Introducing Laurence Coste

I’ve made no secret of my earring obsession over the past decade. You guys know I love a statement earring as much as I love a great dress. They are the two wardrobe items that make me go weak in the knees. Earrings last forever. They don’t change as your weight yo-yos, can be worn for any occasion, can be…
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FFG Travels: Coworth Park

Fashion Foie Gras was a guest for one night and two days at Coworth Park. “Escape to the country“, they said. “It’s just right outside of London and you’ll find yourself in a bubble of relaxation“, they claimed. “They” aren’t usually right, whoever “they” usually are. But, in this instance, the collective were absolutely on key. Two days at Coworth…
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FFG Travels: New Road Hotel, Whitechapel, East London

I’ve had a lot of requests lately for a greater variety in pricing for hotels that I share, specifically in London. As your wish is my command, here’s one that fits into the “bargain” category in The Big Smoke. The words “bargain” and “London” don’t often fit well together. In my experience, the end result is actually pretty scary. But,…
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Introducing Keanu… My first car in London, the good, the bad and …

Last year, after sixteen years of calling London “home,” I decided it was time to bite the bullet and get my drivers license in the UK. Now, keeping in mind I’d been driving in the USA since I was 15, this all seemed a bit ridiculous. Why wait so long? All my friends back at home thought I was crazy,…
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FFG Eats: Donnelly’s in Bermondsey Bar & Kitchen SE1

Over the past six months, I have found myself hanging around the SE postcodes in London a lot more than I would have ever anticipated. While this is mostly down to personal reasons, I’ve also noticed an increase in the number of restaurant invites coming from this side of town. There’s no need to say “it’s having a boom time,”…
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