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Now that Spring has officially arrived there are fewer places more beautiful to enjoy the lighter evenings than Richmond. The pretty town with it’s pretty building feels more like a countryside spot than a part of a giant city, and with the river meandering through it, it’s the perfect spot to escape the hustle and [...]

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Because I have possibly the worst sense of direction known to man, I tend to avoid the madness that is Clapham Junction station. It fills me with dread when I step onto the platform from my train and have to work out how on earth I’m going to make it out of the station. It’s [...]

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I read a brilliant article about the current trend for so-called ‘clean eating’ in The Sunday Times recently. It was by columnist India Knight, and it sang straight to my heart. In it, she bemoaned the upsurge of ‘wellness bloggers’, those self-appointed health gurus who are shovelling their images of organic, protein-shot, pomegranate-sprinkled plates/shakes/dust down [...]

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My latest tastecard adventure took me to a part of London that I am not too familiar with. Kings Road, Fulham. Or “The Kings Road” as it’s fondly known. What perception is conjured up by Kings Road? Well, it was famous in the 1960’s for style icons Vivienne Westwood and Malcolm McLaren. Nowadays, it still [...]

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I called Balham home for most of 2015. I never thought I’d venture to living south of the river (the fear of the south was always way too real), but there’s something so wonderful about this Zone 3 village style area of London. It’s quiet. There are yummy mummies in yoga pants EVERYWHERE. It has [...]

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