Food for thought

Today we ornament ourselves with goods & services more to make an impression on other people’s minds that to enjoy owning a chunk of the matter. Many products are signals first and this explains why the biggest companies in the world spend so much on branding

— Geoffrey Miller, evolutionary psychologist

Beauty & well-being

How to keep fit during pandemic

As many of us continue to live with pandemic restrictions and with gyms and group sports closed and temporarily banned, exercising on your own might appear daunting at a first glance. So I thought I read more

Culture

“AUDREY: More Than An Icon” documentary

“Audrey: More Than An Icon” is a recently released documentary by a young director Helena Coan. Many years after her untimely death from cancer, Audrey read more

Fashion

The Fall Refresh: new Asquith London collection

Pandemic has put a spanner in the works this year and changed many things for us all. One of them being how and what we dress in, while combining home and work under one roof. As someone who likes to read more

Interviews

Q & A with Tami Blake, founder of Free and True Skincare

Tami Blake wears many hats every day. She is a mother, a licensed esthetician, a certified cosmetic coach, an eco-warrior, an active lifestyle adopter, an adventurer and a beauty entrepreneur. read more

Reviews

Galina Spotlights: Manasi 7 All Over Shine (KAITO)

I don’t know whether it’s the general tiredness & desire to simplify our lives or the fact that many of us continue to work from home, but multiple retail & marketing surveys highlight read more

Kids

Empowering Kids with Mighty Cards

I think we can all agree that it’s not just the adults that have felt the brunt of the pandemic, but children as well. Not being able to go to school or nursery for months, not seeing their friends, read more

Travel/out & about

The art of giving joy: The Connaught Patisserie

The Connaught Hotel hasn’t been immune to the effects of pandemic that continue to cause aftershocks. Yet the team behind the exquisite hotel located at the heart of Mayfair in read more

Women’s issues

My 2020 Life Lessons

If you follow me on social media or read my blog posts you will probably already know that I am not the one to overshare deeply personal staff online for a multitude of reasons. In part because I like read more