Isn’t surreptitious beauty the best? There are famed beauty heroes that work wonders without drawing too much attention to their miracles. They work quietly and sometimes only you know they’re there. It’s like a secret between you and your reflection in the mirror.
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When I went to Paris a few years ago I stayed in a beautiful Art Deco hotel on the Left Bank and they served the most amazing breakfasts: a delightfully dizzying array of Danish pastry swirls, eggs and bacon… and mountains of golden madeleines, which have occupied my mind ever since.
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Inspired by the ‘Glamour On The Go’ exhibition I thought I would share the contents of my bag and makeup bag when I’m out for the day covering a story. No one should cart around such an exhaustive makeup kit worthy of a massive Zuca makeup bag (unless of course you’re an actual makeup artist, in which case go right ahead!) so I’ve pared down the contents to the absolute essentials. Some days I’ll be carting around what feels like half of Boots in my bag and then I’ll do a clear out, always keeping the same, carefully curated goods each time.
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One for chocolate chompers. I’ve made this recipe so many times and it’s always a success as it’s so easy. Light, fluffy vanilla sponge topped with rich sweet chocolate icing. Divine!
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Allow me to introduce you to the perfect companion for Summer. The Little White Dress.
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I wanted to make a simple and delicious summer dinner with my fresh (homegrown!) courgettes. This bacon and courgette spaghetti dish is light and ideal for a summer evening. Enjoy with a cold glass of Pimm’s.
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