• Food

    London June Restaurant & Bar Openings

    What new culinary delights has London got in store for us this June?   Cocobananas The Inception Group, the brains behind the likes of Barts, Maggies, Bunga Bunga and Mr. Foggs are opening another awesome tongue-in-cheek themed bar. Reminiscent of a Latin American beach party Cocobananas will be bringing the passion and spirit of Brazil to Battersea. Opening its doors in June when Brazil mania hits Britain’s shores as the World Cup kicks off, the venues sense of fun and festa will come from nightly live sets, cachaça in cocktails and Brazilian street food. Served by surf short-ed and sarong-ed staff, you just have to…

  • Arts

    Interview: Hiraeth Theatre’s Hamlet Crew

    Her Majesty’s Prison Liverpool. G Wing. Hamlet is incarcerated. His father has been murdered. The croaking raven doth bellow for revenge…… A gripping prologue to a unconventional retelling of Shakespeare’s Hamlet don’t you think? Which left us at ONIN so intrigued we had to get some insight behind this new production! Luckily we got take five with Zoe Ford (the artistic director and founder of Hiraeth, and the director of Hamlet), Cat White (the Education Officer for Hiraeth) and Nikki Anderson (the Producer). HEYA GUYS! SO YOUR PREVIOUS PRODUCTION ‘TITUS ANDRONICUS’ WAS A GREAT SUCCESS! WE’VE SEEN ZOE HAS PREVIOUS…

  • Blog

    Tips for the Teething Process

    There are certain things that you can’t avoid…day following night, children wanting the toy that another child has and the fact that teething will happen. Luckily for us we have been through this (twice) and thankfully it is never to be repeated. As with anything all children deal with things differently but there is no denying teething hurts them. Both of our girls we’re pretty good with this but there was still certain things that we could do to help them be more comfortable. The main things we used were the teething granules which is a product that kind of…

  • Food

    Soho Food Walk

    On a sunny May morning I met Michelle Francis, bubbly Australian and self-styled ‘Lady Boss’ of London From Scratch. Scratch describe themselves as ‘a little food-obsessed’ and ‘a little London-obsessed’: they produce food tours, supper clubs, and an extensive food blog with recipes and recommendations for every budget. Today, we were taking a group food tour of Soho’s eateries and delicatessens. I was introduced to our charming Bostonian companions by exchanging tales about our favourite foods and cooking aromas. Michelle’s wide-ranging enthusiasm for her subject and a highly conversational, occasionally mischievous tour-guide persona were immediately apparent. Food quickly intersects with…

  • Fashion & Beauty

    Thai Square Spa

    Tucked away in the back streets behind Covent Garden is the Thai Square Spa, a discreet, elegant spa offering traditional Thai treatments in luxurious and extremely relaxing circumstances. Guests are welcomed in by the polite and helpful staff, asked to fill in a brief questionnaire to help tailor the experience and then depending on the treatment ushered into a couples room, VIP area, traditional Thai room or downstairs to the general spa to begin their process of unwinding and soaking up the wonderfully calm atmosphere. There is also a garden at the back of the spa where guests can relax…