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                         SPOTTED!                                    THE W11 WONDERS
               Harry Hill’s TV
                   The Elgin on
                                Burp filming
                                 Ladbroke   Grove;                   A new way of prolonging your life is revealed:
                                                                     live in Kensington. The Office of National
                              Lucky 7 on W
               Kate Moss at                 ng her best              Statistics recently announced that a baby born in
                              a Faith putti
               Grove; Palom                  rward with              Kensington enjoys London’s highest life
                (10-inch-hee l shod) foot fo
                                           g Hill.                   expectancy of 87.3 years, 10 years after someone
                       Alan Carr in                                  born in Harlesden, just a 13-minute drive away.            NEGOZIO CLASSICA
                                                                     Experts believe, however, this is more to do with
                                                                     affluence increasing the likelihood of good health
                                                                     than the miracle qualities of any magical
                                                                     Kensington postcode.

                                                                                                                                In an age when New World wines are almost
                                                                                                                                more prevalent than their older, European
                                                                                                                                cousins, it’s nice to see a store devoted to classic
                                                                                                                                Italian viticulture. Negozio Classica boasts a wide
                                                                                                                                range of wines from famous regions like Tuscany

                                                                                                                                and Piedmont, plus some fiery grappas (and,
                                                                                                                                OK, some wines from Slovenia and elsewhere).
                                                                                                                                Best of all, you can buy wine by the glass, and
                                                                                   By Alistair Duncan
                                                                                                                                mop it up with a delicious selection of antipasti.
                                                                                                                                283 Westbourne Grove, W11 2QA

                                                                                                                                GROVE PLAYER
                                                                                                                                Name: Alexandra Elgood, owner of online
                                                                                                                                kids store,
                                                                                                                                Where do live?
                                                                                                                                Maida Hill
                                                                                                                                Favourite things
                                                                                                                                about the area?
                                                                                                                                Paddington Rec
                                                                                                                                Cafe for great
                                                                                                                                coffee – and fab
                                                                                                                                chips if we’re
                                                                                                                                being naughty;
                                                                                                                                Kennedy’s floor-to
                                                                                               SIENNA MILLER                    ceiling hardware for the DIYer in me.
                                                      It was reported at Christmas that Jude Law was back with former           Favourite places? Hsing for fab Chinese
                                                    girlfriend Sienna Miller; apparently, she has now moved in with her         and Idlewild mojitos – I only need two!
                                                        on-off beau – just around the corner from her Maida Vale home           Favourite tunes? Shopping by The Bare
                                                     to his two-bed bachelor pad. “Sienna has already moved most of             Naked Ladies and my current guilty
                                                         her stuff into Jude’s place, which is very close by,” a friend was     pleasure, Parachute by Cheryl Cole.
                                                    reported as saying. “She spends every waking moment with him.”              Favourite day out in west London
                                                                                                                                includes… London Zoo on our family pass
                                           LO AND BEHOLD                                                                        (the best money we ever spent) followed
                                           Hollywood starlet Lindsay Lohan was recently seen leaving the Electric               by lunch at, appropriately, Giraffe.
                                            Cinema mid-way through a night of partying – just hours before a court              Three all-time icons? Anya Hindmarch;
                                            in Beverly Hills conducted a drink-driving progress hearing concerning              Donna Karan; and, most importantly,
                                            Lohan (the star was sentenced to three years’ probation for her second              my father who was “the great man” and
Rex Features

                                            drink-driving offence in August 2007). Judge Marsha Revel said Lohan                lived every day how it should be.
                                           is “in full compliance£, and that “everything looks good”.

               LONDON’S BEST BANOFFEE: KANDANA DELI, KILBURN LANE, W10                                                  – TIFFANY PHILIPPOU, CREATOR, SECRET LONDON FACEBOOK

 12              April 2010

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