thoughts: bonfire night

bonfire night styling tips

bonfire night styling tips

It’s no surprise that there has been a surge in demand for firepits recently. John Lewis has sold out of their best sellers and Aldi had early morning queues when they launched theirs. We’re all trying to eek out ways to see people whatever tier we’re in. And that means we're staying outside. Thankfully, bonfire night has always been my favourite night of the year. Getting wrapped up and creating beautiful, luxe spaces to toast marshmallows in is my ‘thing’. 

Bonfire S'more Recipe

Bonfire S'more Recipe

This is my most show-stopping s'more recipe to date. Like the rest of Instagram, autumn is my favourite time of year and Bonfire Night is, undoubtedly, my favourite night. November 5th is calling out for toasted marshmallows with a fire cracking flair. This isn’t just marshmallows for soaking up the last embers of the bonfire - this recipe is the Catherine wheel, the glitter flair and the rockets too.

virtual bonfire night

virtual bonfire night

Bonfire Night has to be my favourite night of the year. I plan Bonfire Night like other people plan birthdays or Christmas. From mittens, lined boots, sparklers, toffee apples, flasks of spiced rum- to the exhilaration of fizzing firework displays. Kids are allowed to stay up late and grown ups can eat hot dogs for dinner.
I couldn’t love it more.
Autumn baking hacks

Autumn baking hacks

Autumn is the most sensual of seasons it makes me want to embrace flavours that pack a warmer punch and tastes that deliver comfort. It’s the time for slow cooking, for stewing and a slow bake. But it’s also the time of year when I want to go on long walks before it gets too cold or drink red in front of the fire. So, if you want to cheat your way to producing some lovely Autumnal treats without having to while away the whole day in the kitchen – here’s my top 3 cheats for seasonal deliciousness.