Browsing Tag

child-friendly holidays

Travel

In the mood for a holiday? Five fabulous Cornish retreats

Spring has sprung and it’s gone to our heads. Just one tiny glimpse of sunshine has sent us into a spin and all we can think about is going on holiday. So, let’s start with Cornwall. It’s easy to get to, ridiculously pretty and perfect for children. Here’s our pick of the best cottages, yurts and retreats to rent with (or without) the family……

Travel

A-pigging we shall go (again)

On Thursday we went a-pigging. And ’twas complete and utter bliss. So much so I almost hesitate to recommend The Pig hotel because you’ll all be booking it and I won’t be able to get a reservation for, oh, 100 years. It is gorgeous. And the staff are incredibly charming and so nice – even when you rock up for supper in the lovely restaurant with a two-year-old who’s clutching Peppa Pig in one hand and a Maisy book in another.…

Lifestyle

This weekend we’ll be

  Booking tickets for…The Vogue Festival.   Last year’s inaugural festival was a fashion spectacular, so we’re booking early for this year’s shin-dig (April 27-28). They’ve relocated to the Southbank’s Queen Elizabeth Hall, where you can hear talks by the likes of Natalie Massanet, Alexa Chung (number one question: who cuts that fabulous fringe?*), Cara Delevigne, Mario Testino, Yasmin Le Bon, Victoria Beckham, Anna Dello Russo… Err, who isn’t going to be there? It’s bound to sell out, so book your tickets now. * Alex says it’s George Northwood and wishes he could cut her hair. Staying in with: We’re Vogue-tastic this weekend at W&W HQ. Not only are we booking tickets to the Vogue Festival, but we’re also planning on watching In Vogue: The Editor’s Eye on Sky Atlantic tonight at 9pm. Tying in with the 120 year anniversary of the US magazine, it tells the story of Vogue through its editors. Illustrious interviewees include Anna Wintour, Grace Coddington, Nicole Kidman, Sarah Jessica Parker, Alber Elbaz and Marc Jacobs. Sounds interesting, although will it live up to fabulous The September Issue? Cooking… pretty much anything from our new cookbook obsession, The Smitten Kitchen. Based on the blog of the same name (Deb Perelman has…