Tea and Knickers for the Vicar
While other little girls were playing with dolls, I was howling at the moon. My name is Pandacat. My lovely Dizzy wrote something about me and it's the most accurate description of me ever: "Sparkly Panda, Sleepy Panda, Little ball of luck, Tough Panda, Feminist Panda, Son, I'll fuck you...
Hot Niçoise Salad Recipe
Gwyneth Paltrow transforms one of her favorite salads, the Niçoise, into a hearty one-dish dinner by roasting tuna steaks on a tangle of beans, tomatoes, anchovies and olives. More Main Course Salads
A knickerbocker glory - these things should be revered for their name alone. No idea where they can be sourced from but finding out is on my 'to-do' list for my next Out of Office moment. (Fear I may require a time machine to take me back to the 80s.)
Blooming marvelous-Columbia Road flower market is every Sunday + tends to all gardening needs - whether it's a full spray of lilies your after or flower pots and seedlings. Around 2pm the bargains begin to emerge-ideal if you want your kitchen to resemble Kew Gardens. *Contingency plan-The Royal Oak pub (just there on the left of this pic) does a brilliant Sunday roast.Little known fact-the ally to the side was also the 'disappearing ally' used by Nicolas Lindhurst in 'Good Night Sweetheart'
Lovebox and Bestival music festivals take 10:10 carbon pledge
Two of UK's biggest music events, with combined crowd of nearly 100,000, agree to cut carbon emissions by 10%
My holiday wardrobe edit
I love reading those 'what to pack this summer' things – you know, like the one Gwyneth Paltrow does for Goop? Although most of us could probably afford only a leg of Gwyneth’s shorts, I love the idea of planning a capsule wardrobe for a holiday. Your mum would call it packing: a fashion editor would call it a holiday edit. Here's what I’m taking to Turkey in just over a week’s time: Linen kaftan from Kew, £49.95 Shorts from Fat Face, £10 Dress from Hoss Intropia, £65 Maxi dress from Hobbs…
UK Festivals 2020
15th Birthday Party, 23-26 July, Hertfordshire. Independent, boutique festival in Hertfordshire. Huge acts, emerging talent & family fun.
The Zoological Society of London (ZSL) is a charity devoted to the worldwide conservation of animals and their habitats. Visit London Zoo and Whipsnade Zoo.