Archive for September 2010

Ever since I was a child I felt drawn to older people-they were more fun, more fascinating, more appealing. I loved listening to my parent’s friends or to be part of get togethers at my grandparents apartment where the levels … Read more

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Polpetto, which means an octopus in Italian, is a tiny sized restaurant sitting about 30 people, in the heart of Soho in Dean street. It is situated above a lovely pub called French house and you enter via a small wooden … Read more

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I have Finnish friends, so when a Finnish institute in London opened a temporary space in Hackney dedicated to Finnish food and design exhibition, we made plans to go and have a look during the weekend.  A former depot on … Read more

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Hermes scarfs are considered to be exquisite and stylish, but what if you can’t afford one? Last year Hobbs, the quintessential British brand that I considered to ‘grandmotherly’ for myself ‘introduced’ a new accessories line called NW3, named after the post … Read more

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August has been a lazy month on my beauty front as I enjoyed the sunshine (using SPF 30 on my body and SPF 15 on my face), the sea, the food and putting minimal make-up or none at all during the … Read more

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Like any woman interested in fashion, I am fascinated by Coco Chanel and her creations and ideas that remain ever so current in our fast-paced and constantly changing world. Last year, when I have read that Justine Picardie was publishing her long-researched … Read more

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Call me old-fashioned, but I love going to local delis to pick up fresh ingredients or cheeses or home made lasagnas for those days when I don’t feel like cooking. It’s always nice when the seller knows you and your … Read more

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As it is September and vacation season is mostly behind us, it is time to stock up on the autumn/winter make-up, hence Les Khakis de Chanel nail polish collection. There are three colours-Khaki Vert (a mossy green colour), a Khaki … Read more

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Reading is a great pleasure for me and I am always looking for books by the authors that I love but finding someone new, whose books I have never read, and who take me on the journey of worldly discovery … Read more

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I have had one of those productive, but very hectic weeks when things needed to be repaired, serviced etc.-fantastic when the results are achieved but quite exhausting too, hence my decision to have some ‘me-time’ on Saturday morning. Sisley, an expensive … Read more

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