Chelsea Flower Show 2017

Chelsea Flower Show is one of those traditions that I simply can’t miss every year. As a garden designer and having studied horticulture, I have to visit the pinnacle of horticulture. Every year the RHS puts together the most spectacular horticultural show. It is quite unique to have in one place the best garden design,…

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LINLEY – timeless pieces

London is an amazing city, that is a fact. For a design hunter, there is anything you could possibly wish for in one huge and cosmopolitan place. Last November I was invited to a night of art, magic and music at LINLEY’s London flagship store in Belgravia, when I had the chance to admire the…

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Pedro Paricio – Dreams

A few weeks ago we received an invitation to Pedro Paricio‘s new exhibition, Dreams. It is always an experience to see his work, but having followed his career for a few years now, it is even better to appreciate the evolution he has had. And he has lost his signature blazer, tie and hat for…

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Patricia Urquiola – Design

It seems that the great British weather will eventually get warmer and nicer. There is still hope. So there will be a time for barbecuing and taking one’s feet out of one’s socks. When this happens, there is nothing better than having your garden ready for it. And we need furniture to sit and enjoy…

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Cornerstone shaving products

I received by post this very cool present. The lovely Stephanie Sadler decided to surprise me for our anniversary with this new grooming product. It might come with a message…

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Terrariums – Urban Garden

There is a trend going on everywhere. Terrariums are becoming very popular and one of the most instagrammed things right now. Many of us live in busy cities with little or no outdoor space. We spend hours at the office and the only chance of some fresh air might be the weekend. So this is…

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Orlebar Brown – Summer wish list

  As I am planning a holiday in St Lucia this year I have realised that I haven’t changed my swimsuit in quite a few seasons. I used to live on an island where swimwear is as essential as shoes or a coat if you live in London. But I have been outside of the…

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Cookery School

A few weeks ago Chris invited me amongst an interesting blogger crew to this amazing experience. Not only do you get to learn something but the atmosphere was great and the food was delicious. The Cookery School is the perfect alternative to a corporate party and it is located right in the centre of London. The…

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Chelsea in bloom

This is Chelsea Flower Show‘s week and Britain goes bonkers about gardening. Beyond the walls of the Royal Hospital there are lots of events and parallel activities like the Chelsea Fringe or this one, Chelsea in Bloom. Many shops dress their windows with quite impressive displays of flowers and gardening paraphernalia.  

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Hello my name is Paul Smith – Design Museum London

A few weeks ago I had the chance to visit the Design Museum. I bought tickets trough Time Out London which included this exhibition and Designs of the year 2014. I have always been an admirer of Paul Smith‘s work. Sometimes too modern or trendy for me, but I always find nice leather pieces or complements…

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Kitchen gadgets 2

  This is the second time I post about kitchen gadgets. You can have a look at the first post HERE. There is not much to say, but to have a look at what is available in the market for you cooking freaks. These items are usually relegated to late night TV. Little Observatonist knows…

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Winston Flowers – Boston

As I mentioned in a previous post, Newbury Street is a must-visit in Boston. My last day in the city I went for a morning walk and coffee when I noticed a small entrance of a flower shop. Both sides of the entrance were framed by big London Pots from Domani. So I walked in…

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