Singapore Airlines: The Business Class Experience

Singapore Airlines has a reputation for delivering a world class service up in the air. However having frequently travelled Business Class with a few airlines, Singapore Airlines is far from my favourite. Whilst the Kris Flyer Business Class Lounge in Singapore is comfortable (despite not serving any Champagne), the food and comfort offered in Business Class does […]

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Fab Cheap Food at Proud East in Haggerston

We were looking for pre-pub cheap eats in east London on a Saturday night when we stumbled upon this great find, Proud East in Haggerston. The location is fantastic, it is right on the canal and just a stones throw away from Haggerston and Dalston Junction overground stations. It has plenty of outdoor seating and this […]

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TFL Walks: Beckton to Woolwich and then to Falconwood

My husband and I are working our way through the Capital Ring, a series of walks designed by TFL circling London. Last weekend we did two walks beginning at Beckton via Woolwich and ending up in Falconwood. This was my favourite walk so far as we got to see a mixture of city highlights, stunning Thames views, interesting industrial sites and […]

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How Well Do You Think You Know Europe?

Europe is an amazing continent with many different cultures living side by side. It is famous in history and the arts and is on the cutting edge of new technology therefore making it one of the best places on Earth to live. So this begs the question, how well do you think you know Europe?

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TFL Walks: Hackney Wick to Stoke Newington

My husband and I started to do the TFL Walks at the beginning of the British Summer in a bid to get fit and see more of London. This section of the TFL Capital Ring Walk is one of my favourites. We did the walk backwards and started at Hackney Wick Overground station, then walked […]

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Sydney, Singapore and London: Three Great Cities

Sydney, Singapore and London are among the most exciting and liveable cities in the world and as financial centres, they offer good career prospects. I have been fortunate to spend time living in each and I love them all. But each offers a uniquely different lifestyle and if I was pressed to choose my favourite, […]

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Meet the Londoner who Drives and Shuns Public Transport

London is one of the busiest cities with the most iconic and famous public transport system in the world. Everybody knows the tube and the double-decker red bus! However I recently was shocked to meet a Londoner who shuns public transport and drives to work! I thought he must be crazy, and he confirmed my thoughts […]

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Tate Modern Level 10: Views of London

The London Tate Modern museum opened its fantastic new building in June 2016. The Switch House has a free viewing platform on level 10 where you can see the most amazing views of London, including all the most-loved favourites from this iconic skyline including the Razor, the Shard, the Gherkin and the Cheese Grater. These are some photos I […]

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Bloodlust Craving Steak

Hi Flossy, For years I was a vegetarian but recently I have started eating red meat again. Ironically I prefer steak and the rarer the better. Given your previous articles on London steak houses where should I be looking and what are the latest trends in accompaniments? Bloodlust in London  

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Two Guys on a Black Moped Stole our iPhone

I never expected it to happen in London, but this weekend we were robbed in broad daylight by a black moped! My husband and I were standing outside Aldgate House, around the corner from Aldgate Station on Whitechapel High Street, looking at Google Maps on our iPhone 6. Out of nowhere, two guys dressed in […]

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Get Creative & Paint Ikea Drawers

It’s impossible to beat IKEA’s simple and cheap furniture designs. Just where else can you find a dining table for £20 or an outdoor furniture set for under £100? For that reason, I’ve been an IKEA fan for years and I’m not the only one. The only problem is, whenever I visit someone else’s house […]

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