Vinilo – an independent record store returns to Southampton

It’s been a long time since we’ve had a dedicated record store in Southampton, maybe since the 80s or 90s. It’s been a while.

Record fans, you need to get down to Vinilo for all the latest vinyl discoveries.

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Brunch at South Coast Roast in Bournemouth

The beginning of my year was spent in Australia and it was bliss. But, when I came home I realised we just don’t have the cool cafe culture the Aussies do.

I’m always on the look out for a new coffee place or a spot to spend a long lazy Sunday morning and South Coast Roast is my new favourite. Read More

Creative Campaigns #27 – Visit Jersey’s Love Winter campaign

Love Winter was an understated and compelling addition from Visit Jersey to the #theislandbreak campaign.

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An Easter treat at YSL – the new Touche Eclat All-In-One Glow Foundation

On my quest to achieve a better on camera look for my vlog, I was invited to my local Yves Saint Laurent counter at Debenhams to try the new Touche Eclat All-In-One Glow Foundation.

At the same time I had my make up done and discovered a few other beauty products from the famous fashion house. Here’s a review, swatches and my final finished look.

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The #StartingOut Series – Jo-ann Robertson, Ketchum London CEO

Jo-ann is the driving force behind innovation and growth at Ketchum London and has recently been appointed CEO.

In this interview for The #StartingOut Series find out Jo-ann’s top tips for getting started in the PR industry and why it’s important to be hungry to learn.

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Bright Lights Big City features in ‘This week in PR’, PR Place, 23 March

Bright Lights Big City was featured in the 23 March edition of ‘This week in PR’ on PR Place.

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Cocktails, dinner and cards at Grosvenor Casinos

It’s not often you get to learn a new skill, so when Grosvenor Casinos* invited me through the Southampton Bloggers for a roulette and black jack lesson, I thought it would be a great opportunity to perfect my card skills!

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A Mauritian brunch at Lakaz Maman

If you’re looking for brunch with a difference in Southampton, head over to Lakaz Maman.

It’s the first restaurant from Shelina Permalloo, who won MasterChef UK in 2012, and it now has a breakfast menu that will transport you to the streets of Mauritius.

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Libertine Don Giovanni seduces Southampton through song

The libertine, the seducer, the swine! Don Giovanni flirted his way right into the hearts of the crowd, with the third in the series of the rabble rouser operas, at the Mayflower Theatre.

The Welsh National Opera held a trio of Italian operas at the iconic Southampton venue from some of the world’s greatest composers for its Spring season.

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