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Natural Beauty: Balance Me Super Moisturising Body Oil Review
Beauty / Reviews

Natural Beauty: Balance Me Super Moisturising Body Oil Review

I like the sound of Balance Me and its philosophy of “beauty that works naturally” offering products that are within the affordable luxury price bracket. The company was founded in 2005 by two sisters after they left the corporate world in a quest to achieve a better work-life balance. The brand has achieved a fair number of accolades … Continue reading

London: BFI Teenage Kicks Season Kicks Off, 1 – 31 August 2014
Culture / London

London: BFI Teenage Kicks Season Kicks Off, 1 – 31 August 2014

I have been an employed adult for longer than I care to think about and yet I still get that “school’s out for summer” feeling every year. Swiftly followed by the crushing realisation that “no it’s not“ but “hurrah I can now get a seat on public transport“. This August, the BFI is celebrating the highs and … Continue reading

Natural Beauty: Therapi Orange Blossom skincare review
Beauty / Reviews

Natural Beauty: Therapi Orange Blossom skincare review

I love it when a competition winner gives feedback on a prize they’ve won. Lola won last month’s competition to win this Therapi honey skincare set. Read below for what she had to say. Lola Skinner: THERAPI ORANGE BLOSSOM HONEY GEL CLEANSER REVIEW* Therapi claims: “A lightly foaming gel wash. Nourishing honey and natural extracts of yucca gently … Continue reading

Sunday Lunch, The Garden Restaurant at Orsett Hall
Eating Out / Food & Drink / Travel

Sunday Lunch, The Garden Restaurant at Orsett Hall

I recently shared my spa experience at Kukana Spa at Orsett Hall, a luxury hotel in Thurrock, Essex. The second part of my treat was Sunday lunch in the  Garden Restaurant, at Orsett Hall. The Garden restaurant offers far more than standard hotel fare and operates as a stand alone setting. The chef, Robert Pearce, was crowned … Continue reading

Skincare empties – Balance Me, Bliss, Bodhi, LAQA & Co, Neom, Sarah Chapman, Shu Uemura
Beauty

Skincare empties – Balance Me, Bliss, Bodhi, LAQA & Co, Neom, Sarah Chapman, Shu Uemura

Well my three-month spending ban is underway and it’s actually been good to start using up the goodies in my stash. The last few weeks have been spent using up dregs of bottles so I could get on with opening new stuff. I’ll be doing another fullies (still trying to make that happen) post shortly. Bodhi Jasmine … Continue reading

Recipe: Mojito Ice Lollies
Food & Drink / Recipes

Recipe: Mojito Ice Lollies

After tasting that very disappointing Solero Mojito, I figured I could come up with something better so I did! RECIPE: MOJITO ICE LOLLIES  INGREDIENTS for 4 ice lollies: 4 limes 1 cup of water 1 tablespoon of coconut sugar (or demerara sugar) 1 tablespoon of dark rum (optional) Handful of fresh mint For topping – splash of dark rum/lime juice/water and … Continue reading