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

Rose Tinted Nails

I can never have enough nail polishes - I have an entire drawer full of them, so when I saw the new Barry M Rose Tinted collection, I was like a moth to the flame. With a 3 for 2 offer, what better excuse was there to add to my ever growing nail polish collection? … Continue reading Rose Tinted Nails

Beef Rendang

During the first lockdown in March, I really got into home cooking. I was always a reluctant cook, but now I can't stop trying new dishes and adding my own take on them. One of my favourite recipes is an amazing slow-cooked beef rendang. Flavoursome, delicious and comforting; what's not to love? To make this … Continue reading Beef Rendang

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

Picasso Part 3: Nude, Green Leaves And Bust

The final instalment of the Picasso series focuses on 'Nude, Green Leaves And Bust.' Picasso painted this piece in one day in March 1932 and it sold for a record £70 million in May 2010 at Christie's in New York. Inspired by a personal and obsessive love story 'Nude, Green Leaves And Bust' hints at … Continue reading Picasso Part 3: Nude, Green Leaves And Bust

Picasso Part One: Les Demoiselles D’Avignon

For my next art series, I am going to focus on one of my favourite artists, Pablo Picasso. Over three blog posts, I will be looking at a different Picasso painting and explore the stories within and behind the artwork. The first piece is a true staple of art history; Les Demoiselles D'Avignon. Les Demoiselles … Continue reading Picasso Part One: Les Demoiselles D’Avignon

Tim Walker ‘Wonderful Things’ Exhibition

I love spending weekends visiting exhibitions. The last one that I visited was the Mary Quant show at the V&A. This past weekend, I returned to the V&A for a sumptuous exhibition, Tim Walker 'Wonderful Things,' This British fashion photographer is one of the world's most inventive photographers, and this exhibition is the most incredible … Continue reading Tim Walker ‘Wonderful Things’ Exhibition

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

The Art Of Fashion

Designed to be looked at, experiencing different movements and trends, the worlds of art and fashion have forever been entwined. Just as artists have called upon classical stories and myths for subject matters in their paintings, many fashion designers have turned to artists for inspiration and have been influenced by contemporary art movements. The most … Continue reading The Art Of Fashion