Day: 25 January 2019

Annual Review investment companies – 2018

Annual Review investment companies – 2018

2018 – the return of volatility A trade war, Brexit, US interest rate rises, slowing Chinese growth, a US government shutdown, a dispute over Italy’s budget, the Skripal poisonings, numerous elections – there was plenty to worry about in 2018. A last-minute dive left the US market in negative territory.Sterling continued ...

Callooh Callay cocktail recipe

Cocktail Recipe: Callooh Callay’s ‘Super Freak’

Taking place alongside Burns Night (25th January), this year, Scotch Whisky Weekend is a new mini festival from DrinkUp.London in partnership with Scotchwhisky.com. Moreover, a number of London bars will also celebrate Scotch Whisky Weekend, with four days of cocktail tours championing £6 cocktails for Festival Pass holders. For the ...

Le Café du Marché

Restaurant Review: Le Café du Marché

Hidden away in a cobbled mews in Smithfield is one of the area’s oldest restaurants. Launched in 1986 and named for its proximity to Smithfield Market, Le Café du Marché is a family owned French restaurant. Founded by Charlie Graham-Wood, whose family came from Lyon, and now owned and run ...

Visit a rustic yoga retreat in the Portuguese mountain ranges

Visit a rustic yoga retreat in the Portuguese mountain ranges

For many of us a week or two of island-hopping and wine tasting was once the most desired and effectual solution when searching for a way to escape the trials of modern life. But these days with the tiresome realities of an always on, constantly connected work life, traditional escapes just aren’t ...

The Queen and the Brexit: Does it really matter?

Did the Queen wade into the Brexit debate?

In a speech yesterday the Queen made a series of comments that appear to refer to Brexit. She asked for people to find "common ground" and to respect "different points of view". The Head of state said: “The continued emphasis on patience, friendship, a strong community focus, and considering the ...

How Companies Around the World are Revolutionizing Ecommerce

How Companies Around the World are Revolutionizing Ecommerce

For many people, ecommerce is their go-to method of shopping. While brick-and-mortar outlets still have their place, consumers enjoy the convenience of being able to get online, order a product, and expect it to arrive on their doorsteps within a matter of days. The internet market is only growing, too: ...