LA Snapshots

I remember the first time I came to Los Angeles, I couldn’t wait to leave again, the whole vastness of this large, sprawling city left me cold. ¬†However, over the course of a few years, I not only came to understand and navigate this vibrant, creative metropolis, but fell in love with its many different facets, so much so, that myself and my husband have lived here for 3 years! One of the great things […]

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DESERT DAZE

I make no secret of my love for Palm Springs and am always ready to head out to the desert for some relaxation amongst the swaying palms set against the majestic San Jacinto mountains. Memorial weekend (Whitsun in the UK) seemed as though it would be spent ¬†relatively quietly at home, until the husband surprised me with a spontaneous stay at the Del Marcos Hotel on Monday night. Bear in mind, we were both in […]

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Desert Modernists

If you’ve read my previous posts, you will know about my love affair with Palm Springs and its easy vibe and beautiful architecture. There is nothing quite like the warmth of that desert sun. We almost went to Coachella this year, a favourite band of mine and my husbands were playing the festival on the Friday evening and the plan was to drive down, watch them play and then hotfoot it back to Pasadena afterwards. […]

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Work it Out

It’s no secret that exercise is essential to keep mind and body healthy, especially as we get older. For example, weight training is amazing for keeping the metabolism fired up, burning fat, building muscle tone and keeping bone mass. Running outside is great for lung stamina and an easy tool for promoting a healthy state of mind and yoga is of course good just about everything, strength, flexibility, calmness, mental clarity, the list goes on……. […]

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Give Your Molars Back Their Sparkle With Smile Brilliant, The Best At Home Teeth Whitening System

As we age, so do our teeth and they can lose their sparkly white, youthful lustre. Add to this, years of drinking coffee or red wine, for example and you may not be happy about grinning and bearing it for the camera anymore!¬† There are a myriad of over the counter options that all promise you the white teeth of your dreams and whilst some do work moderately well, they just can’t compete with the […]

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