Havering and Essex with an Alternative Twist!






The Duke of Essex Polo, Essex,

For over six years, in the beautiful surroundings of the Gaynes Park estate in Epping, the most prestigious event in the Essex social calendar, the Duke of Essex Polo, takes place on 14th July which this year is sponsored by Tresor Paris. The polo season wouldn’t be complete without this annual visit to rural Essex, where the Duke of Essex Team take on International opponents,…

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Archer Street, London.

This summer Archer Street will be adding a little theatre to The Games. With some theatres set to close during the Olympics, Soho’s new hot spot will be ensuring that tourists and Londoners alike do not miss out on what is undoubtedly one of the jewels in London’s crown, by organising nightly performances by the stars of London’s most well loved musicals. Already famed for…

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So I’ve made my debut into the world of Rebelicious, an awesome alternative magazine for young ladies.  Please check it out here.…

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The Big Smoke, London.

As the quest for the best burger around carried on, I ended up at The Big Smoke, part of Elk Bar, in Fulham Broadway. My taste buds were dancing at just the smell of the BBQ from out back. I knew my quest had brought me somewhere amazing. We take our seats out in the garden, praying it doesn’t rain, and I feel at home.…

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Chapter One, Kent.

Michelin-starred restaurant Chapter One rivals the top restaurants in London with exquisite service, and some of the most flavoursome food out there. Situated in Kent, just outside of London, in a stunning Victorian building, with delightful neutral decor Chapter One is more than suitable for both lunch and dinner, and I headed over there to try out the lunch menu. Quality is the most important…

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Teatum Jones make Tea Fashionable…

Teatum Jones were one of the recipients of this year’s CFE Pioneer award; an incredibly prestigious mentoring programme connecting them with top name industry experts from all aspects of the fashion industry, so it makes perfect sense that Liberty’s buyer Stephanie Jones fell in love at first sight with their collection at London Fashion Week this year. Stephanie was over the moon to hear that Teatum Jones…

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Vengeance and the Panther Queen EP Review

The Vengeance and the Panther Queen EP entitled ‘We Who Feel Our Lobes of Penitence Groped by Things With Petrol Claws’ dropped into our lives on May 28th, and shows us just how incredibly diverse the band can be. The four tracks give the listener a great insight to the large variety of influences the band draw from, including punk, metal and a little jazz…

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The Aviary Bar, London.

Situated in the heart of London, The Aviary bar is the go-to-place for an intimate after hours haven in the West End. Open from 6pm until 3am, the unique venue is a hidden oasis – walk into their ground floor bar and be transported to an atmospheric cave setting. The rocky formation provides the perfect backdrop for a memorable drinking experience. Downstairs takes on a…

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I'm Squibb Vicious, better known as Haydy!
Happiest with a craft beer in hand, eating til my heart is content or exploring somewhere new.
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