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5 of the best: Drinks trolleys

All the beautiful drinks trolleys out there at the moment give me visions of decedent, 1920’s cocktail parties in glamorous Coney Island mansions, a la Gatsby. Sigh – this is not the 1920’s, nor am I in The States. But hey, I can still snap up one of these gorgeous, shiny Art Deco style pieces, […]

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Surface Design Show 2016

Having attended the Surface Design Show for the past few years, I’ve noticed that it’s become more of a challenge to spot interesting, unusual materials. To find those that stand out from the overwhelming array of sleek, neutral finishes that start to blend in, within such a large exhibition space. This years’ offering however was […]

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7 beautiful rooms part III

 Here is another series of 7 gorgeous spaces to both get lost in and to find inspiration within… because who doesn’t like dreamily wishing they were amongst these  interiors? _________________________________________________ The space above collates thoughts of sophistication with a touch of hedonism. There’s something really striking about the various metallic accents that play on geometry, […]

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My Christmas Wish List

I must admit… being a life-long non-smoker, I’m forever one of those ‘tutters’ if found stuck behind a smoker; the pungent, polluted substance blowing straight back behind them and into my face. I have however been known, at this time of the year, to make wrongful accusations. Scrunching my face up at the supposed stream […]

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Stunning Italian, soulful setting: L’Anima

A dear friend of mine who couldn’t make it along to my birthday do offered to treat me to a celebratory dinner instead. While my usual thought process would be fixated on the food newbies to arrive in this ever-changing corner of town, there was a particular place that has kept my curious for some […]

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