Monthly Archives: May 2016

The Queen’s 90th birthday screen-printing workshop with Thornback & Peel

Thornback & Peel

Ding ding! To celebrate the Queen’s 90th Birthday, Thornback & Peel will be hosting a very British screen printing workshop on Sunday 12th June as part of The Queen’s Fringe, at their Bloomsbury store.

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Growing my own
with Wyevale Garden Centres

Wyevale Garden Centre

I wouldn’t call myself particularly green fingered. In fact, for a while I thought my fingers were the kiss of death for any plant – especially orchids. And basil. Even the weeds I cultivated last Summer looked sorry for themselves.

So it was with great excitement that I accepted the challenge set for me, by Wyevale Garden Centres – to grow my own produce at my London flat, which (hopefully) I should be able to actually EAT in a few weeks…

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Happy 70th, DELSEY!

Delsey Suitcase

In a landscape so saturated with hundreds of different brands of suitcases, travel bags and luggage, it is a triumphant feat and a true testament of their product, that DELSEY has made it to 70 years old… and is still going strong!

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A thank you, my house nonsense
& an instagram record!

Lancashire Court

I spend an awful lot of time running around London… and much of this time is simultaneously spent with my face glued to my phone following a map, so it’s a miracle that I haven’t knocked myself out on a lamppost yet.

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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

Ryvita

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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