Baby (35) Fashion (11) Travel (10) Food (7) Other stuff I like (5)

Sunday, 30 October 2011

Nursery - what do you need?

When I got pregnant, apart from the fact that there would have to be some kind of baby bed, I had no idea what you were supposed to put into a nursery...

Monday, 24 October 2011

Salina - Sicily

For our recent babymoon we stayed at the Capo Faro ( on Salina, a tiny island off the Northern coast of Sicily...


I am currently longing for a holiday in Madeira. We went there last February and enjoyed beautiful sunshine and temperatures in the early to mid twenties while it was still very much winter back in London. Due to its lack of sandy beaches, Madeira is often overlooked as a short haul sun destination. However, it has so much else to offer:...

Wednesday, 19 October 2011

Baby Cinema

One of my and baby's weekly highlights is the baby cinema at the Everyman in Hampstead. At 12pm every Thursday the cinema is taken over by mummies and their babies.

Wish List

I have my eyes set on this beautiful new range of Hermes dishes - Bleues d'Ailleurs. 

Traveling with baby

Everybody knows that one of the more challenging things about traveling with a baby (apart from trying to keep the baby happy...) is trying to fit all of the baby's stuff into your luggage.


For cute, yet not too expensive ballerinas, head to Agnes & Rose on Thayer Street (Marlybone).  Particularly nice is the selection of Fabio Rusconi flats which they stock.


For a sleek but still very practical maternity bag check out this one from Anya Hindmarch:

It comes with pockets for bottles, a nappy bag and a changing mat.

Breastfeeding and fashion

There I was thinking I could go back to wearing normal clothes as soon as the baby was here. Unfortunately, nobody told me that breastfeeding makes this rather difficult!

Lanka - French/Japanese Patisserie in Primrose Hill

When next in Primrose Hill, don't walk past Lanka without trying one of their amazing French/Japanese patisserie creations such as the green tea strawberry cake...

Thursday, 13 October 2011

How to look stylish at 9 months?

Save for some basics (e.g. Jeans, black skirt), forget about special pregnancy clothes! They are generally made out of cheap fabric, make you look more pregnant than you are and - because of the complete absence of any consideration for current fashion trends - also older than you are. Simply look for cuts which accommodate your bump.