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Olivia previously worked as a freelance lifestyle, travel and beauty writer. Cutting her teeth as Beauty Assistant at Harper’s Bazaar and then Acting Beauty Assistant at Red, as West London Living‘s previous Beauty Correspondent … Read more →
Review - 1984By Alexandra Bell 1 Sep 2016 Lights flash, creating a strobe effect on stage; buzzers blare cacophonously, the protagonist freezes Read more →
What was the inspiration behind the launch of Redemption Bar?
It’s brilliant that so many people are choosing to lead healthier lifestyles, not just for themselves but for the planet. The younger generation are becoming more conscious, turning away from … Read more →
You have worked in the wine industry from a young age; did you always know you wanted to work as a sommelier?
I always knew I wanted to work in a restaurant from a young age as I really enjoyed … Read more →
What do you look for in food?
Fabulous ingredients (seasonal and local when possible), well balanced flavours and not over-worked.
How did you start Rocket Food, and how did it develop? Did you have to make any tough decisions?
We … Read more →
What inspired you to up sticks and move to the French countryside to start your wine brand, Mirabeau en Provence?
That’s simple- Stephen and I were madly passionate about Provence Rosé and we were big time Francophiles. So when the … Read more →
Olivia’s top picks:
Virgin Active Collection Club Membership—from £159/month
With its brand-spanking new makeover, new range of classes and trendy NYC loft-style studios, membership at the Virgin Classic Kensington is the dream gift for Mummy Cool, or Mummy Fit, … Read more →
Open Sunday-Thursday midday–midnight, Friday-Saturday midday-1am
Ukai has been part of the Notting Hill food scene for a decade, serving ‘fresh and exciting contemporary Japanese cuisine in an irresistible setting’. It’s not simply simply another sushi bar, though; the … Read more →
How did you get started in in the Christmas tree business, and what did you do before it?
I was a bit of an adventurer—I was a ski instructor and then I had a holiday company and took people to … Read more →
Open Mon and Wed–Fri midday–2.30pm and 6pm–11.30pm; Tue 6pm–11.30pm; Sat midday–11.30pm and Sun midday–10pm
Malaysian: the original fusion cuisine, it’s food that reflects that multiethnic diversity of the Malaysian population and general culture. This also means it’s not … Read more →