The Londoness


Born in Paris.

Made in London.

Teller of London Tales.

Sacré Bleu, Blanc and Rouge!

Last updated on June 2nd, 2021 at 07:02 amThey say you are the nationality that you dream in. My dreams have always been a mélange of Franglais, but I have to admit that the English has…

Falling in Autumn

Last updated on June 2nd, 2021 at 06:59 amAs Summer prepares to retire and the long days start to wane, it’s time to banish the summer’s end blues and prepare for my favourite time of year….

Algarve, Golden Triangle

This Shore is More

Last updated on April 2nd, 2020 at 08:40 amMykonos may be alluring, Ibiza tantalizing, and St Tropez may have the ultimate swagger, but the Algarve in Portugal is my port of call for dreamy, charming and…

Kids-London-Summer-BFG

London for the Little Darlings

Last updated on June 2nd, 2021 at 06:58 amOh dear, it’s the summer holidays which means one thing: M and M, or Madness and Mayhem.  Your little ones are catapulted from the school classroom back into…

London’s Tealightful Teas

Last updated on June 2nd, 2021 at 06:54 amDripping crumpets, rich, tangy and melt-in-the-mouth Victoria Sponge, a warm, orange-scented clotted cream of a scone, and a spicy brew made of leaves from far-flung exotic places such…

A Life in Movies

Last updated on June 2nd, 2021 at 06:45 amI wasn’t born with a silver spoon but rather into the silver screen and into a life in movies. Darryl F. Zanuck, the flamboyant 20th Century Fox movie…

Amalfi, Ravello, Gore Vidal, Santa Caterina

An Amalfian Love Story

Last updated on March 3rd, 2021 at 04:54 pmMy Italian memory starts with a train journey from Sorrento to Pompeii at the age of eight. It was a packed and rickety train, winding its agitated way…

Book Now

Last updated on February 18th, 2021 at 12:31 pmObsessed with Jude You’ll need to join the online queue for these tickets when the box office opens at 10am this Monday 16th May, but it will be worth…

BOOK NOW

Last updated on February 18th, 2021 at 12:31 pmThe Game’s Afoot – Enfants Terribles at Madame Tussaud Coming in July 2016, this immersive adult only experience is run by Les Enfants Terribles. It’s an interactive Whodunit…

HOLI COW!

Last updated on October 22nd, 2020 at 03:54 pmHoli is an ancient Hindu celebration which is also known as the Festival of Colours. It marks the end of winter and the start of the spring harvest…

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