Mary Quant exhibition at the V & A

Mary Quant……synonymous  with the sixties , with London and with that sharp hair cut. She of the mini dress and wet look macs. The exhibition was cleverly curated in a series of shop windows. A huge amount of exhibits and plenty of easy to read information boards. Writing was large enough for the middle aged ladies […]

Sleeping with Travelodge

As mentioned previously luxury can be measured in many ways. I feel having a clean comfortable bed with parking in a very popular city a luxury as limited time often means missing out on something if you are having to travel into the action from the outskirts all because the hotel (albeit luxurious) of choice is […]

Business Class Breakfast with British Airways

A long flight from London Heathrow to Ezeiza Airport, Buenos Aires gave breakfast in bed a whole new meaning. Two hours before touchdown I was served one of the best airline breakfasts I’ve experienced  in a long time…..all this whilst enjoying the flat bed luxury of business class sleeping when flying overnight. The choice is yours, just after take […]

Leake Street Arches, Waterloo in London.

It doesn’t matter how many times I visit London I always come across something new and this time it was Leake Street Arches close to Waterloo Station. A series of arches have been regenerated by graffiti artists and open to the public to view. Whilst I walked down and viewed this street art more was being added. Bars […]

Coal Drops Yard, London

A little bit of decadence never hurt anyone not least  The Grey Traveller.  Sipping a cappuccino in the Granary Square I was thinking just that. An upscale brasserie in an upscale shopping area right on Regent’s Canal. I had walked from Limehouse and on my way to Paddington when Coal Drops Yard loomed into sight. Very new and very […]