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A luscious life


Gorgeous Florence, Italy

Grazie to our Italian language class – it was lovely to see you for lunch today at Chez Luscious!

For all lovers of all-things Italian, you might like our photo gallery, An Italian Life. Plus even more here.

Natasha xx



LUSCIOUS HOTELS: Wharekauhau Lodge in Palliser, New Zealand

Royal accommodation: Wharekauhau Lodge in Palliser NZ

ACCOMODATION FIT FOR A KING: See where the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, and little Prince George, stayed when they arrived in New Zealand this week…

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MUSIC TO SCROLL BY: Yo-Yo Ma playing Bach’s Cello Suites



More beautiful music for you to play as you scroll through the Luscious website, this time, Yo-Yo Ma playing Bach’s Cello Suites.


Natasha xx




MUSIC TO SCROLL BY: Toccata and Fugue in D minor by JS Bach



Today I’m listening to organ music, and here’s an all-time classic to share with you: Bach’s Toccata and Fugue in D minor.

Turn the volume right up. Powerful, no?

These ones are also fab:

More suggestions for great organ music here and here.

Natasha xx



A BALLERINA LIFE: Ballerina editorial


If you love this photo of Natalia Vodianova by Michelangelo di Battista for Harper’s Bazaar UK December 2010, then you will enjoy our BALLERINA EDITORIAL photo gallery… Continue reading »

A BALLERINA LIFE: Ballerina chic

Ballerina chic - - Tory Burch

A look at luscious ballerina style…
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A BALLERINA LIFE: Ballerina beauty

In love with hair buns, soft pink make-up and romance and whimsy? Dream of being a ballerina as a child? Then you might enjoy this ballerina beauty photo gallery… Continue reading »

LUSCIOUS IN THE KITCHEN: Milanese saffron risotto

Milanese saffron risotto photo

DOMESTIC GODDESS: Inspired by the Italian language classes which Mr Luscious and I are taking, and memories of fabulous holidays in Italy, I attempted to make a saffron risotto, Milanese style, this week.

And, after less-than-successful experiences in the past, this attempt was surprisingly fab!

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LUSCIOUS LIVING: Hanging around…


Welcome to the weekend, Luscious Lifers! I hope you have have a peaceful weekend, just hanging around, taking it easy.

To get you into the mood, you might want to check out:

Natasha xx



STYLE LEADER: India Hicks, Island Living

India Hicks, Island Living

Stylish living: India Hicks, the daughter of designer David Nightingale Hicks and Lady Pamela Mountbatten, inherited her parents’ good taste and royal connections.

Take a look at some of the inspiration from her Bahamas island lifestyle and her homewares and fashion items including jewellery, bedding and bath products…

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