The Savoy

Let's face it, dining out is a distant memory for pretty much all of us. I could probably count on one hand the number of times that I have sat inside a restaurant in the past twelve months. Lately, I have been making a mental note of all the venues that I cannot wait to … Continue reading The Savoy

New Year New Beginnings

2020 was a memorable year for reasons we could never have anticipated. It’s easy to fall into the negative rabbit hole that this year has been but, if anything it has taught me to count my blessings and appreciate what I have.  I am so grateful for my beloved family, my truly amazing friends and … Continue reading New Year New Beginnings

Urban Decay: Naked Cherry Palette

When Urban Decay announced the release of the Cherry palette, I was so eager to get my hands on it. I checked twitter obsessively to find out the release date and; I think I purchased mine about ten seconds after it became available. I can't believe it's taken me until now to post about it! … Continue reading Urban Decay: Naked Cherry Palette

Five Things To Do In Lockdown

Cabin fever is hitting a lot of us right now. Whilst it's easy to autopilot straight to Netflix and binge on Tiger Kings (I'm three episodes in and it is crazy!) With all of our routines disrupted for the forseeable, here are five things you can do in lockdown other than bingewatching tv. Read Reading … Continue reading Five Things To Do In Lockdown

The Kiss In Art History Part 3: Roy Lichtenstein

The final part of 'The Kiss In Art History' series focuses on 'Kiss V' by Roy Lichtenstein painted in 1964. Lichtenstein's comic book style art shocked the world when it first emerged in the Pop Art movement in the 1960s. 'Kiss V' embodies all the hallmarks of Lichtenstein's iconic style; bold primary colours, heavy black … Continue reading The Kiss In Art History Part 3: Roy Lichtenstein

Urban Decay Naked 3

Pink makes the boys wink and there's no better way to complete a romantic, flirty look than with some gorgeous rose-hued eyeshadow. Pink is my absolute favourite colour, so the Naked 3 palette from Urban Decay is heaven sent for me and I get lots of use from it. As with all of Urban Decay's … Continue reading Urban Decay Naked 3

Cecily Day Spa Relaunch Event

I love discovering new places, especially when they are right on my doorstep. I was super excited to get invited to the relaunch party of Cecily Day Spa in Berkhamsted, stone's throw away from me. Cecily Day Spa and Alchemy & I are neighbouring salons on Berkhamsted High Street and have recently undergone a major … Continue reading Cecily Day Spa Relaunch Event

Social Creature – Book Review

Social Creature by Tara Isabella Burton is the slick thriller read of my summer. It’s a tale as old as time, rags to riches story set in Manhattan with two female characters at opposite ends of the social scale. Louise is a struggling writer living in an undesirable part of New York with the shadow … Continue reading Social Creature – Book Review

The Florist Watford

It’s always exciting when a new venue opens up in your local area; even more so when it is something you would expect to find in a city centre. The Florist is a chain of three restaurants in Liverpool, Bristol and now Watford. With its distinctive décor and floral charm gracing everything from the interior … Continue reading The Florist Watford

What Is Modern Art?

When looking at a Renaissance and a modern day artwork; the differences in style, technique and subject matter could not be more diverse. Indiscernible subject matter and unconventional creation modes are more commonplace than traditional painterly styles with fine detail. How did the transgression from one extreme to the other come about? Throughout art history, … Continue reading What Is Modern Art?