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Morning routine - SKINCARE

Morning routine - SKINCARE

When it comes to your daily morning skin care routine, the variety of products on the market can be quite confusing. If you have more than 2 serums what do you use first? And what about eye cream? That's when I turn to my favourite specialist, Caroline Hirons who always offers some great advice.  Our bodies and minds love consistency— a solid routine and a set of morning rituals can brighten one’s day and kickstart it on a perfect tune. Having a morning routine is key to improving your overall quality of life and how you feel on a day to day...

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The Tennis Mood

The Tennis Mood

Tennis began as an indoor game called "jeu de paume"  in medieval France. It was a version of handball and probably first played by priests in cathedral cloisters. The word tennis most likely derives from the French tenez (take), which was shouted before a serve. By the mid-16th century rackets were being used to hit the ball instead of hands. Balls were hardened by wadding together bits of wet rags, wrapping them with string, then covering the whole in white cloth. The game grew in popularity, becoming a favourite pastime of many kings and their courts. King Francis I was...

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Pavlova with Baileys Custard

Pavlova with Baileys Custard

Still looking for a special recipe for the Holidays? Here's an easy but delicious Pavlova recipe that you should definitely try if you want to impress your friends or family.     INGREDIENTS 6 egg whites 315g (1 1/2 cups) powder sugar 3 teaspoons cornflour 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 250ml (1 cup) thickened cream Shaved dark chocolate, to decorate BAILEYS CUSTARD 500ml (2 cups) milk 125ml (1/2 cup) Baileys Original Irish Cream liqueur 4 egg yolks 100g (1/2 cup) caster sugar 2 tablespoons cornflour 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Step 1 Preheat oven to 120C/100C. Lightly grease a baking tray. Draw...

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Health Hacks for Home Office

Health Hacks for Home Office

With the pandemic of 2020 new habits are on the corner. Most of us are working from home, working out at home and eating at home,  so what better time to touch on healthy habits? - Start your day with water - yes, not coffee (it may come later, don't worry). As we sleep, we tend to lose water and wake up dehydrated, even if you don't feel thirsty. Caffeine is a naturally cases us to lose water so we want to make sure we hydrate before we caffeinate! It is recommended to start with 3,5 dl of room temperature...

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