• Stay Cool – Bahrain Confidential April ’17

    Sweaty old summer is heading right this way and short of picking up sticks and relocating to just south of Siberia, there’s absolutely NOTHING we can do about it. So my advice is to start […]

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  • An evening at Asia de Cuba

    Unless you’ve been hiding out under a large rock lately, you would have already heard about the new kid on the 338 block. It’s big, beautiful and brash, and it’s called Gallery 21. And I […]

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  • Cath Kidston’s Mickey & Minnie collection

    Have you seen who’s come to Cath Kidston? It’s none other than Disney’s most iconic characters, Mickey Mouse and his super-cute partner Minnie! The playful one-off collection pairs the Disney duo with Cath Kidston’s retro style, […]

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  • Personal Training with The Army Girl’s Guide

    I recently came out of one of the BEST short-term relationships of my life – with The Army Girl’s Guide personal trainer Sarah Honey-Lawson. For 3 weeks Sarah kept me moving and motivated, tackling her […]

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  • Trying Traditional Chinese Medicine

    I’m usually up for giving anything new a go, so when InTouch Clinic called me to experience some Traditional Chinese Medicine*, I beetled off to their Janabiya clinic without thinking twice. Dr Lee and his […]

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  • Helios – bringing the taste of modern Greece to B...

    Little parts of the world are popping up all around Bahrain at the moment – and bringing us fabulous new foods that we haven’t seen here before. One such place is the newly-opened boutique Greek […]

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  • Anne Klein re-opens at Seef Mall

    Anne Klein in Seef Mall has moved – did you know that? I didn’t, so found myself almost walking into the temporary wall of an unopened shop while looking for my favourite go-to weekday brand. […]

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  • Food tasting at Primavera with Chef Oliver Glowig

    Last Saturday was just a little a lot more special than your average lazy day. I was … seated in The Ritz-Carlton‘s “Tattoria Moderna” Primavera (my favourite Italian eatery on the island) … served by 2 Michelin starred Chef, […]

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  • TKD – and 10 top tips for buying a bra

    My visit to TKD aka The Knicker Drawer on Monday was a complete learning curve. I mean, who would have thought I still had so much to learn about an item of clothing I’ve worn […]

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  • My yoga holiday in Side, Turkey

    I spent last week in what has become a very special place for me – Jo Ozden’s yoga retreat in Side, Turkey. It was my second time to stay at the leafy family pansiyon in […]

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    Snap, crackle and pop

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    Spent a ‘bliss’ful hour or so with the lovely ladies in pink, being plucked and painted. I left the salon with my nails all spackled and summery, painted with a hot pink base and finished […]

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    and when I’m there, I’ll be sure to double void. According to Dr. Oz (my girlfriend J says his mouth is too big – but I still love him) the main cause of recurring bladder infections […]

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    Shall we start with a little whine?

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    Aerobics instructors around the world, I love you. I love you for your energy and commitment, and for helping me get into those white jeans that are actually 2 sizes too small (if I’m being […]

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