London’s Silent Museum, 18 Folgate Street: Dennis Severs House

In the heart of London’s historic East End, where the streets are still cobbled, and Jack The Ripper walking tours wander the night, one of London’s most eccentric museum experiences is hidden behind the doors of 18 Folgate Street. There is no sign outside to tell you what’s within, so you could mistakenly walk past…

London Calling: Victoria And Albert Museum 

London’s Victoria and Albert Museum is one of my favourite places in London. Locally known as the V&A, it’s one of this city’s free museums, so you can just wander in whenever you feel and take a look around. The building itself is incredible, and houses a huge collection of objects, with a focus on…

Fletcher’s Fortune by John Drake

A bright and swashbuckling adventure on the high seas, Fletcher’s Fortune is a historical and fictional memoir of Jacob Fletcher. This book was sent to me by Endevour Press for honest review. All opinions are my own. As an apprentice, orphaned Jacob Fletcher should not be able to be press ganged into the Navy by…

Fresh From The Vine: French Skincare Brand Caudalie

Over the last few months, I’ve picked up a few items from French brand Caudalie, and since I’m really happy with them, I wanted to share this brand and my product trials with you. (Though I love this brand, this is not a sponsored post, just a beauty haul and trial of products) I love…

Famous Faces: London’s National Portrait Gallery

Just off Leicester Square in London, and down a bit, there’s a fancy door with three busts over the door. They are the figures of the biographers and historians who founded the museum housed inside, a museum whose patron is the Duchess of Cambridge, and which houses only one kind of painting, in a multitude…

The Pursuit Of Love by Nancy Mitford

In Zoe Heller’s introduction to this novel, she makes the point that people either love or hate a Mitford novel. I wonder if that’s really true? The Mitford sisters grew up in a rag tag bundle, on a manor in England, the children of Upper Class parents, in the early part of last century. Nancy,…

Blog Challenge: 10 Things About Me

I’ve been tagged twice recently in a blog challenge to tell you all ten things about me. SO, just for fun, I put it in a video. It’s plenty awkward, but if you’re interested in knowing more about me, you probably want to know what I look and sound like, right? Click below to watch.…