Summer activities in London

June is here and summer is literally around the corner!! Just take a minute and absorb those summer vibes…what will you be up to this season?

Wherever you are there’s always something fresh and exciting going on from brilliant outdoor events to enjoying a refreshing glass of prosecco at an amazing rooftop bar, laughing with friends as you soak up the summer sun.

For me there is no place I’d rather be than London in the summer – there is always something happening or some new place to explore!! This city, normally known for its hustle and bustle lifestyle, has such remarkably beautiful gardens that just burst into a tantalising sea of colour as summer approaches. From the grounds of Hampton Court to the Royal Botanical Gardens at Kew – there are so many gems that are just waiting for you to step out and explore!! And what better way to finish off a bit of exploration than with a glass of prosecco at one of London’s beautiful roof top bars, such as Madison’s at One New Change.

As we enter the summer months we will be checking out some of these amazing gardens and venues and giving you our first hand accounts of our experiences. Hope you enjoy and if you’re in London and want some pointers please don’t hesitate to get in touch. Have an amazing summer…what will you be up to?

Stay blessed,

Mel x

P.s. If at any point you thought to yourself…what about that unpredictable British weather? You’re certainly not alone but surely that just adds to the excitement; reach into that inner child and start dancing in the rain!!

Ms Taylor is all kinds of beautiful.

Maddox Gallery beautiful inside and out.

Just admiring.

Long Weekend Shenanigans – African Market

Wow – what a fantastic end to the long weekend!! Great food, friends and a market full of colour and creativity.

Such culture, such history at the African Market in Old Spitalfield’s!! Checking out some fantastic jewellery pieces:

And some wonderful pieces of traditional artwork:

Wouldn’t be African without some chin chin!!

And who could forget these amazing hand crafted children’s dolls…beautiful colours and traditional African prints.

Looking around at the market reminds us of how God has put a bit of His creativity into each of us. He is the Master creator and architect who’s made things that are literally out of this world. Take, for example, the design and prints on a leaf – you can see the hand print of God down to the minute details of the veins! As you go into this week, we would like to challenge you to take a look at the creation around you and ponder.

Romans 1:20: ‘For since the creation of the world God’s invisible qualities–his eternal power and divine nature–have been clearly seen, being understood from what has been made, so that people are without excuse.’

Stay blessed.

M&M x

London expeditions

Another amazing day at Church coupled with summer vibes at the Charlotte Street Hotel!!

Psalm 118:24 – This is the day that the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it.’

Psalm 9:1-2 – ‘I will give thanks to the Lord with my whole heart; I will recount all of your wonderful deeds. I will be glad and exult in you; I will sing praise to your name, O Most High.’

God is so good – isn’t it amazing how much joy being in His presence brings!! He is a good good Father and He loves you so much.

Stay blessed,

M&M x

Afternoon tea and a little healthy snack…

Followed by the most amazing chocolate gateaux

And capped off with a textbook British Summer experience!

Wedding Things

I’m getting married this October and have fallen in love with Britten accessories for brides!

As you probably guessed they are a bridal accessories boutique (located in Bradford on Avon) and have just sent me my wedding veil!! I’m absolutely head over heels, not only is it stunning, top quality and the veil of my dreams but it’s reasonably priced as well.

Besides having absolutely beautiful pieces their packaging is stunning – crisp white boxes adorned with delicately wrapped bows. Oh and who could forget the personalised hand-written message.

If you’re getting married and want a luxury experience definitely check them out at www.brittenweddings.com or follow them on instagram @brittenweddings!

Mel xx