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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Fun in LA on Love Day (Or Any Other Day That Takes Your Fancy)

Ah, the season of love is upon us again, that day when florists and restaurants rub their hands in glee. But wait! What if doing something a little more ingenious is the trick up your sleeve and going with your main squeeze , or even getting together a group of friends to enjoy places and spaces that this vibrant city has to offer, is more your speed. There is a myriad of things to do in Los Angeles, let’s face it, there are more […]

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No Thanks Sugar, I’m Sweet Enough!

It has been 4 years now since I said goodbye to sugar. I was a 2 teaspoons of sugar in my numerous cups of tea kind of girl and a  lover of a  full Afternoon Tea, the more sugary the  confections, the better and don’t go skimping on the jam and cream!! Finding a fabulous setting in some of the most beautiful hotels and spaces around the world, my husband and I would sit and […]

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