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Made in London.

Teller of London Tales.

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Follow me and my London Blog for a capital round-up of London's historical, quirky and unusual places. Visit some of city's best museums and galleries, get a supreme peek at Royal London, and grab a seat next to me as I eat my way around London's restaurants.

MullenLowe NOVA Awards 2021

Remember that balloon dress that had tongues wagging all over the design world in 2019? The latex brainchild of Fredrik Tjærandsen, it was the overall winner of the MullenLowe NOVA Awards for Fresh Creative Talent, a 10-year partnership between Central Saint Martins and global marketing communications network MullenLowe Group. In case you haven’t heard of…

things to do in London this July 2021

What’s on in London this July & August 2021

As London heads into July (oh sun, where art thou?) you’ll be pleased to know there will be plenty of things to keep you out of mischief. And as yours truly will be on holiday later this month, the usual Londoness Loves round-up is a bumper issue which includes some of the best things to…

What’s on in London this June, things to do in London in June 2021

What’s on in London this June 2021

Oh it’s good to be back London, and June is the gift that keeps on giving. Here’s a round-up of some of the best things to do in London this June including art exhibitions, theatre, events, opera and classical music. And as an extra bonus, keep your eye on my Instagram page early next week…

Gold and Glory Hampton Court Palace

Gold and Glory at Hampton Court Palace

Hampton Court Palace is re-opening its exalted doors with Gold and Glory, an exhibition celebrating the legendary coming together of Henry VIII and Francois I at the Field of Cloth of Gold. The exhibition showcases the extraordinary savoir-faire of Tudor England and Valois France with a priceless and astonishing collection of tapestry and textile, artwork…

Strawberry Hill House Cafe, museum cafe London

Cake at the Museum: Strawberry Hill House Café in Twickenham

One of my favourite places to have some cake and tea is in the Great Cloister overlooking the gardens of Horace Walpole’s Gothic fantasy at Strawberry Hill House. It’s a charming museum café from which you can stare across the Walpolian gardens where Georgian London’s great and godly once partied. Or when the sun is…

London’s alternative museums: 22 quirky & unusual museums you absolutely must see when you visit London

Last updated on May 27th, 2021 at 06:07 pmLet’s go and discover some alternative museums in London: 22 must-see unusual, off-beat, historical and secret museums everyone should visit at least once in London You’ve done the Tower of London, the British Museum, Madame Tussauds and Westminster Abbey. But there’s so much more to London than…

What’s on in London this May

What’s on in London this May 2021

Last updated on June 2nd, 2021 at 01:15 pmIt’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for! Theatres, musical venues and museums can finally swing open their doors again. And with not one but two May bank holiday weekends, there’s even more reason to start planning some fun outings in the shiny, newly-opened capital. Here’s a…

London Best Tour Guides

London’s Best Tour Guides

Last updated on April 27th, 2021 at 04:35 amAre you looking for the best tour guide in London? Hiring a private tour guide or joining a public tour in London can be one of the best ways to experience the capital as a tourist, or even as a Londoner. You might be looking for an…

What’s on in London after lockdown 2021

Last updated on May 8th, 2021 at 10:37 amAs London prepares to ease out of lockdown, museums, galleries and music venues are starting to come out of hibernation, and across our theatres, the lights will soon flicker back on. Here is a glimpse of what’s on in London after lockdown 2021, including some of the…

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