February 24

ESCAPE LONDON AND VISIT AMERICA – BEAT THE COVID BLUES Visit Beautiful Bacara Hotel, Santa Barbara

Beautiful Bacara. I’ll be back… Having the luxury job of reviewing some of the most beautiful hotels in the world, I always think …”Surely, it can’t get better than this.” But … enter the Ritz Carlton BACARA Hotel in Santa Barbara, California. I had always heard the Bacara Hotel was the Hollywood celebs hideaway from […]

February 10

ESCAPE LONDON AND VISIT AMERICA – Eight4Nine RESTAURANT IS BACK!

Enter the restaurant Eight4Nine, located in the heart of sunny Palm Springs, California and indulge yourself in the style of Beverly Hills dining darling! It’s definitely the hottest ‘outdoor’ dining restaurant in town. The silver lining to Coronavirus is discovering Eight4Nine restaurant. I just wish I lived in Palm Springs instead of only visiting.  The […]

February 09

Alastair Lockwood, eye health advisor for Feel Good Contacts and ophthalmologist discusses how the pressure to be always online is causing insomnia, migraines and digital eye strain

As a result of firms moving towards a culture of home working, their employees have move towards a culture of digital device dependency. Gone are the days of face-to-face internal team meetings and external client meetings, gossiping in the staff kitchen and lunches with colleagues. This has all been replaced by Zoom, Facetime and social […]

February 03

Bid For ‘money can’t buy’ prizes including Rio Ferdinand signed football shirt in silent auction for our critical friend Terry

It’s yours and my greatest fear; becoming another statistic in that tragic 100,000 people in the UK who have lost their precious lives.  Wouldn’t you do anything to stop that happening, and more so – wouldn’t you do anything to protect your loved ones from the virus? Imagine our scenario; away on a business trip […]

January 04

BEAUTY – Beauty from within

New Year always starts with resolutions. Join us for the exploration of beauty from within…..  Sun Chlorella powder is coveted by several Victoria Secret models and I knew I had to try it for myself. The month supply is made of 30 sachets of dried green powder which is a 100% pure pulverized chlorella. At […]

December 22

LONDON EVENTS – The London Cabaret Club presents ‘Christmas Royale’ show

5 minutes from Holborn Station awaits your destination, an extravagant night out provided by the prominent London Cabaret Club. Due to the fact that we are nearly at the end of 2020 and let’s be honest, it is a year we would ALL happily wave goodbye too, The London Cabaret Club presents their Christmas Royale […]

December 07

ESCAPE LONDON – A perfect spa for a romantic getaway the The Malvern Spa Hotel

The Malvern Spa Hotel is located in the Midlands just outside Worcester, to which the drive from Surrey was incredibly simple. I booked a visit for Monday – Tuesday to celebrate an anniversary with my partner. With current restrictions in place concerning COVID-19, the Hotel did an excellent job of making the booking process easy and […]

December 07

ESCAPE LONDON AND VISIT AMERICA – Why Las Vegas is the place to head and stay safe

When one man in a travel ban took a flight to Nevada, he expected uncertain times ahead. What he found exceeded all his expectations and more – as he tells his story. During both lockdowns, sometimes one’s opinion has been unpopular, sometimes it takes someone to speak up and change others’ viewpoints – and this […]

December 01

BEAUTY – The Natural Beauty products we covet

I first came across Dr. Hauschka products in the spa of Sandy Lane resort in Barbados. I fell in love with the gentle use of botanicals and oils, married with active ingredients for superb performance. Drumroll, they have a new haircare range, Shampoo, Conditioner, Hair Tonic and Hair Oil. I got fine curly and coloured […]

November 18

ESCAPE LONDON VISIT AMERICA – “BEAT THE COVID BLUES” – Don’t confine, Go Recline at Dr. Elstein’s divine “Willows Inn”

Just like the Nat King Cole song softly crooning in the background, this place is “Unforgettable”.  The Willows Historic Palm Springs Inn is the most beautifully converted, early-20th-century sumptuous, Italian-inspired mansion. It is a home away from home, if you are doing very well on the stock market. The modestly named “Inn”, is more of an elegant manor house which throws […]