The concept of self care, wellness and optimum health (both mental and physical) has come up tons, as you’d expect, from this initial start to motherhood. I’m super happy for that, because I want to be the healthiest I can be, both for myself and my bodies recovery, and for Sonny and those around me. … More How to maintain your well-being as a new mum
We were besieged with cards and gifts following the arrival of our son Sonny in May- spoilt rotten and so grateful for all of them, to celebrate the safe birth of our little boy. For a solid week the doorbell rang every day and it really was like Christmas! Each and every gift was so … More 5 of the best gift ideas for new parents and baby!
If anything, the pregnancy and the ensuing weeks post birth has taught me even more that you cannot control anything in this life, so simply to succumb to taking each day as it comes! As a previous semi control freak and super independent person, that was and is quite difficult at times, but I’m getting … More My Fourth trimester reflections as a new mum
It’s been quite hard to get this list nailed to 10, as of course there are so many possibilities! Please check out the websites listed for what each venue/location may currently be offering during lockdown. 1.Victoria Park Victoria Park or Viccy Park as it is known to locals had a significant refurbishment in 2011-12 and … More 10 best things to do/eat/see in East London!
It didn’t take lock-down for me to realise what an inspiring group of London based business men and women I know, but the impact on everyone’s working lives at these Corona times has certainly made me think more closely about the impact to independent businesses. I’ve had much empathy for all, especially the newer start … More The amazing London entrepreneurs you need to know about
In spite of the fact I have lived here now for 15 years, it would be of course impossible for me to say I have seen everywhere or know everywhere in London. Impossible! I know pockets of everywhere but can’t say I know everywhere in the slightest (I’m not sure who could). I’m not your … More 5 of my never visited London spots for you to also consider!
This is a post to earmark for when lockdown is over! There is no place better than London to sample some of the finest afternoon teas in the world, an English tradition since the 19th century. Here are some of my favourite teas I’ve enjoyed in my favourite city over the last few years! I’ve … More 5 of my favourite London afternoon teas
It’s been a rather huge leave of absence from me, firstly due to pregnancy related matters, and then a few unusual weeks of late, namely in relation to the C word! My boyfriend and I, who share the same birthday, had a lockdown birthday, last week but were able to have some online catch ups, … More London (and the world) in lockdown
This was our first time to 120 Fenchurch Street, and it certainly met our expectations. Its essentially a viewing platform, with restaurant and bar a floor below, just a short jaunt from Bank station, or super close to Fenchurch Street overground. The entrance and the art display ceiling is stunning on arrival, and I understand … More A New Year must: visit to 120 Fenchurch Street
This is a combination of personal anecdote for how, on hitting 16 weeks today, my first 4 months have been for me, plus some tips for how to make your life more bearable whilst pregnant in the nations capital. This is the first post I have written in many weeks as I’m just starting to … More How to survive your first trimester of pregnancy in London!