About

Me

Thanks to my mother’s love of martinis, the first words I spoke were, “Shaken, Not Stirred”  and I’ve been obsessed by cocktails ever since. I’ve brought this passion to Lush Life!

Cocktail culture is quickly overcoming the food craze and with it emerges creative connoisseurs taking us along for the ride. These masterminds of mixology deserve, not only our respect, but our undivided attention! In every city in the world, bars are popping up and we are lucky enough to be riding the wave. I wanted to get their stories heard and, thus, the Lush Life Podcast was born. A Lush Life Manual goes hand-in-hand with the podcast – bringing you the Lush Guides – what to drink in a destination and where to drink it.

A Lush Life Manual & Lush Life Podcast

I travel the world, capturing the stories behind the drinks we love. My work has been seen in many publications, including Condé Nast Traveler online, Grazia UK, and Mail on Sunday. I serve on the board of the British Guild of Travel Writers.

I am Vice-Chairman of the Board of the British Guild of Travel Writers. I’ve amLevel 2 WSET Wine and LEvel 2 WSET Spirits qualified (passed both with distinction).

Lush Life with an average of 50,000 unique views a month across all social media platforms with large audience base in the US, UK and Australia.

Lush Life Cocktail Tours

You’ll be introduced to some of the most famous bars and bartenders in London, all while sipping their celebrated cocktails and having a great time.

Most recent awards include, Sit-Up 2019 Award for Rising Star, one of the 10 finalists for Tales of the Cocktail Spirited Award 2019, finalist for Traverse Creator Awards 2019 and Saveur Magazine Blog Awards 2018 Best Drinks Blog.

HOW I’M INSPIRED

One sip of a Bellini on any trip to Venice.

Flipping through my copy of Jerry Thomas’s The Flowing Bowl which I picked up at the Strand Bookstore in New York City in 1997

The memory of my time drinking at Milk & Honey in NY in the early 2000