Five things that are inspiring us this week


The Restaurant: Bó Drake

This new 'East Asian BBQ' restaurant in Soho draws on the Scottish and Chinese heritage of owners Jan and Jae Lee. The result? Fusion food at its finest.

The Book: Deliciously Ella

Blogger Ella Woodward's first cookbook is filled with scrumptiously healthy (everything is sugar, gluten and dairy-free) alternatives to unhealthy dishes: think pizza and brownies.

The Spa: The Arrigo Programme

Featured in Condé Nast Traveller's Spa Guide 2015, this idyllic 14-year-old retreat in Somerset ‒ founded by psychotherapist Fiona Arrigo ‒ just gets better with age. Book in to revive mind, body and soul.

The Hotel: No 38 The Park

Following the success of the Wheatsheaf Inn and No 131, Sam and Georgina Pearman have opened their third hotel in Cheltenham. Boutique B&B-come-members-club ‒ it's the perfect weekend retreat.

The Film: Still Alice

The Oscars' panel loved it, and so do we. Julianne Moore's portrayal of a Columbia University professor (Alice Howland) diagnosed with early on-set Alzheimer's is both moving and superb. Tissues at the ready...
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