I’ve worked on and off as a barista for the past four years now and during this time more coffee shops have opened than I would ever have thought possible. Whilst England is best known for it’s love of tea, Antipodeans have brought their passion for coffee over here with them and our country is … More London Coffee Guide
This is a plan for a sunny day when you feel like riding around South London a bit. It’s a good one if I do say so myself. I brought my friend Nia, owner of Esters and general food and cake enthusiast, to test this one with me. Coffee and Pastries at Brickhouse Lunch at … More A South London Cycling Trip: Dulwich, Brockley, Herne Hill and London Bridge.
Breakfast: the first, and perhaps the best meal of the day. I love reading menus and researching where to get the best breakfast in London, always hoping there’s somewhere new I have yet to discover. Usually, however, I come to the conclusion that I’ve already found all the best places in London. I love a … More The Perfect Breakfast
I’ve been toying with this for a while now. I want to keep a better track of what I’m eating, as a way to document ideas and sources of inspiration. This one is focussed on cake I have eaten out, although I plan to write about home baking and cooking projects too in future. I’m going … More Cake Diaries: April
The Marais has been established for a while now as one of the coolest neighbourhoods in Paris but, as it has become more expensive and overcrowded, businesses are starting to open slightly further out. Oberkampf, one of the least French sounding names for a Parisian Neighbourhood, is just ten minutes walk from the Marais and … More Oberkampf, Paris, A Guide
Every time I go to Peckham I am surprised by how much fun it is and it keeps getting better! It’s also easy for East Londoners like myself to get to, thanks to the speedy overground. South London Gallery is in an amazing old building and always has interesting exhibitions on and a quirky gift … More A Lovely London Day No. 2
London can be painfully bleak between January and March. The cold and grey seem interminable, the warm spring weather in Lisbon make it a perfect place to visit in early spring. Although many friends had raved to me about Lisbon I was still amazed by its beauty. Not only is it filled with winding … More A Lens on Lisbon