As our closest coastal town, just under 40 miles away and less than an hour by car on a good run, Brighton is our go-to place when we are looking for a familiar day out, for food, shops, sand and sea. But when we were looking to celebrate a weekend away how did it fair?
Tonbridge Old Fire Station is fast becoming a pop-up venue, renowned for good food events, as well as opening daily as a drop in cafe; for cake, coffee, light bites and snack. But if you haven't tried their cider, then it is time to book yourself in for a visit.
Tucked away in the Oval Space in Hackney, we joined the Ales Tales Festival to discover just what makes Belgian beer worth the walk on a rainy day. Once inside we were greeted by such a selection of craft beer that we felt obliged to try as many as time allowed.
There is no denying that some facts of life are just unavoidable, while others we can take control over - and ladies, if you squeeze when you sneeze then looking after your pelvic-floor is a must!
Christmas gift ideas get harder each year. I know for our children the surprises are less and the ideas are more difficult. So. this Christmas I have been looking at what is the new, particularly for fellow foodies. And DIY food kits seem to be o the increase as great gift ideas.
With Christmas 'wish lists' being written I thought it was a great time to talk about one of the larger gadgets in the kitchen – a blender. To mix, mingle, combine, stir, whisk, merge, emulsify, amalgamate there are lots of technical terms for blending!