We love this flower shop we found in the Kensal Rise neighborhood of London. They collect vintage vases/containers, and send out their flowers in them. It’s such a nice idea—that you would get an arrangement in a vase that you keep, rather than in a glass one that you end up holding onto out of […]


Waitrose, which is something like the Whole Foods of the UK, has a great program called Community Matters. Each month, each store picks three local charities to support. When you check out, you’re given a token, which you then place in the box of the cause you want to give to.


At Cookie, one of the most popular travel stories we did was Paris. We had assigned and shot London, but then the magazine folded. With London in the front of mind starting tomorrow, we figured it was a good time to dust off this story, and let it see the light of day. Do let […]


We loved this idea from a London-based Mexican restaurant, called Wahaca, which is owned by a great chef named Thomasina Miers. Rather than give away real matchbooks, they give away these Serrano chili seeds for you to plant.

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