Month: October 2015

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Shakshouka – A Delicious Middle Eastern Breakfast


SHAKSHOUKA Why not start your day with a Spicy Middle Eastern breakfast. Shakshouka is a simple, one-pan egg breakfast baked in a tomato sauce spiced with cumin, paprika and cayenne pepper.   Ingredients 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 large onion, halved and thinly sliced 1 large red bell pepper, seeded and thinly sliced 3 garlic cloves, thinly sliced 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 … Read More Shakshouka – A Delicious Middle Eastern Breakfast

Top 10 things to do in Sri Lanka


We recently embarked on a trip to Sri Lanka after being inspired by a friend who declared the country an absolute must-see. As Sri Lanka has so much to offer we decided from the offset that this needed to be more than a holiday – it would be a mini adventure! So we packed a bag and booked a flight… Check out the Alphabet Lifestyle list of top things … Read More Top 10 things to do in Sri Lanka

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Balmain x H&M – full lookbook preview!


  Brace yourself power dressing is back! November 5th see’s the eagerly awaited release of the Balmain x H&M collaboration and we can confirm that Olivier Rousteing has delivered! The collection is filled the Rousteing’s signature elaborate embroidery, luxe leathers, satin and skintight tailoring, capturing the confidence, sexiness, and power of the Balmain house – whilst all on a H&M budget! Will you be joining the #BALMAINARMY?! “You can … Read More Balmain x H&M – full lookbook preview!

Tuesday thoughts…


…what is on your list?

Welcome to Doha


Welcome To Doha Timelapse from Michael Shainblum on Vimeo. Check out this great time-lapse video of Qatar by Michael Shainblum. The video captures the evolution of the Middle Eastern state of Qatar’s history from the old to present-day world, and the quintessence of the country’s culture. It’s fascinating to see how the country has developed since it gained its independence from the United Kingdom in 1971 – just over … Read More Welcome to Doha

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Nutribullet. 6 nutritional breakfast smoothies for busy people


A friend recently recommended the Nutribullet, mainly because it’s a great piece of design and does exactly what it says on the label, creates nutritional drinks. I already have a blender, a mixer and a juicer, so why would I benefit from a Nutribullet?  Because it’s compact, easy to assemble and cleaning it is hassle free! You literally just need to wash the cup … Read More Nutribullet. 6 nutritional breakfast smoothies for busy people