Ironically, finding time for a manicure can be stressful. More often that not, self-conjured guilt prevails along with the belief that I couldn’t possibly dare to be so self indulgent. Ultimately, I’m left with Eliza Doolittle nails (before she becomes a ‘lady’) and a feeling that I’ve been robbed of some well-deserved R&R. Either way, I can’t win. However, (and this is one of those good types of conjunctive) when I was invited to try out the K West Hotel and Spa’s latest manicure offering, the SOL Luxury Manicure, I felt simply obliged to go along. For work purposes, obviously.
In this day and age it appears that the conflict between the masculine and feminine energies has become more out of synch. What I mean by this is that before feminism came into play there was a very strict balance between men and women and their subsequent energies. Men did manly things like going to work and were the bread winners, whereas women stayed at home and looked after the house and brought up the children.
Other than the obligatory hearty Christmas dinner washed down with enough alcohol to drown all the relatives, since my childhood I have always remembered Christmas by the games. Whether it meant losing against my Grandmother over a Scrabble board or getting too greedy expanding my property portfolio in Monopoly, games always had an active way of bringing all the family together. With this in mind I have created a round up of my Top 10 Games for Christmas; here you will most certainly find something to bring even the extended family together.
Have you ever been invited to a party and the only person you know is the person who invited you and the thought of trying to make conversation with complete strangers creates a knot in your stomach? or maybe you can start the conversation but find it fizzles out too quickly, you get tongue tied with the people you most want to talk too, well all that can change when you know how …
Marble lobbies, concierges and room service are not exactly things to be knocked in the World of luxury, but don’t you feel like you would just rather something a little bit less generic with a bit more space and character, in fact rather much like your home? Well now with private home stay specialists ‘onefinestay’ this is all now possible. As it happens they can also rent out your house while you are not using it. Read on to find out how it works….