With the new year one thing appear to be on people's mind and that is saving money. After a Christmas over eating, drinking and spending HSAH gives you her ultimate cheap guide.
Firstly - 241 Food offers.
We all love going out to eat. Its a very sociable activity that enables us to catch up with friends, gossip and share tales. It can be expensive but here are some handy 241 places to check out:
If your a member of Fitness First you can get 241 throughout January at Zizzi. If you aren't a member, you can still get cheap deals here:
Alternatively you can visit Time Outs website for up to date foodie offers:
Museums - January is the best time of the year to embrace culture. The majority of London's lovely museums and galleries are free and have fantastic deals on membership. If you have a spare day and are looking for something to do, then why not, take a stroll around the Tate Britain or wander around the fantastic V and A. HSAH loves the photographers Gallery, which has moved to a new and improved location just behind oxford st. It has a very good shop so definitely worht a visit.
Sales - In January almost every shop is forcing you to buy stuff as its strips its prices down to a bare minimum. The only problem that arises is sorting the shit from the special. Some good places to shop are as follows:
Fortnum and Mason
Apparently the Queen does her shopping at F and M. Some how I can't imagine old Queenie E pushing a trolley around Fortnum and Masons...although the imagine does delight HSAH. None the less this shop is amazing for good biscuits, cakes and random nick nacks. It is ultimately a more tasteful Harrods.
Other places to check out would be Magma, which is just off of 5 dials, The South Bank Centre Shop, Cath Kidson and, oh Reiss, which has the best value for money sale with up to 50% off of items.
HSAH will keep her eyes peeled for more exciting stuff and report back to the online community.