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Monday, February 1, 2016

Lima Floral

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World-renowned Peruvian chef Virgilio Martinez worked with Venezuelan brothers José-Luis and Gabriel Gonzalez to open Lima in Fitzrovia in 2012 and it earned a Michelin star the following year, becoming the first – and only – Peruvian restaurant to achieve such status. Following that success, the trio launched a second location on Covent Garden’s Floral […]

The Ivy Kensington Brasserie

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The new Ivy Kensington Brasserie rocks a relaxed and casual vibe more so than its big sister The Ivy – which will always be a slight cut above many – yet it’s nonetheless impressive, confidently retaining the original’s trademarks of quality and elegance. I visit late Tuesday afternoon. My reservation is booked for 6.30 but […]

The Mindfulness Colouring and Activity Book

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The Mindfulness Colouring and Activity Book by Gill Hasson and Gilly Lovegrove (Capstone, £8.99) The concept of a colouring book for adults originally made me raise an eyebrow, but having received a copy of this title as a gift I now consider myself a true believer in their therapeutic qualities. Hasson and Lovegrove have created […]

The CEO’s Secret Weapon

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The CEO’s Secret Weapon by Jan Jones (Palgrave Macmillan, £24.99) The CEO’s Secret Weapon outlines what an assistant is and how executives can maximize their working relationship with them. It features an in-depth analysis of the partnership between boss and PA, as well as tips for assistants to achieve their full potential. The publication has […]