Aspire Lounge, Manchester terminal 1

'Everything has changed. The flying has changed. The airports have changed' - Eydie Gorme My mum always said that holidays start at the airport and were as most of the time I would tend to agree, I've never been a massive fan of hanging around in busy departure lounges and paying twice the price for … Continue reading Aspire Lounge, Manchester terminal 1

Is it possible to drink yourself sober?

'Don't you know there ain't no devil, it's just god when he's drunk' - Tom Waits It's no secret that I enjoy a glassย bottle of wine or two on a weekend so I believe I'm able to speak with some authority when it comes to being drunk. I'm afraid to say as well that I'm … Continue reading Is it possible to drink yourself sober?

Ringtons – So much more than Tea

'I like coffee because it gives me the illusion that I might be awake' - Lewis Black I can vividly remember the first cup of tea I ever had. I was trying to get something off the top shelf of a wall unit (hey it was the 90s) in my bedroom so stood on the … Continue reading Ringtons – So much more than Tea

The Kingslodge Inn – Durham

'I much prefer very small dinners with close friends' - Tom Ford One look at my Instagram feed and and you'll know how much I love my food. One look at my twitter feed and you'll know how lazy I am. So when It comes to going out for dinner Dave and I inevitably go … Continue reading The Kingslodge Inn – Durham

Quinta do Frances Wine Tour in the Portuguese Algarve

'I'd much rather eat pasta and drink wine than be a size 0' - Sophia Bush I'd always thought that visiting a vineyard would be something I'd put on my bucket list until hubs pointed out that we have in fact visited one in Napa Valley in California in 2005 and then again in Northern … Continue reading Quinta do Frances Wine Tour in the Portuguese Algarve

Saturday at the Steamer

'I feel sorry for people who don't drink. When they wake up in the morning, that's as good as they're going to feel all day' - Frank Sinatra It's the first weekend in September, the mornings are getting darker and cooler. The only good thing about this time of year is that the dog over … Continue reading Saturday at the Steamer