Serve up Strangers at Home – Strangers Coffee Review


Have you seen the McDonald’s advert that takes the micky out of the overcomplicated and overpriced hipster cafes? Surely, when the fast food giant attempts to steal the customers from small, independent coffee houses, it is a compliment and acknowledgement that these coffee houses are creating and providing something that people want; good coffee. Strangers […]

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No 11 Pimlico Road


If you’re looking for a cool, relaxed, contemporary place to hide away in central London, somewhere with super fresh cocktails, casual food and brilliant service, look no further. No 11 Pimlico Road is an independent neighbourhood bar and restaurant for relaxed eating and drinking. Be it day or night, it’s the perfect place to lose […]

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7 books to cosy up with


Good books are essential! – so we’ve selected 7 brilliant reads for cosying up with on a frosty night or wet weekend. Grab a large cup of coffee and a bar of chocolate, and snuggle down with our current favourite books: Here’s Looking at You by Mhairi McFarlane Contemporary sparkle glitters throughout this ugly-duckling tale. […]

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SUDA Thai Cafe Restaurant


SUDA Thai Cafe Restaurant in London’s trendy St Martin’s Courtyard is a taste sensation in an atmospheric setting. Fresh, exciting ingredients, amazing cocktails and flavour that will keep you going back for more! If you love Thai food and drool at the thought of a pad thai or red curry then you’re in for a […]

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Welcombe Hotel Spa & Golf Club


Ah, escaping to the countryside for a mini-break, it’s all very Bridget Jones isn’t it? Our Writer Stacey Wright heads to Stratford-upon-Avon to review the stunning Menzies Welcombe Hotel Spa & Golf Club – and it didn’t disappoint. Set in the beautiful rural Warwickshire countryside, the Menzies Welcombe Hotel Spa & Golf Club is positioned […]

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Citroen C4 Cactus Review


The all new Citroen C4 Cactus has redefined the boundaries of design; it’s bold, it’s exciting, and above all, it’s strong. It seemingly protects you no matter what, and it’s like you’re own serene bubble on the inside. A car that stands out from the crowd, that smiles with personality is a breath of fresh […]

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Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie


For those that love a good old love story, look no further than Americanah. It is the story of two young Nigerians who return home after years apart whilst studying and working abroad. Their paths tail off in different directions but they both face challenges of adjusting to overseas life and also fitting back in […]

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In Bruges


If the 2008 film In Bruges didn’t get you packing your bags to explore the Flemish town, allow us to introduce you to one of the finest hot spots in Europe. Visiting Bruges is a bit like stepping back in time. With picturesque cobbled lanes and a labyrinth of peaceful canals, there’s no wonder Bruges […]

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February Culture Fix


Monthly Culture Fix ~ your guide to the newest releases, latest exhibitions and most fabulous places to see each month. February sees a plethora of exciting releases and openings happening across the UK and further afield. Whether film, music or art is your thing, we’ve picked the hottest highlights for your culture fix this month. […]

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The Rubens at the Palace London


Envisage the scene from Titanic in which the camera glides through the doors of the first class lounge, inviting you in to a world of elaborate fabrics and mirrored walls and and expensive china. And you’re in The Rubens at the Palace. The hotel is underpinned by this particular Titanic grandure throughout, magnificence and splendour […]

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The Ice Cream Girls book review


This thrilling bestselling novel by Dorothy Koomson, of which ITV aired a three-part adaptation, focuses on two lead characters Serena and Poppy who are the only witnesses to a tragic event in which a man dies, they are dubbed ‘The Ice Cream Girls’, one of them is found guilty and sent to prison and the […]

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Serpentine Bar and Kitchen


So, we’re on the verge of having weather worthy of a beach and a pool with scorching days and balmy evenings, a time when eating alfresco is a must. We have found an alfresco oasis right in the heart of London. “A celebration of rural beauty in an urban landscape” – The Serpentine Bar & […]

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