Red Dog Saloon brings authentic American BBQ to Southampton

Red Dog Saloon brings authentic American BBQ to Southampton

Southampton’s on the up with with the opening of the new Westquay building. It’s brought a whole host of culinary delights to try.

Red Dog Saloon, an authentic American BBQ smoke-house, is the latest family-run business to open its doors. I was kindly invited to the launch event to sample a wide range of their mouth-watering dishes. Continue reading “Red Dog Saloon brings authentic American BBQ to Southampton”

You’ve come a long way, baby…2017 goals

You’ve come a long way, baby…2017 goals

“We’ve come a long long way together, Through the hard times and the good, I have to celebrate you baby, I have to praise you like I should.” – Fat Boy Slim

Bright Lights Big City has grown a lot this year, to keep this momentum going and to keep challenging myself I’ve decided to set some blogging goals for 2017.

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Brits have always had Hygge, it’s called being cosy.

Brits have always had Hygge, it’s called being cosy.

Hygge, a ‘new’ lifestyle trend, has spread from Denmark like wildfire. The UK seems totally enchanted with these rules to live by and it’s not hard to see why when it promotes warmth, calm and happiness.

I like the principles of hygge, but I am fed up of being told this is a Danish ‘art’ when us Brits have been masters of being cosy for years. It’s time to make a stand. It’s time to reclaim being cosy for Brits everywhere. Continue reading “Brits have always had Hygge, it’s called being cosy.”

PR Buzz Word #4: It’s

PR Buzz Word #4: It’s

This is actually and more accurately the word that is being left out of sentences around the world. Messages have done away with ‘it’s’. Previously word dropping trends have been popular in northern England conversations and certain circles in London. It usually contains itself to a form of common vernacular. But, it seems the art of dropping out a key word has spread nationally through millennials and generation Z.

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Why has the UN sacked Wonder Woman?

Why has the UN sacked Wonder Woman?

Did you know that the United Nations appointed Wonder Woman as an honourary ambassador? I didn’t until very recently. Did you know that she’d been sacked in the penultimate week of December? No, I didn’t either. What happened?

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