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Things to do in Melbourne

I HAVE FINALLY FINISHED EDITING MY AUSTRALIA PICTURES! What an Everest of a task. So I have been thinking about the best way to share my Aussie adventure- given that I was out there for so long if I were to post about each individual GLORIOUS day, we would be here forevs. So I’m going to treat you to two giant posts, one about things to do and one about things to eat and drink. SO HERE WE GO! I spent half my time there staying out with my family in the suburbs about an hour outside  ...

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Eats and Drinks, Eats and Drinks, Lifestyle, London, Restaurants and bars, West-End

Afternoon Tea at Kettner’s

I’m having a bit of a love affair with Kettner’s in Soho at the moment ever since I went for dinner a few weeks ago. The whole ambience of the place completely lured me in, with its sumptuous private dining rooms, velvet soaked nooks and crannies to snuggle into and the strains of big band jazz tickling my ears. The excellent Happy Hour menu probably has something ┬áto do with it too. I was invited to have afternoon tea with Sarah who is currently painstakingly researching the  ...

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Eats and Drinks, Eats and Drinks, Lifestyle, London, Restaurants and bars, West-End

Kettner’s

Perched on the corner of Romilly Street and Greek Street, right in the heart of Soho lies Kettner’s. Adding to the salubrious history of Soho, Kettner’s comes equipped with its own tales of glitz and glamour. Originally opening as a restaurant back in 1867 by Auguste Kettner, (who just happened to be the chef to Napoleon III, casually) the list of the famous and fabulous who have supped, dined and danced here is truly amazing. Oscar Wilde was a huge fan and Agatha Christie and  ...

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Culture, London, Museums and Galleries, West

Museum Musing: One Million Years of the Human Story

Last week humble old bloodyhellbrennan was invited to the Natural History Museum for a private breakfast viewing of their new exhibition, ‘Britain- One Million Years of the Human Story‘. The big South Ken Museums still all remain stubbornly unbudging in my list of favourite places in London. Stepping inside this beauty of a building one wet Friday morning before it was open to the public felt like such a privilege. I paused in the empty first gallery, gazing up at the colossal  ...

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