Notting Hill’s new must visit Local: KPH Pub

Notting Hill is a neighbourhood that is always evolving but way too cool to be shouting about it. Corners change, shops rebrand, restaurants come and go and only those that wander the neighbourhood will really be able to tell you what’s new and notable. So, when The KPH came recommended by not just one, but, three friends, I knew this…
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FFG Travels: Foxhill Manor

I have been staying in and reviewing hotels around the world now for ten years. That, by no means, makes me an expert. But, I like to think that means I have a pretty good foundation laid for what’s what in the world of luxury retreats. So, this next sentence should not be taken lightly. Never in my life have…
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FFG Travels: Returning to Dormy House

I’ve been obsessed with the Cotswolds since I first moved to England. To me, it was initially the equivalent of escaping to Maine or New Hampshire from New York City. It’s a collection of small beautiful towns and villages that truly look as if they belong in the time of Jane Austen. And just in case you may think that’s…
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FFG Eats: Maggie Jones’s, High Street Kensington

Just when you think you know all your neighbourhood haunts, someone turns around and says, “you must love Maggie Jones’s. We visit every time we are in West London. And you live so close.” It’s then that I have to smile and pretend that I know exactly what these foreigners are talking about and rush to make a reservation. Such…
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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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