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Nailing It: Nailberry Young & Fabulous / Grosielle Review and Swatches

As with lipstick, I tend to stay on the dark side with my nail polish, year-round. Here’s a peek of my polish collection – as you can see it’s mainly greys, blues, deep wine, purples……. https://instagram.com/p/zSL1FVr_h2/?taken-by=wonderlustinglynda   Every once in a while though, I fancy something bright and pretty. And so into my nail life twirled these two shades from Nailberry. Nailberry is a 4-free (made without formaldehyde, … Continue reading Nailing It: Nailberry Young & Fabulous / Grosielle Review and Swatches

London: Far from the madding Oxford Street crowds: John Lewis Roof Garden

You could discover something new in London every single day. Yesterday I discovered that there is a roof garden on the top floor of John Lewis on Oxford Street.  It’s so peaceful up there far from the madding Oxford Street crowds. The garden has been designed by Tony Woods, RHS Young Garden Designer of the Year 2013, whose winning design was based on achieving tranquility … Continue reading London: Far from the madding Oxford Street crowds: John Lewis Roof Garden

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 sprinkle of coconut sugar/demerara sugar INSTRUCTIONS: Place the water and … Continue reading Recipe: Mojito Ice Lollies

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Summer Snacks: Sorry Wall’s, Solero Mojito Ice Lolly Sucks

Imagine my excitement when I spotted this ice lolly in the freezer cabinet of my local corner shop. Solero Mojito with rum (it’s only 0.5% mind). Yum! We’ve been basking in lovely summery weather so ice lolly and mojito – bingo! Solero mojito is described by Wall’s as “Mojito flavour lemon lime water ice with rum and a mint flavour lemon lime core” I ripped off … Continue reading Summer Snacks: Sorry Wall’s, Solero Mojito Ice Lolly Sucks

Nailing It: Yellow Fever! (Barry M yellow nail paint)

I love yellow. It’s just so cheering and spirit lifting. I defy you to feel sorry for yourself when looking at yellow.  Jo over at Patent Purple Life recently blogged about her “sunshine in a bottle”, (Maybelline Colorshow Electric Yellow) which inspired me to catch yellow fever and go bright with my nails too. The nail polish on my fingers tends to be on the dark … Continue reading Nailing It: Yellow Fever! (Barry M yellow nail paint)

Feeling Hot Hot Hot? The Most Refreshing Drink Ever ~ Watermelon Limeade

We have had 10 days in a row of scorching sunshine in London. Amazing. The hot weather is forecast to continue for at least another week. We are in a state of confusion. Day after day of sun. Some people seem to need an advice line to tell them how to cope with the psychological trauma of not being able to complain about the rain. … Continue reading Feeling Hot Hot Hot? The Most Refreshing Drink Ever ~ Watermelon Limeade

Style Queens At the Sport of Kings: MINT Polo in the Park

My general life ethos is “why not?” so when Coast recently invited me to join them at MINT Polo in the Park, who was I to decline.  Chukkas, Charles & Camilla, Champagne and (Jilly) Cooper were the extent of my knowledge of the Sport of Kings and I was looking forward to learning more. The annual event is held at the Hurlingham Club, considered by … Continue reading Style Queens At the Sport of Kings: MINT Polo in the Park