I was lucky enough to have a few days stay in the most beautiful Ynshir Hall in Wales near Machynlleth. This stunning place has a Michelin Starred restaurant and the most incredible views for days. It did rain for a couple of days as it tends to in the UK but when the sun came out the days where simply glorious. Look at the blue skies, no filter! If you ever get the chance to do there, it is a lovely journey on the train or 4-5 hours from London. They have Garden cottages which are stand alone and offer…

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  I love cooking and I love eating out. Which I do as much as I can. Sometimes I get in to a bit of a rut and just eat out at the same delicious places but more often than not I try to change things up a bit. I tweeted to my followers asking them about a restaurant/bar in the Richmond area of London and this pub came up several times as highly recommended. So  a tweet to them later and I had a reservation made.   The food comes out in smallish tapas plates which I love as…

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Heaven on Earth I was lucky enough to visit Huvafenfushi in the North Atoll in the Maldives. We stayed in an ocean bungalow with magnificent views. Each morning Burt the resident Heron would join us for breakfast., We only made breakfast on two days because of the jet lag! The island is only 350 metres by 150metres but there are lots of dining options from easy beach side dining to a fabulous raw restaurant perched over the ocean. Very healthy, extremely tasty and filling. They have an awesome gym complete with good weights and a smith machine! Managed to do…

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Finished filming my collaboration with mumsnet and found this little gem not far from the Arsenal. Full of both sweet and savoury treats. I did a half arsed gym session and so much as I would have loved to have the goat’s cheese salad which was on offer, I opted instead for a filled seeded bap full of good ham. The vibe is peaceful and there are lots of people tapping away at their computers cradling large cups of coffee. It feels more East village New York than Highbury and Islington and is absolutely worth the 7 minute from the…

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