Recipe: A Mexican Pizza (sort of). By way of Highbury and Camden.

September 8, 2014 LLG Food

Given how much time I spend in the kitchen, there is little that I like more than eating out in someone else’s house. And when that house is the home of my dear friend Miss P, I am practically kicking up my heels with anticipatory glee. She is a phenomenally good cook, the best that […]

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Prize Draw: The Books That Built Me: Sasha Wilkins & Helen Brocklebank at the Chiswick Book Festival

September 8, 2014 Books & writers

PRIZE DRAW: Win luxury prizes worth over £300 with The Books That Built Me at The Chiswick Book Festival To celebrate my talk, Friends Food Family: Recipes and Secrets from Liberty London Girl, at The Chiswick Book Festival THIS COMING SATURDAY, LibertyLondonGirl.com and Harper’s Bazaar have teamed up to create a fabulous prize draw. Every [...]

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Travel: The No 1 Lounge at Gatwick South Terminal

September 8, 2014 LLG Fashion

You may remember that back in June I took the world’s shortest press trip: a planned 36 hours in Menorca to visit the HQ of one of my favourite shoe brands ended up as a day hanging out at Gatwick’s South Terminal, thanks to French air traffic control strikes, before we turned around and came [...]

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Presenting a film for Marks & Spencers: Bold Brights for AW14

September 5, 2014 LLG Fashion

One of Marks & Spencers’ key trends for AW14 is Bold Brights, which takes vibrant colours and applies them to pared down silhouettes. I was asked if I would like to present a short film on the subject and, of course, I said yes. So one day a few weeks ago a car collected me [...]

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A Day In The Life: Georgie Cleeve of OSKIA skincare

September 5, 2014 A Day in the Life

Although I’ve used her wonderful skincare products for years, I first met Oskia’s founder Georgie Cleeve at a lovely annual lunch hosted by our mutual friend Thomasina Miers for the women she knows in London through work and play. Over the tacos in Wahaca she told me about running her business, a true British skincare [...]

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The Launch of the new Boodles Maze collection

September 3, 2014 LLG Fashion

Today sees the launch of a new contemporary collection from Boodles. Established in 1798, and still a family-owned jeweller, Boodles comes with a wonderful history and it’s exciting to see the company move forward with a modern line, designed to be worn everyday. Above I am wearing the Maze Rose Gold Diamond Drop Earrings in [...]

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London: Bicycling the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in Stratford

September 3, 2014 Bicycling & sport

(Our reflection in one of the large signs outside the Copper Box Arena in the Park.) Last Saturday Hannah, Rach and I spent the day biking around the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, which opened fully to the pubic in the spring. It still feels like one of London’s hidden secrets: it’s one of the best [...]

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Event: The Books that Built Me with Sasha Wilkins & Helen Brocklebank at the Chiswick Book Festival

August 28, 2014 Books & writers

I am super excited that the very first event I am doing around the launch of my cookbook is in London at the Chiswick Book Festival on Saturday 13 September. The full programme is here, with authors and speakers including A.N. Wilson, Elizabeth Buchan, Judith Flanders, David Hempleman-Adams, Malcolm Gluck and Bryony Gordon. Behind every great writer [...]

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LLG Digest: From Flower Schools to Fashion Shows

August 26, 2014 Digest

Travels: The Caledonian Sleeper train from London to Scotland – and back Fashion & Personal Style: Pringle of Scotland Pre-Fall & Autumn Winter 2014 Fashion: Erdos 1436 by Graeme Black in Edinburgh Shipwrecked by Stephen Jones: Bumble & bumble at Port Eliot Festival 2014 The post where we head to Wilderness Festival 2014 A Week [...]

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London: Cafe Chula Mexicana, Camden Lock Market

August 23, 2014 LLG Fashion

If I had to pick my favourite type of food I think Mexican would be up there. From complex moles to the TexMex of America, I love it all, and it’s one of things I missed with a deep and desperate yearning when I moved back to London from America.

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