Postcards from the Past: Churchill War Rooms

I’ve lived in London for two years, I’ve walked countless times around Westminster with it’s gorgeous abbey, houses of parliament that look like they’re made of match sticks and melted wax. Further along is Downing street, Horse guards parade and then turning right you can wander along through St James’s park to Buckingham Palace. But,…… Continue reading Postcards from the Past: Churchill War Rooms

1920’s JAZZ AGE Fashion and Photographs

F.Scott Fitzgerald published This Side of Paradise in 1920; it established the novelist as a voice of the young, and radical generation . He made the modern woman, The Flapper, his speciality. All through this exhibit he is everywhere, and the quote to the left could not be more perfect to describe this bygone era.…… Continue reading 1920’s JAZZ AGE Fashion and Photographs

Celebrating 100 years of Roald Dahl

2016 marks the 100th anniversary since the birth of the world’s number one storyteller, Roald Dahl. To celebrate Aqua Shard developed a high tea menu which pays tribute to all the cherished and unforgettable tales On Entering the aqua restaurant you were greeted with the amazing  decals featuring all  all the memorable characters we have loved since…… Continue reading Celebrating 100 years of Roald Dahl

Postcards from the Past: The Hydro Majestic

When I was little we would drive into the country, up the mountains, past this magnificent hotel that marked the top of the Blue Mountains. My Uncle would take my Grandmother and Great Aunt there for tea. I thought to myself ‘when I’m older I will go there, it will be the most glamorous thing I…… Continue reading Postcards from the Past: The Hydro Majestic