All posts tagged London

Darcy goes to Bronté

I am sure it was Austen who wrote about a certain “Mr.Darcy.”  Have we made a literary mistake with Bronte? Read more…

Did you say “Squirrel”?

Mummy took me to the vet again today for a booster shot –   Read more…

In a New York state of mind

We walked past a newly established eatery near us –  B Bagel Bakery Bar and immediately New York comes to mind. Read more…

A Secret Garden in Kensington

In the middle of busy Kensington is a little oasis – a tree-filled private garden. Mummy likes going there for some quiet time, to think about things to pause from rushing through the day. And of course, she prefers our company than not. Read more…

Meeting Mrs. Bernaise at Farmacy

When we published our Wine and Dine list last week, several people wrote us with places we have not been to.  Sandra told us she was going to a new place called Farmacy in Bayswater and we said we would meet her there! Read more…

Sunday lunch with Charlie at HUNter 486

Yesterday we went for Sunday roast with our friend Charlie. He and his mummy Sarah had come to London from Gloucestershire.  Read more…

A Black Penny Brunch

Mummy had read about The Black Penny Coffee Shop in Covent Garden and called ahead to be sure it was dog-friendly. Read more…

Sawadee ka! Kin Phet Mai Dai

That means, “Hello! I can’t eat spicy food” in Thai.

We went to Suksan, a Thai restaurant on our road for the first time. You see, one of the achievements of the Doggy Street Party on Sunday was converting them into a dog-friendly restaurant!  Hip! Hip! Hooray!

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Noi amiamo gli italiani e loro amano noi!

It’s Festa della Repubblica!  Today is Italian National Day and we love the Italians! Read more…

I’m a Londoner

London isn’t everybody’s cup of tea
Often you hear visitors complain
Noisy, smoky city but it seems to me
There’s a magic in the fog and rain Read more…

I’m a dog, get me out of here!

What a scary thought … I was ready to leave as soon as we arrived at “Wax in the City.” Read more…

Sunday Replenishment

We have a new dog-friendly boulangerie in our neighbourhood! Read more…

The Grissini Monster

Along a quiet residential street in Chelsea, emerged a grissini monster from under the white table cloths at Ziani Restaurant!!!

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A new Italian on the scene

Part of the Christmas festivities is getting together with friends.

And whenever it is down to Mummy to organise the venue, she always made sure they would allow George and I to be there – either back to same old haunts or whenever she hears of a new find – we’re there! Read more…

Watch out! Art appreciation can be dangerous

That was scary – looked like a falcon was about to descend on me! Read more…

Being a part of “Society”

We wandered along the streets of Soho in London and then arrived at this cosy little place along Ingrestre Place. Read more…

In search of perfect winter boots

Winter will be long over, Mummy before you find those “perfect” boots to wear. Boots that are warm, feels and looks good when walking us, yet still elegant enough to go out for meetings in the city. Read more…

There’s dog friendly and there’s REAL-ly dog-friendly hotel in London

We visited a REAL dog friendly place yesterday – Belgraves, a London boutique hotel in Belgravia. Read more…

Someone ate the books – and it wasn’t us!

Some clever dog ate part of these books and made alphabets out of them!!!! Maybe the dog didn’t like the stories. Promise it wasn’t us. Read more…

Une réunion à la Maison Assouline

Aujourd’hui, nous avons eu une réunion à la Maison Assouline …

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A Girls’ Night Out in Mayfair

We were invited to a book launch at Assouline – a book about buildings, I mean, architecture and the architects. Read more…

Sniffing out a new career … truffles?

Last week, in one of her “last hamburger, last fatty food diet” mode, Mummy took me to lunch at our favourite Italian restaurant – Lucio! Read more…

How now, Brown Cow?

Mummy wanted to go to The Brown Cow – a gastro pub on Fulham Road for a reason – which we shall explain later. Read more…

Are we seeing things?

Yes, I was at Eyeworks Opticians with Mummy when she went for her eye test but I could not believe my eyes when I saw this very, very long dog. Read more…

A candlelight dinner for three

Mummy’s friend Eric from New York is back in London and he took us to a lovely candlelight dinner near his hotel in Soho. Read more…

Snowflakes in October

After our first walk in the park with Marley, we headed towards South Kensington.  There we saw a new gelateria!  It looked rather sweet, so Mummy and Yaena decided to inquire about them – and the staff waved us in – dogs and all!!!! Read more…

Hello Zukie!!!!

It was a busy day – taking George to the vet for his physical check-up before flying and Mummy had to get all sorts of things ready for their trip. But on our agenda yesterday was to meet Zukie! Read more…

Savour the day!

We were just asking ourselves that question yesterday when the sun came out! Technically we’re into Autumn! Read more…

We’re F-I-V-E!

Happy Birthday Little Tyke!  You are five today.   Read more…

Guess who’s back?

My BFF, Little Tyke is back!!!!!!

Now summer has begun! Bring it on! Read more…