Trying to keep up with what’s happening on the food scene in both Cheltenham and Bristol keeps James and I pretty busy! We use this system at work called Trello that organises the teams workflow; James and I use it for listing restaurants we need to go to. Montpellier Lodge had been on my list … More Montpellier Lodge, Cheltenham
You may remember a while ago I wrote a rave review about a Sunday roast I had at The Rummer Hotel, where the delicious vegetable dishes even out-shone the gorgeous meat. Well, the culinary genius behind that incredible roast is now delighting diners at the Brigstow Lounge which is down on the Millennium Promenade, in … More Brigstow Lounge welcomes one of Bristol best chefs.
After what’s felt like a very long Winter (even if it was a relatively mild one), and months of cold, wet, dark dog walks, the days are finally starting to get a bit longer and the sun occasionally shows its welcome face. You wouldn’t know it to look at the thermometer, but Spring is nearly … More Getting ready for Spring
I remember back when I was younger, going bowling was THE birthday scene. We’d go for a bowl, then a slice of pizza at Pizza Hut. The main bowling alley used to be in Swindon Village but has since closed down – Cheltenham now has a swanky Hollywood Bowl, conveniently placed smack bang in the centre … More Hollywood Bowl, Cheltenham
She’s one of the most important women in your life, from holding your hand for your first few steps to cleaning your grazed knee as a child, from helping you pack up your belongings and packing you off to university to cooking your hearty meals when you crawl back home after a long and eventful term. She’s always … More The perfect Mother’s Day gift guide for every mum
A weekend in Bristol is a bit of a rarity at the moment, so to make the most of what the city has to offer we often need to treat ourselves to a night out during the week. I know, we’re totally crazy! To quote my father, let work pay for your hangover – don’t … More Under the Stars
Last weekend was James’ birthday; he’s a tricky one to buy for so I decided to take him away for a couple of days. When I first started my current job nearly three years ago, an old work friend told me about this great hotel right on the beach, with amazing food and an indulgent … More Watergate Bay Hotel