REVIEW: PASTA MASTERCLASS AT FRESCOBALDI

As a blogger, it’s very easy to be pigeon-holed when you’re in fashion or beauty – if you have long hair it equates to shampoos and blow-dries, and a clear complexion points to straight to sponsored skincare. I’m definitely not complaining but one of the reasons I enjoyed writing for magazines was the breadth of topics I was assigned. So…
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RENEGADE LONDON WINE, BETHNAL GREEN

Urban winery in Bethnal Green, Renegade London has been featured on Vice and Time Out. When I was invited down to check it out I thought: I love wine, it’s cheaper than therapy, so why not? The tasting was arranged for Bank Holiday. Renegade is the new resident of an ex-transgender sex club, in the archway of an overground train station.…
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WHAT A GIRL EATS: TEMPER, LONDON

I first came across Temper via Instagram, where a girl that I follow posted a picture of a seductively lit flatbread adorned with a throbbing pink handful of flesh. Upon further investigation, and by that I mean I stalked other people’s intimate Iphone snaps of the plates, I gathered that it was a new Soho restaurant opened by the barbecue connoisseur Neil Rankin.…
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THE HAUTE TRAVELS | MORI NO TERRACE HOTEL, YUFUIN

Hot Springs hotel The hotel is situated in Yufuin, famed for it’s decadent display of fiery autumn leaves. This countryside area is also known for its beautifying and medicinal hot springs, a popular activity for Japanese tourists. Kind of our equivalent of weekend visits to farmhouses, wearing wellies in the mud and pretending that we don’t have office jobs. Although…
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Instagram Engagement Myths Debunked

‘Do I have enough engagement?’ Users are unique and do not always share the same habits, especially so if you’re dealing with an audience spread out all over the globe. That is why when I moved back to London I wasn’t too despondent about the amount of likes I received, even though my following was improving. As I knew that…
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‘MURAKAMI’: THE ART SERIES

There is not one bad thing, memory or souvenir (mostly snacks hehe) that I brought back with me from Tokyo. It’s the city that Murakami instilled with poignant mysticism, and I can only say that I’m completely in love, as ice is cold and roses are red (Sputnik Sweetheart). On the first day, I wandered around Shinjuku, the area in…
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