Cool Things To Do In Porto

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Porto is the new Berlin, according to travel trend people. Or something. Actually it’s nothing like Berlin, it reminded me on my recent visit with middleagedad, of a cross between Tokyo, Brooklyn and Margate. There’s a bleakly brutal, almost Soviet… Read More

How to Wear Leopard Print

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Milan street style Unless you have been living in the Outer Hebrides you will have noticed that leopard print is back in a big way for Autumn/Winter 18/19. ‘Has it ever gone away’ I hear some of you saying and… Read More

What I did this summer

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Margate harbour arm at sunset After what seems like the longest summer ever, it’s good to look back and reflect on just how lovely it has been to bask in the sunshine and enjoy being outdoors as much as possible.… Read More

More retail to get excited by

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Paper plates, wooden cutlery and sandwich paper taking picnics to a whole new level at Japan House I dont often get excited about shops – all that consumerism and stuff etc leaves me cold – but recently I have seen… Read More

Retail is NOT dead!

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Retail is on its knees, restaurants are closing faster than you can say avo on toast and we’re all going to Hell in a handcart because of Brexit/Trump etc – or so the press would have us believe. And if… Read More