Cake decorating @ Jenius social

Last week I was invited to the third birthday of Jenius social and as with any birthday I was expecting to eat cake, the only catch was we had to decorate the cakes ourselves before we got to eat them! Upon arrival I was greeted by lots of friendly faces including the founder Jennifer who […]

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Le Grand Bistro – Paris

Before arriving in Paris we decided to book a table at a restaurant that we had already looked up so we wouldn’t waste time searching for one while there. Le grand bistro is situated in Maillot – St Ferdinand, a short distance from the Arc de triomphe and runs a set menu. The menu includes an aperitif of a cocktail and olives, […]

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Sofitel hotel Paris

During our recent trip to Paris we stayed at the luxury Sofitel Hotel which is part of the Accor hotel group and has more than 120 hotels worldwide. When visiting a city for a short space of time I don’t think the hotel is much of an importance because most of the time is spent outside […]

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Art of the brick – Lego superheroes

I often look at amazing Lego structures and think I could probably make something similar but then I get to work and all that comes out of it is a staircase, one that doesn’t even stand up! So when I see art, such as these DC superheroes that were created by the likes of Nathan […]

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Navigating the metro

As the saying goes… ‘When in Rome do as the Romans do’ so as we arrived at Gare du nord on the Eurostar we thought we would do as the Parisians do and find our way to the hotel using the metro. As Londoners who use the tube frequently we thought it would be a […]

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Breakfast with a view

Situated on 20 Fenchurch street, just a short walk from London bridge, you will find a commercial skyscraper that is commonly known as the walkie-talkie due to its shape. Hidden away 155 metres up inside this building is an oasis overlooking the city that believe it or not is open and free to the public! The sky […]

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Photography project – Postcards from the elephant

As part of one of our university modules we were required to make a photobook. This involved researching the photobook industry, including looking into the history of the photobook coming up with a concept taking photos using Adobe Indesign to create the template for the book sourcing the right paper that would work with our images […]

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