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    Blokes, Beers and Burritos

    June 19, 2017

    I was sent Blokes, Beers and Burritos, to review for you and initially I was a bit dazzled by the vibrant pink cover. While I love chick lit, this was quite full on. The book turns out to be a fascinating read, though, and shouldn’t be dismissed as just another disposable chick lit novel. Yes, it manages to be lovely and light, and even rather saucy in places, BUT it will also make you think and maybe even teach you…

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    Cadbury’s Jaw Gym

    Sponsored post Finally, news of an exercise regime I could probably actually a) do and b) be quite keen to sign up for… Looks good, doesn’t it? Lovely Cadbury’s also kindly sent me some…

    May 22, 2017
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    Skinny Minnies

    Saw the Giacometti exhibition at the Tate Modern last week. What an amazing space the Tate is, particularly if, like lucky me, you are invited to the swanky opening night and you get to…

    May 17, 2017
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    Nuts for Cadbury’s

    Sponsored post As you know, we are slaves to Cadbury’s here – in fact, I’m pretty sure that the famous glass and a half of full cream milk was the way I got all…

    March 29, 2017
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    Emma Hamilton – Seduction and Celebrity

    There’s something hugely beguiling about the Greenwich Maritime Museum’s exhibition on Emma Hamilton, Seduction and Celebrity – appropriately enough, as Emma herself seemed to inveigle her way into hearts and minds with ease. In…

    March 9, 2017
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    Vanessa Bell

    Popped over to see the new Vanessa Bell exhibition at the Dulwich Picture Gallery last weekend – don’t tell a soul but it was essential research for my new whodunnit – and was rather…

    March 1, 2017
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    Making a Show

    I was excited to be asked to the private view of Tate Britain’s David Hockney show the other week. I used to have to cover these events for various newspapers and got very jaded…

    February 25, 2017
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    Jackie Oh

    Went to see Jackie at the weekend. It’s a strange and impressive film. In a way, it’s making something out of not very much – JFK hadn’t had time to make much of a…

    February 1, 2017
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    A Very Fine Hour and a Half

      I was at the cinema at the weekend (yes, yes, it was my second trip to La La Land, but I had to go, you understand – Child One was back briefly from…

    January 23, 2017
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    Passport to La La Land

    Well, after a vile week, I found the perfect antidote on Saturday – a long lunch with beloved friends, followed by watching the gorgeous movie La La Land. I shamelessly hijacked the lunch part…

    January 16, 2017