My first three novels were set in various decades of the 20th century, but for my new novel, The Silk Weaver, I have reached much further back into history, to the 1760s in Spitalfields, East London. 347 more words
Tags » Spitalfields
Hungry Donkey is a Greek restaurant specialising in Athenian street food.
Located in the heart of the East End, on Petticoat Lane Market, the venue is a modish take on a canteen, with its industrial lighting, wooden tables and chairs, and a clean and almost sanitised ambiance, which is a complete contrast to what you would expect from a quintessential Greek taverna. 485 more words
With Thursday nights fast becoming the new Friday for most city workers, a quick hangover fix is becoming increasingly popular for socialites such as myself. It’s no secret that one of the best fixes comes in the form of carbohydrates and more alcohol, right? 573 more words
Maybe I’m an extreme optimist but taking a trip overseas with a 4 month old doesn’t lend itself to keeping any type of routine. And now I see that it’s next to impossible to write posts with any regularity whilst travelling. 315 more words