Carribbean Cooking at Cottons in Notting Hill

If there’s one thing I’m always game for, it’s trying a new restaurant. So when the opportunity to head to Cottons in Notting Hill to try their fresh Caribbean cooking and rum cocktails, I was of course, game. Under head chef Mark Jackman, Cottons’ new flagship restaurant in Notting Hill is thriving, a stones throw…

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Summer Sun Protection Essentials: My 2018 Picks

It’s that time of year when (aside from deodorant) sun protection is becoming your most applied beauty product. It’s not glamorous but it is necessary, and as someone who suffers with prickly heat as soon as the sun pops out for more than five minutes, I’ve spent a lot of time looking into sun protection, trying…

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My Honest Thoughts: Isle of Paradise Tanning Water

I did a little Insta Stories a few weeks ago with my first impressions on the infamous Isle of Paradise Tanning Water that’s been doing the rounds on the blog circuit recently. You guys were really interested, so I thought I’d do a follow up not that I’ve used it more than once, and have…

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Exploring Southampton

Despite being 30 minutes down the dual carriageway for most of my life, Southampton has, for the most part, remained unexplored by me. My trips there have been limited to shopping trips at West Quay and countless hospital appointments, but I’ve never really strayed further than the walls of either the shopping complex or General…

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5 Mini Reviews: New In Beauty Bits

Beauty shopping isn’t something I do a lot of these days (although, I suppose relatively speaking I still buy more than the average person), but a few new things have worked their way into my rotation recently. It’s been a while since I’ve done one of these mini review roundups, so I pulled out five products that…

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Stay: The Tamburlaine Cambridge

Popping up today with a quick one, just to dish the deets on our stay at the Tamburlaine Cambridge. This hotel had been on my radar for a while, so when it came to finding accommodation for our Cambridge trip, I didn’t look anywhere else. Located a literal stones throw from Cambridge train centre, it’s…

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Style Pieces I’m Loving Right Now

I’ve had a bit of a spring/summer wardrobe overhaul the last few months, my wardrobe was mostly jeans and knits, sorely lacking in some warm weather gear. Thanks mostly to a trip to London’s White City Westfield, my wardrobe is looking much more summer appropriate these days, so I thought it was about time I…

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How I Look After My Skin When Travelling

Travel is notoriously a nightmare on the skin. A trip on a train or a plane, long days on the move, different water types, diet changes, they all come into play when travelling and inevitably wreak havoc on the skin. I’m lucky enough to travel fairly frequently, both for work and pleasure, and whilst I’m…

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A June To Do List

*Insert cliched but true comment on the passing of time*. June. We’re in bloody June and yet the weather outside could almost have you believing summer is done and dusted and winter is on the horizon. Hopefully, this won’t remain the case for long, because I’ve been in summer mode since Australia and I’m in…

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