Category Archives: travel

Petersham Nurseries School of Garden Inspiration

A happy discovery at this year’s GROW London Contemporary Garden Fair was Petersham Nurseries‘ newly-launched “School of Garden Inspiration”. The gorgeous class brochure highlights the wide variety of class options that will to appeal to garden aesthetes whether they’re resident or tourist. Courses range from the serious (vegetable garden planning and rose-bush pruning) to the […]

Exploring London: Southerden Patisserie and Café

If all goes according to (my) plan, we have one year to go as full-time Londoners. This lends a bit of bittersweet to my #exploring expeditions — it’s the last summer! — but it also is a brilliant motivator to get out there and make the most of it. And so, over the weekend, we shook […]

49 Hours in NYC: Exploring, Part Two

Part Two of my #exploring post covers unfamiliar territory: while many of these locations have been on my radar for some time, each stop in this list was my first. Since that first is likely the first of many, let’s call these “the new regulars”. The Fat Radish Tuesday morning was all about exploring the […]

49 Hours in NYC: Exploring, Part One

The next best thing to catching up with friends at the Stationery Show is being able to wander NYC. My base camp (as usual) was the Crosby Street Hotel: the location (and hospitality) can’t be beat. Here are a few of my favorites, broken into two parts, if you’re headed to NYC to “explore”. Tartinery (photo at […]

Simple Pretty Soho

Last summer, we moved from Notting Hill to St. John’s Wood in order to be closer to our son’s school. At first, I missed having all of Notting Hill’s options at my doorstep but quickly realized it was a fantastic opportunity to broaden our horizons and see more of London. We’re now closer to Soho, which […]