I’m not usually much of a sports fan but the Olympics are different. I’ve gone to bed watching cycling and had my morning coffee to the repeats from the night before. There’s something mesmerising about watching so many people at their absolute peak. Four years ago the Olympics were literally on my doorstep, our house Read More
Salads are more than lettuce leaves. To me, salads are a modern way of eating. Brightly coloured piles of well-thought out leaves and carefully roasted or thinly sliced raw vegetables, good bread, grassy olive oil and toasted seeds or nuts are the lunch (and dinner) of kings.
A month ago, in a little church on an island surrounded by the sea, I got married. As the sea pulls back at low tide, it uncovers a rocky path to the church. We walked across in a haze of sea mist and it felt like something out of a gothic novel. It was, as weddings should be, a fairytale day.
Some pubs in London stand out from the crowd, and Paradise by way of Kensal Green is one of them. Every room you enter is as different as the last - some walls are adorned with antique circus parts, others painted a...