The National Army Museum in Chelsea, London

The National Army Museum in Chelsea, London

Would you believe me when I say The National Army Museum is like a beautiful art gallery for the Army’s history?

Well, you should. It’s beautiful, well thought through, in the heart of Chelsea a short walk from Sloane Square and it doesn’t cost a penny to go in!

I’ll just say, while I’m probably not the target demographic of the museum, I will definitely be keeping an eye out on its future exhibitions.

At the time of writing this there had just been an exhibition on graphic design and one opened on the day I went called Tribute Ink, based on armed forces tattoos.

What a great discovery!

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Chihuly Art Exhibition at Kew Royal Botanic Gardens

Chihuly Art Exhibition at Kew Royal Botanic Gardens

It had been a long time since I’d visited Kew Gardens and I had certainly never been to on if its ‘after dark’ events.

American artist Dale Chihuly created some beautiful glass sculptures influenced by flora and fauna which was a natural fit for the Royal Botanic Gardens in London.

This magical exhibition cleverly used colour, light and music to bring a magnificent artistic twist to the landscape while giving exclusive access to the gardens after hours.

I tried my best to capture these stunning installations, take a look…

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Monmouth Coffee at Borough Market

Monmouth Coffee at Borough Market

I love coffee, ok, that’s an understatement. Over the years my obsession with coffee, and different ways of brewing it, has grown exponentially and it’s a part of my day that I look forward to. It’s a warm, satisfying and comfortable pick me up that works whatever the season.

Are you a coffee fiend too? If you haven’t tried Monmouth before this post might give you a new coffee shop to head to when you’re next in London!

Monmouth Coffee is hands down my favourite coffee roasters. It’s been my number one for over six years years and I always get a large stash of coffee when we head to its HQ at Borough Market. Two of my favourite things Monmouth Coffee and Borough Market – a total match made!

Get your peaky blinders round this stellar coffee joint on the corner of my favourite market…

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A late lunch at Caravan Bankside in London

A late lunch at Caravan Bankside in London

The trend for small plates is slowly coming over from Australia and New Zealand and it’s a foodie fashion I can get behind.

Caravan Bankside is a great place to experience this trend, it has a well-travelled menu, it’s based in an old metal box factory and it’s nestled in an emerging area of London.

Headed to London soon? Take a look…

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Doughnuts from Bread Ahead in Borough Market

Doughnuts from Bread Ahead in Borough Market

Borough Market is one of my favourite places in London. I’ve always gone to the same places when I visits, because they are my favourite, but lately I’ve tried to try one new place every time I go.

My latest discovery in the market is Bread Ahead, it’s the perfect place to go for a sweet treat and mid-afternoon pick-me-up!

Sugary shots of beautiful baked goods are just one click away…

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The #StartingOut Series – Jo-ann Robertson, Ketchum London CEO

The #StartingOut Series – Jo-ann Robertson, Ketchum London CEO

Jo-ann is the driving force behind innovation and growth at Ketchum London and has recently been appointed CEO.

In this interview for The #StartingOut Series find out Jo-ann’s top tips for getting started in the PR industry and why it’s important to be hungry to learn.

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Creative Campaigns #14 – White walkers roam for Game of Thrones series 7

Creative Campaigns #14 – White walkers roam for Game of Thrones series 7

Sky came up with a great public relations stunt to promote Game of Thrones series seven starting. Continue reading “Creative Campaigns #14 – White walkers roam for Game of Thrones series 7”

#IamTeamGB – get involved! Olympic legacy in action.

#IamTeamGB – get involved! Olympic legacy in action.

Last week I volunteered to help out with the nation’s biggest sports day down my local rowing club. It was a fantastic day with an impressive turn out of people wanting to try the sport. However, you may ask, what has this got to do with public relations?

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