Penhaligon – Orange Blossom

originally created in 1976 and resurrected through the Anthology Collection launched in 2010 Orange Blossom £97 is back with us. They Say: Orange Blossom has been transformed into a luminous honeyed floral. Lush with Calabrian orange and bergamot and tempered with Virginian cedar, rose and peach flower. Wearing Orange Blossom is like walking from shade…

Penhaligons – Ellenisia

Launched in 2004 Penhaligons Ellenisia £118 was a fragrance designed for women They Say: Ellenisia is an extravagant floral with armfuls of heady white blooms wrapped in swathes of sweet plum and vanilla. As the green shock of the violet and mandarin settle you can close your eyes and just picture the bouquets of gardenia,…

X-Gin Aphrodisiac – Chocolate infused Gin

Now we all know how much I adore Gin, and there are more and more Gins out there on the market today. So why not write some reviews on the wonderous Gins I have sampled. as you know I have already reviewed a few sporadiacally here and here. Up for review today the wonderfully named…

The Bristol – Boutique Hotel

So a while ago I mentioned I was called to a work conference in Bristol and I decided to check into the Bristol Hotel, a self-proclaimed Boutique Hotel in Bristol city centre owned by the Doyle Collection. They Say: The Bristol hotel enjoys an unbeatable waterfront location in the heart of one of the UK’s…

Nespresso Lattissima

So sometimes you need to make an investment when you see a bargain. I’ve been looking to upgrade my old Dolce Gusto for ages as well lets face it £4 for 8 cups of coffee if you are using the milk pods too well it all adds up! So when i saw this at less…

Penhaligons – Vaara

Launched in 2013 as a Eastern inspired fragrance was Vaara £134. They Say: Vaara started life as the passion of His Highness Gaj Singh II who wanted to reflect his family’s deep love and connection with Jodhpur. Vaara offers a unique and beautiful glimpse into this aromatic world of the Maharaja. Perfumer Bertand Duchaufour’s journey…

The River Grille – Bristol

Recently whilst away for a work conference we stumbled across here to eat The River Grille. They Say: With its lofty dimensions, exquisite wooden floors and floor-to-ceiling windows offering stunning views of the Harbourside, The River Grille is one of Bristol’s most elegant dining venues – famed for its superb steaks, vibrant ambience and unique…

Ben Nye – Luxury Banana Powder

So we know this is a cult favourite of many, but what on earth is it? They Say Ben Nye’s Bella Luxury Banana Powder gives you more than enough reason to go bananas for these silky-fine, mattifying translucent setting powders! With just a hint of color, you won’t miss the white cast in your photos…

Penhaligons – Iris Prima

Launched in 2013 Iris Prima £134 was created in 2013 and was designed to be a unisex fragrance for men and women. They Say: Iris Prima is a work of olfactory choreography, with Iris Absolute in the role of Prima Ballerina. Effortlessly elegant and faintly melancholic, Iris Prima offers a fascinating glimpse into the secluded…

Cyclax Nature Pure Lavender & Tea Tree Clarifying Face Mask

Ah the pampering feeling of a face pack, nothing makes me feel like I have done a good turn for my skin that slathering on a face pack sitting back and relaxing for the next 15 minutes. As you know I have previously reviewed the Cyclax Cucumber Face Pack – so it seemed only fair…

Savonnier de Provence Lemon Mint

Ah the wonders of body wash, one of my vices. So whilst at TK Maxx I came across some Savonnier de Provence products, I have to admit I fell in love with the gorgeous rustic decidedly French label. I love the fonts on the label and the colour of the product. It is also nice…