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Is West Midland Safari Park worth visiting without kids
Days Out, Travel

Is West Midland Safari Park Worth Visiting Without Kids?

With a spare Saturday, we decided to hit the zoo, but is West Midlands Safari Park worth visiting without kids? Like most children who grew up in the Midlands, I spent a lot of my childhood visiting West Midland Safari Park. I’ve been on school trips, with friends, and with family, but I haven’t been …

Cocktails Birmingham
Bars and Pubs, Nightlife

The Pineapple Club Opens In Central Birmingham

Looking for sexy cocktails in central Birmingham? Well, you’re in luck, because the cocktail wizards behind The Vanguard have opened a brand new venue, The Pineapple Club. Owner Sam describes his new baby as a cocktail bar and beer boutique. I went along for a sneak preview the night before they opened the doors. Arriving …

Nigella Lawson's Spaghetti Carbonara
Food, Home Cooking

Nigella Lawson’s Spaghetti Carbonara

Who doesn’t love a Spaghetti Carbonara? There was a wild part of me that considered flinging myself into my challenge of cooking through the whole of Nigella Lawson’s How To Eat with something I’ve never tackled before, but that way lies madness. Instead, I decided to start gently. Like a lot of people, I’m never …

Cooking through a cookbook
Cookbooks, Food

Cooking Through A Cookbook

I’m going to embark on an epic culinary challenge. Cooking through a cookbook. A whole one. I’ve been reviewing restaurants and writing about food for a few years now, but I’ve often joked that I’m a weirdo food blogger who doesn’t actually cook. People usually take this to mean that I can’t cook, which is …

Is it safe to stay in an airbnb during covid-19

Is It Safe To Stay In An Airbnb During COVID-19?

After months at home, and holidays cancelled left, right and centre, we’re all in need of a bloody break. I don’t want to fly abroad yet, so I’m all about the UK break. I’ve been busily stalking many an Airbnb, but is it safe to stay in an Airbnb during COVID-19? Like most things during …

Birmingham Restaurant Deals

Five Birmingham Restaurant Deals To Try In September

Missing Eat Out To Help Out? Me too. Luckily for us, there are still some fab Birmingham restaurant deals going on throughout the city across the rest of September. Here are some of the best ones for you to take advantage of. Fiesta Del Asado Fiesta Del Asado have launched a Special Eat Out September …

Noel's Bar tagliatelle
Food, Restaurants

Review: Noel’s Bar and Restaurant

For the last day of Eat Out To Help Out, my husband and I headed out for a date night to Noel’s Bar and Restaurant. I’m always on the lookout for restaurants that offer late bookings, so I can be sure I can eat without someone’s kid squawking at the next table and Noel’s delivered …

Food, Home Cooking

AD – The Five Best Healthy Desk Breakfasts

Ad – this post contains gifted items. These products are marked with an asterisk (*). I’ll admit it; I’ve never been much of a breakfast eater. I bloody love brunch, but on a regular workday, I’m usually not interested in anything other than a coffee until I’ve been awake for a few hours. That said, …

Eat Out To Help Out

How To Keep Helping Businesses After Eat Out To Help Out Ends

The Eat Out To Help Out scheme is currently set to end on the 31st of August, but the hospitality industry still needs our help. There are lots of ways you can keep helping businesses after Eat Out To Help Out ends. Keep Showing Up If you can afford it, keep showing up, even if …