My partner took me to dinner here on Friday night. We were celebrating 5 years of being together, and wanted to mark the occasion. Oh dear! What came up for me was Marco Pierre has NOT got this RIGHT!! It's such a shame because visually it all looks great! The thrill of the stadium:- Marco Pierre … Continue reading Marco Pierre White Steakhouse Bar & Grill, Milton Keynes Stadium
Elegant, exclusive and lavish Italian venue situated in Corn Street, Bristol and open around the clock every day from midday till 11pm. Vogue's review is all you need to know! "A must for lovers of fine italian cuisine" Vogue I have enjoyed lunch a couple of times here with my daughter when … Continue reading San Carlo Italian Restaurant, Bristol
When it comes to favourite restaurants, I need a new word for favourite! Eating out is such a pleasure, especially with loved ones and great company. Frederick's restaurant was established by Lou Segal in 1969. It's in Camden Passage in Islington, a stone's throw from the Angel tube station, and right across the road from … Continue reading Frederick’s Restaurant, Camden Passage, Islington, London
'THE KISS AND TELL' SATC BOOK (Accompanying the HBO series) Many of us first became addicted to SATC (Sex and the City) in the late nineties, and after 6 seasons we thought it was all over when Carrie hung up her Manolos, Charlotte found true love, and Miranda achieved a near perfect work/life balance. 'Meanwhile, across town' Samantha … Continue reading SATC – The BOOKS!
Purposes of Unpleasant Emotions It’s no fun feeling bad, sad, angry, disappointed or hurt. Let’s have a look at why we feel those things, and what the purpose is behind those feelings. Human beings are so creative, we think a thought, and then BAM…we feel something to go with it, and you know what? The … Continue reading The Purpose of Unpleasant Emotions
This elegant and romantic restaurant has to be one of my favourite places in the world. I first learned of it when I was reading a Zola novel, and googled some facts about the author. Fate led me to a link to Chalet des Iles where apparently, Zola sipped coffee with Proust at the beginning of … Continue reading Chalets des Iles
This beautiful novel is definitely one of my desert island few. I’ve loved this book since the very first time I read it many years ago when I was about 25 years old. Within its 1232 pages are everything I want in a novel; philosophy, love, compassion, intensity, depth, and triumph over adversity; the battle … Continue reading Victor Hugo’s Les Miserables
We all remember when Carrie wore those Manolo Blahnik blue satin heels with the white vintage suit by NOBODY when she married 'BIG' at City Hall. And this moment finally happened after having been jilted by 'BIG'. Original venue had been at the New York State Library. VOGUE had commissioned Carrie to star in a wedding dress shoot and Vivienne … Continue reading The Carrie Bradshaw Wedding Heels
First discovered by ME in Barcelona, two doors up from The Hotel Alma where I was staying - a shoe boutique by the name of Cherry Hill located at Carrer de Mallorca, 273 What can I say about these beautiful shoes - Victoria Beckham loves them! I love them! I'm sure SJP would love them! The … Continue reading Casadei Shoes – The Blade Heel!
The Neapolitan Novels Series by Elena Ferrante is a collection of 4 books, the first of which is ‘My Brilliant Friend’, Book 2 is called ‘The Story of a New Name’, Book 3 is ‘Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay’, and the final novel in the series is called ‘The Story of the Lost … Continue reading The Neapolitan Novels by Elena Ferrante