• Me Time

    The Eden Tree Women launch event

    It’s not very often that I treat myself to luxury beauty products or have a bit of me time, so when I got an invite to a recent event which offered both, I was delighted. The event, held at the…

  • Me Time

    Christmas Gift Ideas from the Prezzybox Jingle Mingle

    It’s no secret that since having my daughter my evenings have generally been spent in my pyjamas, ready to hit the hay from about 6pm. However now that her sleeping (and therefore mine) is a lot better, I’ve been starting…

  • Food Time,  Me Time

    The new menu at the Hyatt Regency, Birmingham

    If you’ve ever had the pleasure/misfortune* (*delete as you see fit) of working away from home for a large event such as a Conference, you’ll probably understand my next point a little too well. Essentially you see the inside of…

  • Food Time,  Me Time

    Review of The White Swan, Birmingham

    The White Swan in Edgbaston is a very well-renowned establishment in these leafy suburbs of Birmingham. I’ve spent many a happy hour there either having a drink or two, or dining with friends and family. I last went there in…

  • Food Time,  Me Time

    Afternoon Tea at Rofuto

    If you’re a previous visitor to my blog you’ll no doubt have discovered that I, like many people, am rather partial to a spot of afternoon tea. There is something about adding an extra meal in between lunch and supper…

  • Food Time,  Me Time

    Las Iguanas, Temple Street Birmingham

    The amount of new restaurant openings in Birmingham is quite staggering. One of these latest additions to the restaurant scene is the new Brummie branch of popular South American chain, Las Iguanas. Birmingham is already home to two branches –…

  • Food Time,  Me Time

    Russell’s Restaurant, Broadway

    If you’ve ever had a meal that was so perfect it’s almost impossible to describe and feel you’re doing it justice, then you will understand how much I loved the food at Russell’s Restaurant in the delightful Cotswold town of…

  • Food Time,  Me Time

    Savouring San Francisco

    As you may know, my husband and I recently set off on a roadtrip around America for just under three weeks, and our first stop was San Francisco. I’d never been to the city before but had heard rave reviews…

  • Food Time,  Me Time

    Marmalade @ The Rep, Birmingham

    Bodega is one of my favourite restaurants in Brum, so I was very excited to be invited to a blogger event at another Bitters & Twisted venue – Marmalade. Housed under the Rep, this friendly and funky place is great…

  • Food Time,  Me Time

    Blue Mango, Birmingham

    A recent four-day work event led to me staying in Birmingham city centre for several nights over Easter. After a super-early start and a crazy day, a group of us headed out for some much needed sustenance. As we were…

  • Food Time,  Me Time

    Discovering Brighton’s food scene

    Brighton is somewhere I’ve always wanted to go yet never quite had the inclination to commit to the long train journey, or even longer drive. However all that changed last month when I had to go not once, but twice,…

  • Food Time,  Me Time

    Honouring Afternoon Tea Week

    As a great lover of afternoon tea, I wanted to celebrate Afternoon Tea Week by sharing my top three picks for indulging in this delightfully British custom. The settings of the venues are all very different and the food varies in…