Pub love

We arrived in Kentish Town in the spring of 2012 with one simple aim; take an ailing and decrepit old local boozer and bring it back to life. Following a tough, X-factor style selection process, we’d been chosen to take the lease on The Grafton, a sorry pub that had been so lacking in care…

Renovating The Nest – Kitchen

In a year that featured a number of landmark life events, 2015 was when Joel and I finally took a step onto the property ladder. On only our second property viewing, we knew we’d found our nest. A lovely – albeit unloved – flat in a converted Victorian terrace in Kentish Town. Having lived in the…

Welcome back baby

There is no other current artist for whom I have more respect or admiration than Adele. Her songwriting has the ability to articulate my deepest and innermost in a way that is effortlessly – brilliantly – simplistic. Her tone has such a buttery, delicious quality I could honestly listen to her all day. She is a stone….

Silly Season

I noticed it has been a couple of, er, years (years?) since my last blog post so thought I’d venture back into the realm of writing things down. Here goes… So in what I’m pretty sure will live on as the most ludicrously stressful three months OF MY ENTIRE LIFE, I went through some fairly life-changing projects…

SECRET CINEMA. Tell no one.

Secret Cinema is shrouded in mystery. Once registered, all you discover is a location, a date and time, a password and a dress code. You can expect to see a film, but unless the dress code is enough to give the game away, you’ve no idea which. You must tell no one. As if all…

Latest love

I’ve jumped up an down a lot over the last few months about how much I adore this perfect song by Gotye. This cover is worthy of *love*