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9 Online DIY Baking/Decorating Kits

9 Online DIY Baking/Decorating Kits

Sometimes you just got to take control of the situation, right? I was the one moaning (and probably still do a bit) that there is no flour or pasta in the shops.  We just got to deal with it by thinking outside the box. Constantly…

Four easy meals using a whole chicken

Four easy meals using a whole chicken

I have never bought a whole chicken before (well I have never needed to). If I get it from the butcher they chop it up how I want, and if I get it from the shops I get a pre cut one. I see my…

Novotel Leicester

Novotel Leicester

Leicester has a new addition, a modern hotel based in the heart of the city centre. A stones throw from Highcross, the newly developed Waterside and the upcoming Great Central Sqaure, Novotel is in a prime location.  I don’t live in the town centre and…

5 Places To Eat In North Goa

5 Places To Eat In North Goa

Goa is food heaven for many including me (big seafood fan). On our recent trip, we ate at some lovely restaurants. Goa has so many good places to eat and its hard to pick one. We were a group of at least 8 and our…

NineB – Restaurant & Bar Leicester

NineB – Restaurant & Bar Leicester

Leicester’s new addition, NineB, opened on 16th of January 2020. Located in the newly developed Great Central Square, the modern and stylish restaurant and bar brings a brilliant addition to the food & beverage market in Leicester city centre. The decor and name of NineB…

Maia – Knightsbridge’s Italian Brasserie

Maia – Knightsbridge’s Italian Brasserie

Maia is the latest addition on Hans Crescent. A chic Italian brasserie and patisserie that is perfect for any time of the day. From breakfast to dinner, afternoon tea or after-work drinks, Maia is apt for any occasion. Ambiance  The decor is classy and subtle with…

Date night at East Street Lanes 

Date night at East Street Lanes 

OK, Kev and I usually pass on date nights that involve eating out simply because we generally do that a lot. We prefer something that involves some sort of entertainment and a place that has a buzz. Gone are the days of candlelit dinners though…

Giggling Squid, Leicester

Giggling Squid, Leicester

After a long wait, we finally have a Thai restaurant in the heart of the city. Giggling Squid opens its door on the 10th of February in St Martins Square. With 100 covers, the restaurant is here to give customers an enjoyable experience in a…

The Cricketers On The Green

The Cricketers On The Green

Part of the Grosvenor Pubs, Cricketers On The Green opened recently after a huge refurbishment. Ambiance and service Set on the edge of Pirbright’s village green, complete with a duck pond and historic cricket pitch, the pub has been lovingly restored and has that countryside…

24 Hours in Harrogate

24 Hours in Harrogate

Visiting the fashionable spa town has been on my list for a while. I have heard so much about it and it did not disappoint. Kev and I managed to sneak in a last-minute winter break to Harrogate and I hope to return in the…