There is so much rumbling about #ad on Instagram, that it got me thinking. When is an ad, truly an β€˜ad’? There is the obvious, old school thought – if you are getting paid to promote something, then it is advertisement. I feel the world is slightly different than that though. Although the ASA is really trying hard to put guidelines around ads on instagram, I still feel there is a trick missing. What about the ads? I do ads, I do free stuff, I also do my own content. However, there is one thing I do not do -…

The Bedford in Balham, talk about surprise gems. When I got invited to visit The Bedford, I genuinely did not know what to expect. I had never been to Balham but I was curious. The hotel is 2 minutes walk from Balham station, and is situated on top of The Bedford pub – a landmark in South London. What surprised me at first was how big the building actually is on the inside. You cannot judge that by the outside to be honest. There is a pub, there is a restaurant, there is a comedy bar, there are function rooms,…