Be productive with an Effici planner

Be productive with an Effici planner

Are you on the look out for ways to be more productive and organised? I’m forever looking at ways to up my efficiency and this new planner has really helped. Continue reading “Be productive with an Effici planner”

Swing by Coffee Saloon for a caffeine fix

Swing by Coffee Saloon for a caffeine fix

A big shout out to Coffee Saloon, a local independent that is producing excellent tea and coffee in Poole, Bournemouth and Weymouth.

If you’re in the area swing by for a coffee, it won’t disappoint.

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A cosy afternoon tea at The White Horse in Romsey

A cosy afternoon tea at The White Horse in Romsey

It’s typical isn’t it, we’re in the middle of a major heatwave and all of a sudden we get three days of thunderstorms. So how do you remedy a miserable day? A cosy afternoon tea will do it!

A visit to The White Horse* in Romsey could not have been better timed!
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Jane Devonshire brings a south east touch to Marks and Spencer’s best ever burger

Jane Devonshire brings a south east touch to Marks and Spencer’s best ever burger

Jane Devonshire, the winner of Masterchef 2016, has put a south east surf and turf twist on the newly launched best ever burger from Marks and Spencer.

Recently I was invited to a summer soiree to meet Jane, discover the new summer food collection and try the burger with the big claims!

Here are the ingredients, the ‘Best Ever Surf & Turf Rosti Burger’ recipe and my tips for making it all to come together if you’d like to try it at home*.

These burgers would make a great summer dinner party dish and level up your standard BBQ with a bit of finesse.

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The Ivy Winchester

The Ivy Winchester

The Ivy has been a big player in London’s dining and social scene since it opened in 1917. Now this glamorous iconic restaurant has brought it’s own inimitable style to the South Coast.

The Ivy Winchester Brasserie* has a similar style to its London counterpart with the acclaimed Martin Brundnizki Design Studio making its mark on this new foodie hotspot.

Take a look at the stunning restaurant and my thoughts on the service and food…there’s quite a few food pictures too! Continue reading “The Ivy Winchester”

Foodies look out for The Pork Lovers Tour 2018

Foodies look out for The Pork Lovers Tour 2018

After travelling around Spain The Pork Lovers Tour* has arrived in the UK to raise awareness of the benefits of pork as part of a balanced and healthy lifestyle.

My morning was spent onboard the big pink tour bus finding out about pork, which is right up my street as I’m a a bit of a foodie! 🐷 Oink oink! 🐷

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Celebrating the longest day of the year with Tiger Gin

Celebrating the longest day of the year with Tiger Gin

Citrus based Tiger Gin was the perfect companion to an evening sat in the sun enjoying the longest day of the year.

I’m a big gin fan and have a bit of a collection on the go, and I am always looking to try something I’ve not had before.

Take a look at Tiger Gin and its tasting notes… Continue reading “Celebrating the longest day of the year with Tiger Gin”

Touring Poole Harbour with City Cruises

Touring Poole Harbour with City Cruises

There’s nothing quite like being on the south coast in the summer. Getting to explore in and around where I live is one of my favourite things to do, especially when you discover gems not far from your front door.

During the Poole Harbour Boat Show I was invited on a Poole harbour boat trip with City Cruises*. Continue reading “Touring Poole Harbour with City Cruises”

Woah Joey! Trot down to the Mayflower to watch War Horse

Woah Joey! Trot down to the Mayflower to watch War Horse

The National Theatre’s acclaimed production of War Horse has galloped back to the Mayflower Theatre in Southampton.

Here’s my thoughts on the most successful play in the National Theatre’s history.

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