April for a very short time… so it might be worth getting in the queue now, because they are absolutely GORGEOUS and stocks are limited…

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My Lifestyle Edit No.1
‘Hello Spring’

Poppy Loves Lifestyle Edit

SPA Sleep Well Pulse Point Oil* | The White Company
SPA Restore Skin Brightening Body Scrub* | The White Company
Coffee* | Purssells
Cross Over Body Purse | Oliver Bonas
A Box of Walks* | Dept Store for The Mind
iPhone Juice Pack | Mophie 

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La Suite West, Kew Gardens
and a wonderful Vegan Afternoon Tea

Vegan Afternoon Tea

Following on from yesterday’s post, we arrived at Kew Gardens station around 30 minutes after leaving La Suite West….

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Spring has sprung at La Suite West
Bayswater, London

La Suite West

My wonderful room

Anouska Hempel is one clever lady – ranked as one of the world’s top 100 interior designers and architects, her latest creation is La Suite West – a beautiful boutique hotel on a charming quiet street on the edge of Hyde Park…

La Suite West are currently offering a very special Springtime offering, to inspire all of us to treat our lovely mums during this beautiful floral season…

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The very first ever ever
Captain Book Tea Party!

Poppy Loves Book Club

The Amazing Captain Books of Poppy Loves Book Club

Last weekend was an extremely momentous occasion for me and for Poppy Loves Book Club, as I held the book club’s very first Captain Book Event!

For those of you that are wondering what a Captain Book is, it is the name given to the girl who heads up one of my book clubs… and there are now nearly 50 in several different countries around the world.

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