I'm a terrible cook. I love the idea of baking somebody something special for their birthday or another special occasion, but I frankly lack the skills! So when Bakerdays offered to do the hard work for me and send me a cake, how could I refuse? Bakerdays is a bakery in Sherwood Forest in Nottinghamshire … Continue reading Bakerdays Christmas Letterbox Cake – Review & Giveaway
I like to think of Liverpool as a second home. My family are from there originally and when I went to university there, I fell in love with the city and the people. https://www.instagram.com/p/5dCsCPP0Np/?taken-by=criddlerr Sam Crawford is a blogger over at The Man Blueprint, he’s written an insider’s guide to Liverpool, I hope you enjoy! … Continue reading Liverpool’s Top Five Hidden Gems – as chosen by a Scouser
Read my travel guide to a mini-break in Florence, Italy. Recommendations for restaurants, cafes, hotels and apartments from luxury to budget.
I’m always looking for ways to cook my favourite meals while eating healthy at the same time. And, when you've got a carb crush like me, it isn't easy. Pasta is one of my staple foods. Lasagne, Penne, Ravioli, Tortellini - are all my best friends. But, sadly, they're not kind on my body: carbs … Continue reading Seaweed Tagliatelle: a Tasty and Healthy Substitute for Pasta?
Last week I was at The Living Room, so I thought it would be fun this week to visit its next door neighbour - The Botanist. Although it is close in proximity, it has a very different vibe. More relaxed, organic (mind the pun) feel, with hanging plants and shabbily-renovated wooden furniture. It's a hipster's dream, serving … Continue reading The Botanist – Deansgate, Manchester – Review
The Living Room is an elegant and laid-back bar hidden amongst the busy chains in Deansgate, Manchester. What first catches your eye is an open terrace area, with wicker seats, perfect for a relaxed drink al fresco. Oh, and by the way, if you take anything from reading this: Their happy hour is from 5pm Mon-Thurs and … Continue reading The Living Room – Deansgate, Manchester – Review
If you’re stuck for something to do on a weekend, an Afternoon Tea in the centre of London is the perfect way to spend your time. Amba Hotel Charing Cross sits among the hustle and bustle of Trafalgar Square and The National Gallery but is peacefully quiet. You can get a little lost on your … Continue reading Champagne Afternoon Tea in London – Amba Hotel Charing Cross