Sephora is America’s answer to Space NK, only it’s bigger and, for some weird reason, infinitely better. There’s just something about going to Sephora – SEPHORA!!! – to browse the aisles and fill your basket with the great and the good of America’s beauty products.
On occasion I’m one of those people who gets smug about no longer living in London. I noticed it when I went for lunch with my Sister-in-Law recently; I started waxing lyrical about the low crime rates, big houses, affordable living costs and good schools out here. “And it’s only 30 minutes into Euston!!!” I exclaim. “Amazing!!!!”
When I first met Camilla Brown I knew she was destined to do something other than the static PR job she was in. But back then I had no idea that would mean a riproaring career in booze and a more-than successful appearance on Dragon’s Den! I talk to her about her journey to the den via the world of Gin.
If you’re a woman of a certain age working in a certain sector or having given birth to a certain amount of children, gin is supposed to be a survival thing. “Gin O’Clock!” we’re assumed to exclaim daily as the clock ticks over to 7pm (or is it 6? or even 5?), before pouring ourselves a large measure of the botanical stuff over a mountain of ice, glugging it down while our angels play with their fish fingers.
QUESTION: What are you doing on Thursday at 6.30pm?
ANSWER: You’re doing Yoga with me, followed by a Breville BlendActive masterclass, at Whole Foods Kensington!
Studio 54’s Ian Schrager opened PUBLIC on Chrystie Street in the Lower East Side last year. Sold as a disruptor to the Air BnB model, he wanted to open a space that would do away with the unnecessary bells and whistles of traditional hotels. Did it work for us?
It took me 31 years to put two and two together and realise the birth control I was taking, largely to help with the symptoms of endometriosis, were hugely affecting my moods. And it’s taken me almost another two years to understand the cyclical seasons my body goes through each and every month.
I love LOVE Paella but I was worried how my two might take it. My preference is to cook it with bells and whistles – squid and mussels – but I toned it down a bit for these two and just added chicken and cod
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