Hotel Cafe Royal – The Green Bar

Another evening in London, and why not explore somewhere new and dark for a cocktail? After a long days shopping I decided to pop in to a bar with a friend before heading back on the train. Our bar of choice? Hotel Cafe Royal – The Green Bar They Say: One of the finest luxury…

Fortnum’s Tea Disc Infuser

The eternal teapot dilemma. What if you wish to have tea for one, but are using loose leaf tea? Until now I had been resorting to the traditional teapot and strainer or if not a tea bag *Cringe* shock horror! So I decided that was something that could not go on due to the large…

Grenade Carb Killa Banana Armour – Protein Bar

Finally a non chocolate flavoured protein bar!, okay well that’s not entirely true as there is chocolate in this but it is also banana flavour Grenade Carb Killa Banana Armour – Protein Bar £29.88 for 12 They Say: Delicious high protein bar with a banana flavoured centre, caramel layer & crunchy biscuit base Low sugar…

Fortnum’s Gin

Being a Gin lover and for those who regulary follow my blog you know I also love Fortnums so when they brought out their London Dry Gin I had to be on my list of Gin’s to try. Fortnum’s London Dry Gin, 50cl £28.50 They Say: Fortnum’s exclusive London Dry Gin is a tribute to…

Yankee – Black Coconut

I adore candles, for me they are what makes a house a home. I like nothing more than coming home from work or finishing for the day and lightly a candle as the sun sets. Candles are not cheap especially Yankee. So whilst going through some draws I found this jar tucked away in the…

Fortnum and Mason – Fortmason Tea

Who doesn’t love Fortnum and Mason, and we cannot think of the iconic brand without thinking of tea. Something they are world renowned for. I reviewed their Jubilee Tea quite a while ago and after a recent trip to London it seemed only right to pick up another delicious blend to try. Today it is…

Pharma Whey HT+ Bars

Another week another protein bar review, seriously I cannot get enough of them, so easy to fit in my bag, munch in my car on the way to work, for a super simple calorie controlled brekkie. Up for review today: Pharma Whey HT+ Bars They Say: The PhD Nutrition Whey HT+ Bar is a great…

Penhaligons – The Coveted Duchess Rose

Who doesn’t like the wonders of Penhaligions. It is like walking into a specialist apothecary to pick out a elixir. It is filled with wonder and intrigue and I fall in love time and time again with their scents. Recently they have released their Portraits Collection based on stories around fictional British aristocracy to explain…

The Phene – Chelsea

As those who follow my blog know I no longer live in London but often still head up there to see friends of mine or days out. So for lunch we decided to go to The Phene in Chelsea and a short 15 minute walk down Kings Road from Sloane Square. They Say: With a…

Maximuscle Promax Lean Bars

So I’ve been using Meal replacement bars off and on for a number of years, but my old bars were harder to get hold of and I was really starting to go off the taste, so the hun for a new bar began. Up for review today: Maximuscle Promax Lean Bars I stumbled across these…

Leek and Brussel – Allotment Soup

So I’ve started clearing the allotment for the plans for the new gardening year. My leeks didn’t do too well (I didn’t plant them deep enough) and the brussels I harvest a little late. Still enough of a haul to wonder what to do with it! So why not make a simple hearty soup? Ingredients:…

L’Occitane Ultra Rich Shower Cream

I have to be honest the words ‘ultra rich’ caught me on this one (thanks marketing guys!). Our bodies all get a little battered during those winter months, skin gets dry and cracked or spotty and blotchy and when i came across this well the name kind of says it all. Ultra Rich Shower Cream…