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Corinthia Hotel London Presents The Courtyard, London

Ideally located close to London’s finest landmarks, the crescent-shaped courtyard is the perfect and elegant outdoor drinks spot. Set in the heart of the newly opened Corinthia Hotel London, the beautiful al fresco setting is a place to enjoy the summer days and evenings complete with under floor heating and a fireplace at either end should the evening turn chilly. Offering a full cocktail list…

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These Boots Weren’t Made For Walking.

The first piece of writing I did for Quintessentially: Having been a shoe addict all my life, it seemed appropriate to have a pair designed to exactly what I desired.  I’ve never been one to follow a trend and having unique items is quite a fascination of mine. My Dr. Martens have always had pride of place in my wardrobe as I tend to find…

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Wedding Photography, Paphos.

So I took some rather  nice photographs backdrops at my cousins wedding in Cyprus! Aston, our stunning bride. Stevie, the bridesmaid. Sid, one of the gorgeous page boys. Most of the lovely ladies in my family. Albert, another of the gorgeous page boys. Cheeky little Ralph having a quick pick! And a few of the married couple……

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The Music…

As many say, music plays a huge part of my life, I’m one of those that get so into a song they often get caught out mid drum solo on a train, or singing too loudly with the car windows down and get looks from other drivers subjected to my terrible singing at traffic lights. I thought I’d take the time to give you insight…

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Smiths of Smithfield Wine Event.

Wine Rooms 5th September Mutton and Spanish Reds Butchery master class from our very own executive chef Tony Moyse. Tony will be butchering rare breed mutton to show you what under rated meat this is You will then get to taste the cuts along with a tutored Tasting of some great Spanish reds. All this will be for £45 per person, spaces are limited, so book…

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Gin Palace, The Langham, London.

The Langham, London is proud to announce a partnership with artisan distillery Sipsmith for the launch of the Sipsmith Gin Palace, opening its doors from 13th September 2012. Live jazz and opulent surroundings will transport guests back to the glamour of the mid 1800’s when Gin Palaces were at their most prolific in London and The Langham, London opened its doors for the first time.…

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Bombay Sapphire Calls All Film Lovers…

Calling all film lovers! For those who have ever fancied themselves as the next Scorsese or Tarantino, here is their chance to make it big on the (big) screen. This summer, Bombay Sapphire has teamed up with London film director and lecturer, Justin Trefgarne to host a series of fun and interactive ‘Learn How to be a Film Director’ workshop evenings. The interactive workshops will…

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Smiths of Smithfield, London

There’s nothing like a bottle of fizz to celebrate the end of the week with, so head over to Smiths of Smithfields and grab a bottle of Prosecco for just £18.50! See you there!…

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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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