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  • Swissotel Sydney review

    Tweet I arrived at the Swissotel Sydney after spending one night in Singapore and an eight hour flight, which followed a 12 hour flight from London, so I was slightly confused about where I was (or…

    February 28, 2017
  • Fab footwear for back to school

    Tweet When No 1 Son and I were in Shanghai we spent A LOT of time walking because it’s really the best way of seeing everything and immersing yourself in the culture and atmosphere when…

    September 1, 2015
  • Afternoon tea at The Savoy review

    Tweet It’s probably no surprise that I’m a big fan of afternoon teas – not just because of the cakey buns *cough* but because I think it’s a brilliant idea for a special occasion if you’re…

    August 4, 2015
  • Review: Zipjet drycleaning

    Tweet OK, first of all, I’m really not Monica Geller. I don’t get a kick out of hanging round dry-cleaners, watching the clothes go round – particularly on my precious days off. But working…

    April 6, 2015
  • Cirque du Soleil Kooza review

    Tweet On Tuesday night Harriet and I were invited to the premiere of Cirque du Soleil’s new show Kooza at the Royal Albert Hall. A bit of a confession here: the first and last time…

    January 8, 2015
  • My big fat 2014 review of the year

    Tweet MADE IT. Yes, dear reader I realise this 2014 review of the year has taken a while and it’s nearly 2015 but I’ve been busy doing stuff like moving house and stuffing my…

    December 30, 2014
  • Hudl 2 review

    Tweet When we were asked if we’d like to review a Hudl2 I was a bit skeptical; it seemed unlikely that a budget tablet that costs only £129 could offer the same sort of…

    October 13, 2014
  • Guardians of the Galaxy review

    Tweet I’ve had to wait a full 24 hours to blog this Guardians of the Galaxy review because it was under embargo until after the premiere had taken place; that’s how hot this movie…

    July 24, 2014
  • An easy way to carry your holiday money

    Tweet Remember traveller’s cheques? Ever since they stopped being quite so popular (and harder to find) I’ve been looking for a simple way to carry holiday money when I’m travelling abroad. Credit cards are…

    May 3, 2014