The London Concours at the HAC

I was invited recently to the London Concours at the Honourable Artillery Company in the City of London.  Having never been to the HAC before, I jumped at the chance … even though the main attractions were 80 cars. Never let it be said that I'm adverse to wearing a dress and drinking Champagne mid-morning.I still … Continue reading The London Concours at the HAC

Weekday Walks | Chelsea in Bloom

The Chelsea Flower Show has been and gone (and still I didn't get there), but I did make the time to capture of the gorgeous Chelsea in Bloom.  It ran from 21-26 May, the week after that most marvellous wedding and with London still on a high, the timing was perfect. I started my walk … Continue reading Weekday Walks | Chelsea in Bloom

Weekday Walks | St. James’s

St James's is bounded to the north by Piccadilly, to the west by Green Park, to the south by The Mall and St. James's Park and to the east by Haymarket. Post Second World War, the area became predominantly commercial but, as is happening in large swathes of Central London, it's slowly becoming a home for the very wealthy, with … Continue reading Weekday Walks | St. James’s

Weekday Walks |Kensington Mews

Of all the different types of architecture on offer in London, the hidden away mews are my absolute favourite.  And as you might expect, the wealthier parts of our capital have the best examples of them. I began and ended my walk at South Kensington tube station and my walk took around 90 minutes (plus 20 … Continue reading Weekday Walks |Kensington Mews

Weekday Walks | Marylebone

Even though I am now in my thirteenth year of London living,there is still a large part of the city waiting to be explored.Recently I spent a happy hour strolling the streets of Marylebone in Central London.   With the natural boundaries of Marylebone Road to the North, Oxford Street to the South, Great Portland Street to the East and … Continue reading Weekday Walks | Marylebone

Month in Numbers | April

Not all of April was awful.Some of April was amazing and awesome,and I chose to record the more positive aspects of the month.22: the number of scrapbook pages I made for our albums.You have no idea how less sad {as opposed to happy} scrapbooking makes me.21: the number of times I took the pooch for … Continue reading Month in Numbers | April