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Postcards from Venice

Postcards from Venice

Taking trips to new places allows us the opportunity to take a break from our daily routines, and to open our minds to new experiences and influences. It allows us to develop perspectives on what we like, and what we don’t.  Simple things, such as the smell of...
House and Garden Masterclass

House and Garden Masterclass

It is true that all work and no play can make one feel quite lethargic so I do try to schedule a special outing once in a while to invigorate and inspire me. Yesterday was one such outing, how spoiled I was to join House & Garden in the beautiful home of Deborah...
WOW! house 2021

WOW! house 2021

For the first time ever, the Design Centre Chelsea Harbour was transformed with the introduction of a purpose built WOW! house; for one month visitors could attend and enjoy an immersive design experience.  Twenty world class designers showcased a great diversity of...
Baking a Cake fit for the Queen with Shabnam Russo

Baking a Cake fit for the Queen with Shabnam Russo

When my friend Shabnam told me her Rose Falooda Cake had been selected as one of the final five (out of 5,000!) for the recent Fortnum and Mason Platinum Pudding Competition I was over the moon for her.  Always baking the most delicious cakes for school fetes, bake...
A Spring Tea with Friends

A Spring Tea with Friends

“There are few hours in life more agreeable than the hour dedicated to the ceremony known as afternoon tea.” – Henry James  Yesterday I had the great pleasure of hosting an intimate afternoon tea for friends who inspire me and whom I have had the honour of...
Top 10 Tablescaping Tips

Top 10 Tablescaping Tips

Recently I was honoured to be interviewed by Gaby Wine for a piece in the Jewish Chronicle, “Pesach Table Plans”. In this post, I wanted to share with you my 10 tips for setting your table.  These can be applied to any celebration or special occasion. So,...

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