Archive For July 2014

One Canada Square for Saturday Brunch – restaurant review

One Canada Square for Saturday Brunch – restaurant review

Let’s be honest: most of us love the adrenalin-inducing frantic pace of London life. We are perhaps lucky if we can grab a plastic sandwich for lunch, and dinner can often be something of a rush or a take-away. But there is always the weekend. Brunch can be a special time. A quiet time partnered…

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The Netherlands – A Liberating Interlude – travel review

The Netherlands – A Liberating Interlude – travel review

I am, as regular readers will have noticed, an unapologetic supporter of The Netherlands. It’s a small country that not only welcomes the British tourist but embraces them. There are few language problems, yes the water is safe to drink, the little-known food is delicious, and there is history and landscape aplenty. 2014 is a…

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One Canada Square Restaurant, Canary Wharf – review

One Canada Square Restaurant, Canary Wharf – review

Summer in London is a fleeting affair but we make the best of it. We seek sun traps, an impressive view, and even a vantage point from which to watch our boys being knocked out of Wimbledon or, less frequently, the World Cup. We also need feeding and we want to do that in style….

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The Noodle House, Soho – restaurant review

The Noodle House, Soho – restaurant review

This might be a new name in London but, in fact, The Noodle House is the premier restaurant brand of Jumeirah Restaurants LLC, which was launched back in 2002.  It gained momentum and now has 16 outlets in the U.A.E, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, as well as Cyprus and Pakistan. It’s now a deliciously…

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La Mancha Tapas Bar and Restaurant, Putney – review

La Mancha Tapas Bar and Restaurant, Putney – review

[This venue is now closed] We love that Continental lifestyle – a Southern European restaurant, near the water, filled with animated diners, tapas and good wine presented by a convivial host and a shoal of enthusiastic waiting staff. Yes, this is La Mancha …in Putney. No, dear reader, we are not talking about Putney sur…

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10 Favourite things to do in St Kitts – travel review

10 Favourite things to do in St Kitts – travel review

This is a stunning little island that offers so much. There are hot golden beaches, cool and tranquil rain forests, history, food, adventure and entertainment. It’s an ideal Caribbean location for those with children. It’s safe, with a relaxed pace of life. Some folks like days filled with activities and others want to occupy themselves…

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