THE GREEN, GREEN GRASS OF HOME…

What’s green, 100% recyclable, won gold at RHS Chelsea Flower Show, is loved by a diverse group of tastemakers including Nusr-Et (Salt-Bae) and the Duchess Of Cornwall, and is all over the nation’s gardens, tennis courts and rooftop terraces? Answer: EASIGRASS! Of all the indoor/outdoor products available, this is probably the most immediately transformative. With […]

‘WHEN A TORNADO MEETS A VOLCANO’

Allegra Handelsman has inherited many of the fine qualities that took her parents to huge success – on first appearance, she has the cool, calm, demure and modest demeanour of her mother, top lifestyle PR Elizabeth Crompton-Batt; dig a little deeper and Allegra has all the independence, resilience and dynamism of her father, leading developer […]

TAKE ME BACK TO THE TIME WE MET…

TAKE ME BACK TO THE TIME WE MET… IT MAY HAVE BEEN DAY TIME, OR NIGHT TIME, OR A COMBINATION OF BOTH – when I think back on the highlights of any of my trips to review a hotel or restaurant, my memories are made up of sunsets, sparkling ocean, fabulous cuisine, beautiful decor, convivial […]

NOT YOUR AVERAGE PIZZA PARLOUR

SOMETIMES ALL I WANT is a good old fashioned pizza. Just pizza, nothing else – no frills, no fanfare, no elaborate toppings, no fancy side dishes or silver service. I just want my pizza thin crust, straight out of a proper pizza oven and slammed down in front of me with good humour by some […]

THE ICING ON THE CAKE: 12 X DESSERTS

“I’M NOT GENERALLY A HUGE FAN OF DESSERTS, attempting to minimise sugar and fat intake, but after lockdown I was craving the social aspect of cafe life, so I spent time both with friends and alone enjoying coffee, drinks and desserts in some of the best outdoor establishments in London, the South Of France and […]

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