Standing in the train station after a particularly stressful week, I needed a laugh and seeing Miranda’s face looking down at me made me think that this would definitely give me what I needed. A simple laugh and a bit of escapism. Did it? Well, there were definitely some laugh-out-loud moments and some not so funny ones, but all in all I would still recommend it. So, in the style…

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I’m heading to Book Club this evening, which if you remember essentially means ‘wine-and-cheese-talk-about-book-for-5-mins-club’. Occasionally, instead of taking it in turns to host it at each other’s homes, we just meet at an actual wine and cheese bar and go sufficiently wild for a Monday or Wednesday night. A few weeks ago Sophie , one of our members, suggested a little place called Albertine Wine Bar in Shepherd’s Bush, West…

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A Street Cat Named Bob: How One Man and His Cat Found Hope on the Streets I bought this book after a recommendation on a friend’s blog. It said ‘uplifting, heartwarming tale’ in many reviews and this was exactly the kind of book that I wanted to be reading at the time as a couple of recent reads had been a bit heavy and depressing. And this was definitely the…

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Last week I attended a very grand event at The Dorchester Hotel in London. It made a nice change to my usual evening routine; dragging myself to the gym and rushing to get dinner ready. Rushing straight from the office in a floor length gown and flats (function over fashion ALWAYS) on the Tube via Hyde Park, I felt like glamour personified. Not. However, upon arrival at The Dorchester with…

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