Lady and the Royal Baby

We have a royal baby! After months of anticipation and weeks of waiting for news, Buckingham Palace announced yesterday evening that Kate Middleton gave birth to a royal baby boy. The event completes the three-year trifecta of the Royal Wedding in 2011 and the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee in 2012.

Royal Baby Gun Salute in London


Lady in Chelsea

There’s a secret garden in London. It is one of my favorite places to go on summer afternoons, when the city’s streets overflow with people in search of the elusive vitamin D. The garden is tucked away behind unassuming walls near the Thames in Chelsea, and you could pass by a million times without ever noticing it.

Chelsea Physic Garden in London


Lady at Dirty Dancing

Big news in London this week: Dirty Dancing has opened in the West End! The story has been a favorite of mine since I saw the movie as a child, but until last night I had never seen it on stage. It was exciting. Even better, I got to meet and interview the star of the show. Here’s the story…

Dirty Dancing in London


Lady at Brixton Market

One of the things I love about London is that every neighborhood has a different personality. If I’m feeling fancy, I go to Chelsea. If I’m in a funky mood, I head to Shoreditch. And if I want authentic markets and great restaurants, I can find them in Brixton.

Knit Wits at Brixton Makers Market