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Aby Dunsby

Aby Dunsby suffers from (self-diagnosed) dyscalculia, which probably means she was never destined for life as a banker. Luckily she’s better with words, and has been writing lifestyle content for Square Mile since January 2015.
 

London's best venues for afternoon tea

We run the rule on the best afternoon teas in the capital, from more eccentric options to traditional affairs. Stick the kettle on and enjoy…

Alex Thomson is preparing to take on the toughest race in sailing

Completing a solo round-the-world race isn’t enough for British yachtsman Alex Thomson. He wants to win, says [author id="2"]

10 things you didn't know about the Square Mile

Ah, the Square Mile. Home to 392,400 employees as well as the historic, cultural institutions of St Paul's, the Barbican and, er, Forge. Speaking of which, next time you're at the bar, you can impress your mates with these facts about our lovely City.

London's most hardcore gym workouts

There’ll be no speed walking on the treadmill while watching MTV here – or Whatsapping your mates while sitting on the gym rowing machine, for that matter. From bootcamp to core blasting HIT-workouts via DNA fitness testing, Aby Dunsby tries out some of London’s most gruelling, tear-inducing workouts. Go hard, or go home…

Three of the world's most lavish hotel suites

Forget the hotel, motel, Holiday Inn – next time you're looking to get your head down, do it in one of the world's most impressive hotel suites

Luxury riverside living at the South Bank Tower

In a soaring, landmark building on London’s cultural mile, the new South Bank Tower development offers luxury living in a prime location with serious riverside views, says Aby Dunsby. When can we move in?

The coolest cocktail hampers

'Tis the season to be jolly… hungover. We say go all out and embrace the festive season (and beyond) with these luxurious booze-filled chests. No doubt Santa would approve

Finally, casual trousers that actually fit, by SPOKE

SPOKE is saving the male population from baggy, ill-fitting chinos. Excellent news, we're sure you agree…

Crowdfunding projects worth getting your chequebook out for

We all know that in business you've got to speculate to accumulate. Here are three of the coolest projects currently seeking investment via crowdfunding. Power to the people…

The Interview: Tom Parker Bowles

Tom Parker Bowles takes eating so seriously he made a career out of it, and it's an obsession he doesn't plan on giving up. From street food to sophisticated cognac-paired menus, the food critic tells us how the experience of eating unites us all