Whistler In The East End

Next tickets available for my walking tour are on Sunday 21st August Click here to book for THE GENTLE AUTHOR’S TOUR OF SPITALFIELDS . William Jones, Limeburner, Wapping High St American-born artist, James Abbott McNeill Whistler, was the first artist to appreciate the utilitarian environment of the East End on its own terms, seeing the … Read more

How To Spend A Weekend In Lisbon

Lisbon, in all its steep glory. Image by Liam McKay on Unsplash. Stunning but in a casual, effortless way. Picturesque but kind of rowdy. Great cheap wine, amazing seafood, long sultry evenings: Lisbon’s an enchantress. Getting to Lisbon Flights go regularly from Heathrow (BA and TAP), Gatwick (easyJet), Luton (easyJet), and Stansted (Ryanair). If … Read more

7 Of The Best To Explore

Everyone enjoys going to a local flea market to discover exciting trinkets and rarities you won’t find anywhere else. From vintage clothes to fresh produce, fine foods and drinks, and fascinating secondhand items – there’s all manner of things that you can unearth in your backyard flea market. Here’s a rundown of eight of the … Read more

Here’s Why Leeds Castle Should Be On Your Summer Holiday Hit-List

This is a sponsored article on behalf of Leeds Castle. Don’t be fooled by the name – the delights of Leeds Castle are closer than you think. Nestled among rolling Kent countryside, it may be the ultimate summer holiday day trip. And we can prove it. Before we dive in, it’s important to know that … Read more

London Drought: Latest Updates On Extreme Weather In The Capital

Parched parks in a previous heatwave. Photo: Mark Ramsay via creative commons As of Friday 12 August, London is among the parts of the UK now officially living under drought conditions. It comes after the whole country was put under ‘prolonged dry weather’ status a couple of weeks ago. Here’s what the drought means for … Read more

The Bombay Sapphire Premier Cru Guide To Living Your Best London Life This Summer

Us Londoners are positively spoiled for choice when it comes to planning our leisure time. With so many incredible restaurants, bars, exhibitions and events to explore it can seem impossible to choose… In celebration of their vibrant, hand crafted Premier Cru Murcian lemon gin, Bombay Sapphire has rounded up some of the best cultural events … Read more

Best Barre Classes | Fitness

If you want the long, lean limbs and sculpted body of a ballerina (but don’t have the co-ordination of a dancer or the desire to wear a tuu) then barre is the workout for you. The classes use small holds and isometric movements to tone your body and improve your posture. They may seem like … Read more

Tickets Are Now On Sale For ‘Harry Potter: A Forbidden Forest Experience’

A woodland trail inspired by the Forbidden Forest from the Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts series will be returning to Arley Hall & Gardens in Cheshire this Autumn. Taking fans on a journey that will quite literally illuminate some of their favorite Forbidden Forest moments, the incredible experience makes for a perfect getaway if you’re … Read more