Top 10 New to School Essentials

For many, September sees the start of a new school year. In recent weeks I’ve seen quite a few panicked looking parents roaming the shops with their offspring in tow. From school shoes to bags, lunch-boxes to pencil cases, the list of school essentials is endless. My boys are still…

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Top 10 Summer Greek Beauty Products

I’m always on the lookout for new Greek beauty products but some of them are difficult to source unless you buy them directly from Greece or Cyprus. Whilst out in Cyprus last month I came across so many different new items so I’ve selected a few and found where to buy them…

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Top 10 Baby & Toddler Travelling Essentials

Following on from last week’s video post about what I carry in my onboard changing bag, I thought that I would whittle all that junk down to 10 top baby and toddler items that most parents might find essential when travelling with the little ‘uns. Obviously this will include stuff…

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Top 10 Wedding Venues in Cyprus

I always see May as the start of wedding season – wedding season generally being the warmer months in the UK – from May until September. In Greece and Cyprus couples tend to favour the cooler months – end of September, October. So if you’re looking for a wedding in…

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Top 10 Greek Wines

Wine has always played an important role in the Greek culture. Naturally wine was invented by the Greeks…by the Greek god Dionysus in fact. There are many different Greek wines on the market these days and it can be hard to choose which one will best compliment your home-made moussaka…

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Top 10 London Greek Restaurants for Valentine’s Day

Whether you love it or loathe it, Valentine’s Day is all around us right now. Personally I’m a hopeless romantic and believe that any excuse to ‘spread the love’ can only be a good thing. Right? So with that in mind let’s focus on the positives of February 14th. For…

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Top 10 Reasons to LOVE the NEW YEAR!

It’s the first Tuesday of the month which means a TOP TEN/10 post! This time top 10 reasons to love the new year! Despite the cold and dreariness of January, I always feel a sense of relief when the new year rolls in. Whether the previous year has been a…

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Top 10 Items your Work Desk needs

My day job work desk is pretty boring – computer, phone, pens, folders, etc. My home desk is a bit more interesting with a mix of make-up brushes, fluffy pens, pretty note paper, a candle (not next to the note paper) and more (!) I recently revamped my desk area…

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Top 10 Easter Eggs!

Easter is my favourite time of the year – Spring has just begun, the days are getting brighter and summer is only a season away. And most importantly, the shops are filled with one of the greatest gifts of all: CHOCOLATE. Chocolate Easter Eggs are basically what Easter is all about right?! (Ok if…

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Top 10 GREEK New Year Resolutions

New year resolutions are very easy to make and even easier to break, as many of us find come mid-January when we just can’t be bothered anymore. My Greek family are exceptionally proud of their own statement that they ALWAYS stay true to their word. But when it comes to resolutions,…

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DAY 2: Top 10 Kids and Baby Christmas Outfits

Is your child more of a Christmas pudding or a star? Will you be forced to purchase full seasonal fancy-dress for their role as lead reindeer in the nativity or will it just be all about the light-up jumpers? Whatever your excuse for dressing your mini-me in colourful costume this year, why not join…

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Top 10 Halloween Baby Costumes

There is nothing cuter than seeing a bonny baby dressed up as a pumpkin…as I found when I bought my almost 7-month-old son a Halloween outfit from TK Maxx. Complete with hat. I absolutely LOVE Halloween. It is the perfect excuse to scoff lots of sweets or cosy up to the fire…

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Ten things I LOVE about Wimbledon!

I have now lived in Wimbledon for over five years but it seems like only yesterday that I first entered Centre Court shopping centre and marvelled at the two fat ladies. (The statue that is.) Having originally come from a small town (Leigh-on-Sea) that has a distinct community feel to it, I have…

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Top Ten Greek Films

Greek cinema has a long and rich history with many Greek directors and actors gaining international acclaim for their work. In 1906 Greek Cinema was born when the Manakis Brothers started recording in Macedonia and the French filmmaker “Leons” produced the first “Newscast” from the midi-Olympic Games of Athens (the unofficial Olympic…

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