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Brigadiers

Article By TXG   |   18th October 2019

Brigadiers 1 – 5 Bloomberg Arcade London EC4N 8AR 020 3319 8140 brigadierslondon.com This restaurant is a curate’s egg of an experience. On the one hand the room is gorgeous, the food is delicious (particular favourites from the small plates are the Afghani lamb cannon kebab, the wagyu kati roll, … Read more

Kodbyens Fiskebar

Article By TXG   |   30th September 2019

Kodbyens Fiskebar Flæsketorvet 100 1711 København V Phone +45 32155656 info@fiskebaren.dk https://fiskebaren.dk In the meatpacking district of Copenhagen this is a wonderful treat.  It’s not warm and cosy, rather relaxed, informal, and serving spanking fresh oysters and fish that is all sustainably sourced and beautifully prepared.  Worth a trip as the … Read more

It’s never too late to be in touch

Article By TXG   |   16th September 2019

My cancer learning number two is it’s never too late to be in touch! I have a weakness (OK I have many weaknesses but I’m willing to admit to this one here!) – I love a greeting card. I have a whole drawer of cards that have tickled me and … Read more

Santini

Article By TXG   |   14th September 2019

Santini 29 Ebury St, Belgravia, London SW1W 0NZ T: +44 020 7730 4094 www.santinirestaurant.com We hadn’t been to Santini for a few years and it’s been very nicely refurbished. Accomplished Italian food prepared and served with care and attention. It has a nice ground floor terrace (you’ll remember TXG objects … Read more

How to respond when someone tells you bad news

Article By TXG   |   9th September 2019

I was recently diagnosed with cancer and while I am determined to make a complete recovery, this has been a year of fear, frustration and learning. One of my missions at the end of this treatment is that I will have really learned something about myself, who I want to … Read more

Darby’s

Article By TXG   |   7th September 2019

Darby’s 3 Viaduct Gardens, London SW11 7AY T: +44 020 7537 3111 www.darbys-london.com Darby’s We’re fortunate that very few people read these reviews because Darby’s is in our ‘hood and it’s already been hyped everywhere and we’d like to keep it a secret, please! Darby’s is from the team behind … Read more

How to avoid getting upset in a conversation

Article By TXG   |   2nd September 2019

If you ever find yourself getting upset in a conversation (that may manifest as anything from shouting to feeling angry tears)… Step back Take a deep breath and breathe in for 3 counts, hold that breath for 3 counts and then exhale over 3 counts Then think – what is … Read more

where is YOUR attention?

Article By TXG   |   29th August 2019

Here’s a question for you to ponder…. If we are what we give our attention to – where is YOUR attention? A worker? A parent? An entrepreneur? An all-rounder? A patient? If you are happy with where your attention is, then that is great but sometimes we can find that … Read more

A deeper conversation

Article By TXG   |   26th August 2019

A conversation can go to a much deeper level if you have the time, can truly listen and ask three more words… ‘and what else?’ When someone brings you a challenge or is chatting with you about something on their mind, it is important to see if you can get … Read more

Elliot’s

Article By TXG   |   21st August 2019

Scully Restaurant 12 Stoney Street, Borough Market, London, SE1 9AD T: 020 7403 7436 www.elliotscafe.com Elliot’s is a small restaurant in Borough Market. We went when it first opened a few years ago but the person we were with was ill, and so it didn’t really feel fair to comment … Read more

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