I am a London – based freelance writer, editor and copywriter.
A journalist since 2008, I have worked independently since 2010 – focusing on a wide variety of sectors.
When I’m not working, you will find me reading classic novels, editing scripts and having heated discussions about football.
Eliza Delite. ©Lipstick Ink (Image source: londonburlesquefest.com) The vintage glamour of the burlesque scene has seduced the nation and it looks like this new golden era will endure for many more years to come. Burlesque is nothing new and dates all the way back to ancient Greece.
Prohibition Nights in London
Salon Du Chocolat Catwalk Show Photos: Chocolate week is over and with it London's first ever Salon Du Chocolat catwalk walk show. I must admit that although I enjoyed myself immensely, I'm not sad it's over. Goes to show even chocolate lovers can sometimes get sick of the sight of chocolate.
Image source: Twinwood Festival 2012 (www.twinwoodevents.com) Vintage festivals have always been a cool alternative to thumping music in a field and camping so why spend the day in a field when you can have retro makeovers, exchange cool fashion and buy collector's items. When: 10 May - 29 September 2013 Where: Southbank Centre Only in its second year, this summer long festival is a celebration of burlesque, cabaret, comedy, magic, circus and the best vaudeville acts from around the world.
Baby Shower Invitation £49.85 from Anista Designs (source: www.etsy.com/uk/shop/anistadesigns) These vintage inspired invitation booklets are unique, colourful and perfect for special occasions. £15 from The Vintage Drawer This baby shower invitation set has a very unique design and is a definite conversation starter.
I had heard great things about Ping Pong so I wanted to kill two birds with one stone - visit Ping Pong and check out the London Designer Outlet, all for the first time. With seven restaurants already opened around London, I had high expectations of the newly opened Ping Pong restaurant and I wasn't disappointed.
The one question I kept mauling over as I travelled almost 3 hours to get to Reach Bar and Kitchen was, why would anyone come all this way to visit a pub? Well, the answer is surprisingly good food!
A Review of Parlour, Canary Wharf.
More than just a cooking class: Last night was my fourth visit to Thai restaurant Mango Tree and the experience gets better with each visit. This latest visit was for a Thai cooking masterclass taught by celebrity chef Ian Pengelley.
New Japanese cooking school opens in the capital.
Barrio East Review
BEAUTY & FASHION
This year was my first time at Olympia Beauty show; it was an eye opener and an experience I thoroughly enjoyed. Over 500 beauty brands exhibited their products and more than 150 new products were launched over the three days. TOWIE's Amy Childs and Lauren Goodger had exhibition stands and signed autographs while Peter Andre launched his new female fragrance.
Who's hitting the catwalk?
Beauty Angel’s ELT Anti-ageing Review
Bridal Flower Crown, £25 from Paradise Shore (www.etsy.com/uk/shop/ParadiseShore) No wedding is complete without a dramatic bridal headpiece to make the bride stand out. Whether you love authentic vintage or vintage inspired hair pieces, here are ten bridal hair accessories to help you make a statement on your big day.
Top Ten Sulphate free Shampoo and Conditioners
Slendertone Face Anti-ageing treatment Review
Celgenics: Anti-aging Skincare and rejuvenating Facial Review
Valentine’s Day travel: romantic hotels
HEALTH & FITNESS
It's that time of year again when New Year resolutions surrounding weight loss and leading a healthier lifestyle comes to the fore. As someone who is 'allergic' to gym memberships, I thought it appropriate to offer an alternative for those looking to get fitter from home.
Mushroom diet for weight loss.
Fitness Gadget Review.
5 ways to keep fit at work.