• Ostuni – A Puglian oasis in Highgate

    THIS RESTAURANT HAS NOW CLOSED DOWN Ever since experiencing the unique and beautiful region of Puglia nearly four years ago, I have craved the food I indulged in on my Italian adventure. So…

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    7 reasons to visit Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre

    On a warm summers day Mr S and I strolled along Bankside to my all time favourite theatre – The Globe. Even on my fourth visit the building never fails to…

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    No197 Chiswick Fire Station – ‘Go west young woman! Go west!’

    6pm on a typical gloomy looking British summer evening a bunch of media chicks were looking forward to an overdue catch-up. We rocked up to No197 Chiswick Fire Station, recently opened in…

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    Mondrian Hotel – Dandelyan & Sea Containers

    It was time for another Ms Mitchell meet-up and of course a luxury hotel on the Southbank was the natural choice for our summer dining. We were both yet to…

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    The Tate Modern Switch House: 5 reasons to rock up

    Art lovers rejoice there is a new soaring building in town to inspire the pants off you. Five years in the making the Tate Modern’s new 10-storey Switch House has…

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    Talli Joe – Half plates and cocktails | a London Indian restaurant

    A new restaurant on Shaftesbury Avenue is cutting against the grain of the usual fare seen on the Indian restaurant circuit. Bringing a world of exciting flavours and dishes through a…

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    Hale Country Club & Spa Manchester – And breathe…

    On a fast train back to my home land, I arrived at Manchester airport train station not to board a plane but head to a luxurious spa day. Beyond excited…

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    Dukes Hotel London Mayfair: A picnic like no other

    It was the week of biblical rainfall and watching numerous weather apps with an intense will of ‘please don’t rain on Sunday.’ Luckily the gods listened and the rain stayed…

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