Tag Archives: life

November 15

5 things to do – Thursday 15th November 2018 #EltonJohnLewis #London #Manchester #CraigCharles #Macmillancancersupport

How about a meal at The Dorchester Grill or to see Craig Charles in Manchester. Here are today’s 5 things. Watch the new John Lewis Christmas advert. The jury is slowly coming in. Enjoy fish and chips or maybe cheese souffle at the Dorchester Grill. Having recently enjoyed a third makeover in the long and […]

November 14

5 things to do – Wednesday 14th November 2018 #London #Travel #Christmas #Covent Garden

Here are today’s 5 things selection. Things from new film releases to Hot Gin and Tonics.  See award-winning theatre company Cardboard Citizens. As part of the launch of the Mayor of London’s Winter Homelessness Fundraising Campaign, award-winning theatre company Cardboard Citizens will perform Rising by Femi Keeling in the Council Chamber of London’s City Hall […]

November 11

5 things to do do – Sunday 11th November 2018 #Lifestyle #Money #London #Jobs #Blinklist

Here are today’s selection. Everything from reading non fiction books quickly to having quick access to the perfect job. There is even advice on how to save money easily. Upload your CV onto Indeed. It takes seconds to upload, you can modify it anytime on any device and you will have access to thousands of […]

September 25

5 things strong families make time to do every day #life #families #lifestyle

The perfect family is a myth. In fact, every family experiences stress-provoking changes time and time again. But, some families are better able to cope with tough times—science defines these as “strong families.” Several studies have found that strong families share similar characteristics.Here are five things strong families make time for every day. 1. Spend time together Families that […]

September 22

Bonding as a flat: Our top 5 things to do together #University #Student #accomodation

Sharing a flat with three, five or even seven strangers can feel a bit scary, not knowing how the rest of the year will pan out. Spending some time with your flatmates, chatting, or having a brew together would be a good start. But becoming best mates with them doesn’t happen overnight. Here’s my flat’s […]

September 20

5 Really Hard Things That Successful People Do #Success #Education #Business

We spend a lot of time talking about easy things we can do to make our lives better and our careers take off. There are easy things to do, but the reality is, being at the top of your game doesn’t come easily for almost anything. Sometimes, there are hard things you need to do […]

September 12

5 things to do when you’re having a bad mental health day #Health #Mentalhealth

This week, postnatal depression and anxiety support charity PANDAS Foundation are running an awareness week – #PNDA18. The theme of the week is Hope, stories and support will be shared all week to provide hope to all the mums struggling with their mental health that a happy life is something they can have again. I have written […]

September 09

Top 5 Things To Do in Slovenia For A Solo Traveller #Travel #Slovenia

From it’s quaint, small city charm, to its endless miles of lush green terrain, complete with magnificent waterfalls and scenic hiking trails, Slovenia is a solid choice for those wishing for an action-packed, adrenaline-fulled getaway. Yet its humble approach to tourism and wanderlust leaves it flying under the radar for many – me included. Struggling […]

September 04

Hollyoaks actor Nathan Sussex share his 5 things to do today #Hollyoaks #Soaps #Television #Channel4

One Running – I have been running for about 10 years and I am really into my fitness. Living in the centre of Cardiff I get to run around the city parks which are huge. Two Cardiff Bay – I love to lose my self in Cardiff Bay. The Bay has a real mix of […]

September 01

5 things to do with your kids to develop their creative thinking – from Families Online #teaching #learning #creativity

Creative thinking is one of the most important skills you can help your child develop. It’s a tool that will help them not only in their journey through childhood and the classroom, but into adulthood and the workplace. We’ve teamed up with Explore Learning, who offer award-winning maths and English tuition, to think about ways […]

September 01

5 Things to do in Order to Become the Best Version of Your Self #lifestyle #selfhelp

In case you haven’t heard by now, intention is everything. The way we intend to live our lives, to become the person we want to be, and even how we intend to perceive our day is what sets the wheels in motion for the universe to begin bringing towards us our soul’s deepest wishes and […]

August 31

5 THINGS TO DO IF YOU’RE FEELING STRESSED #stress #health

Stressed? Yep, me too. We all suffer from the S word, but it’s important to remember that not all stress is ‘bad stress’, we need fear/stress to protect us from danger, and to warn us when to step back and crank up the self-care dial. I want to share what helps me when stress hits, […]

August 30

5 things to do to make starting uni easier by The University of Warwick

With the excitement of starting uni soon, it’s easy to forget to organise some important stuff. Here are a few things to sort out which will save you a lot of hassle if they’re done before getting to uni 1) Sort out your finances The two priorities are: getting a student account and organising government-funded […]

5 things to do at The University of Surrey August 30

5 things to do at The University of Surrey #ALevelResults2018 #Surrey #University

One Experience sport like never before. 47 clubs. £36 million facilities. Two Take a full, first-hand look at our accommodation without stepping foot on campus? Three You receive some pretty great (and exclusive) benefits once you become a part of The University of Surrey Alumni. Four Get to know your new home. The University of […]

August 30

5. Eat vegan in Guildford at Surrey Hills Coffee #vegan #Guildford #visitguildford #Surrey

August 23

5 Things To Do When Somebody Criticizes Your Work by for the interested.com #work #wellbeing

Nobody likes to be criticized. But the ability to handle criticism is a prerequisite to success. Because the more you succeed, the more people are exposed to what you do — and not all of those people are going to love it. But dealing with criticism doesn’t have to be as hard as it seems. Here are […]

August 22

5. London’s first maker festival kicks off in Victoria Park #makemore #London #festival

A brand-new festival celebrating the maker movement has kicked off In London’s Victoria Park. MAKEMORE combines hands on workshops and demonstrations with live music, stand-up comedy and a series of insightful talks, bringing together more than 100 independent artists, crafters, cooks and musicians. The festival continues throughout the Bank Holiday weekend. For experienced creatives and […]

5 Must Try Indian Foods by blogger Aditi Chawla August 22

5 Must Try Indian Foods by blogger Aditi Chawla

After having travelled to several countries, I realised how the representation of Indian cuisine is limited to just curries and Indian breads. Also, I believe, the common perception is that the food is spicy and drenched in oil. Even after staying most of my life in India, I can’t claim to have tried all the […]

August 21

5 Things To Do Every Day to Keep Your House Clean and Organized

I have two toddlers. And two dogs, a cat, and a husband. I could spend all day scrubbing and sweeping to keep my house as clean as I would like it to be. But I would rather spend my time playing and learning and having fun with my kids, so I don’t. Instead, I concentrate […]

August 19

5 fantastic things to do in Anglesey with kids #Anglesey #Travel #Wales

We are lucky to visit the beautiful Isle of Anglesey frequently. Anglesey is very family friendly so I thought I would share with you my top 5 things to do in Anglesey with kids, along with some suggestions of places to stay and eat. Anglesey weather might be as unpredictable as the rest of the […]

August 18

5 things to do today by Danventure Travels #Travel #Life #Inspiration

1 – Take a moment to be grateful for what I have. 2 – Tell the people in my life I love them. 3 – Do some form of physical activity – not only is it good for my physical well being, but my mental well being as well. 4 – Learn at least one […]

August 16

2. Stay at The Owl and The Pussycat, Galle, Sri Lanka #Galle #Travel #Luxury

A sprightly, social, yet tranquil luxury Boutique hotel that sits on the water’s edge in South Sri Lanka Just a short tuk- tuk ride from the heritage, colonial-style city of Galle An unpretentious, contemporary design with the hotel’s furniture, colourful textiles and artwork having been hand-made by 20 artists from all over the world, including […]

August 15

5 things to do before your first hike

August 14

The top 5 things to do in Poland in the last two weeks of the summer

through the summer holidays. But do not worry! August is one of the most beautiful months in Poland. And there are still many surprises waiting for you across the country. Have a look at what is worth seeing, whom to listen to, what to experience in order to make this year’s summer break truly unforgettable. […]

August 14

Gunwharf Outlet – The best discounts including Michael Kors, Disney and Ugg — lottyearns

I’m obsessed with shopping and discounts (like, it’s literally my job spotting bargains) so clearly I love shopping outlets such as Bicester Village just outside Oxford and Premium Outlets in the USA – but my newest discovery is Gunwharf Quays and spoiler alert – I LOVED IT. And seriously, the bargains I spotted were INCREDIBLE. […]

August 14

2. Visit Southsea, walk the pier and have fish and chips #Portsmouth #Southsea #Travel

Because we didn’t exactly rest on Saturday like we had planned we had kinda thought we’d rest on Sunday…false alarm though. There was supposed to be something going on in Southsea (a decent walk from the ferry in Portsmouth) but we kinda missed it so we changed our plan a little bit. We walked through […] […]

August 13

5 Things To Do in New York with a Toddler In Tow from Battlemum #Travel #NewYork

Last September the Battle Family visited New York for the very first time. BattleKid was 2 years and 8 months old and both BattleDad and I were a bit apprehensive about what we would be able to do with him while there. We also had to be realistic that certain things may be off limits […]

August 13

Top 5 things to do in Prague #Prague #Travelling

August 13

Top Five Things to See, Do and Visit in Oxford by St Christopher’s Inns #Oxford #Travel

Having lived 10 miles outside of Oxford for the majority of my life, I like to think I know a little bit about what and what not to do in the city. So here goes with a guide to everything in Oxford, narrowed down to five little, locally approved recommendations. Read our 5

August 13

Top 5 things to do in Manchester

Manchester is full of fun and exciting things to do! From chilling out with a perfect cup of joe to exploring the the indie shopping mecca, there’s so much going on you might not know where to start! Check out these top 5 things to do in Manchester for a perfect trip! Read More

August 12

5 things to do before losing your cool with your child. #Children #Parenting

August 09

4. Go and see In the Night Garden Live #Manchester #inthenightgarden

August 09

2. Buy a tub of cockles and mussels on Blackpool’s North Pier

August 09

1. Ride a donkey on Blackpool Beach #blackpool #lancashire

August 08

The Essential Guide To Turning Your Invention Dreams Into A Reality

Your invention might be the best thing since sliced bread If you have an idea for a product that is the best thing since sliced bread, there’s no point in it remaining as a figment of your imagination when you could bring it to market, and it could make you a small fortune. Being an […]

August 06

Extreme Ways To Make Your Life Better Right Now

If you’ve noticed one thing about society, it’s probably that people spend more time complaining than they do anything else. People don’t like to count their blessings, it seems. They prefer to count what’s going wrong in their lives, and relay that to other people. Think about it. Is this something that you do? It […]

August 03

2. ALAN BENNETT’S ALLELUJAH! TO BE SHOWN IN CINEMAS THIS NOVEMBER WITH NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE

Allelujah! reunites the award-winning writer/director team of Alan Bennett and Nicholas Hytner, who were responsible for smash hits The History Boys andMadness of King George III Bennett’s first new work in the theatre for six years National Theatre Live currently screens to 2500 venues across 65 countries including 700 in the UK Allelujah! – the new play by Alan Bennett which received its […]

August 01

It’s Not All Fun: The Dangers of Summertime

We’re used to thinking of summertime as a season of endless fun and good times, but this isn’t always the case. Bad things happen during summer as they do during every other season, and, in fact, the warm months usually come with their own risks. So to ensure that everyone has a safe and happy […]

August 01

2. Watch a children’s show at the Lyric Hammersmith #London #children

The Lyric Hammersmith is pleased to present the 2018 Autumn season of Little Lyric especially for audiences aged between 2-11 years. The season includes the return of some Little Lyric favourites, as well as some new companies who will all be sure to delight young audiences with adventures, magic and enchanting stories. Over the October […]

July 31

5 Ways to Save Money Within The Kitchen

Image Credit We’re all looking for ways to save money, yet when it comes to splurging on a regular basis, one of the most common areas if connected with food. Whilst there are obvious tips such as cook from home rather than eat out in a fancy restaurant, the five tips below are a little […]

July 30

 Creating The Perfect Home From Scratch

We all want the perfect home, but that means something different for every individual. Perhaps you’ve tried to find the right place through a letting agency but nothing felt quite right. Perhaps that’s why you’ve decided you want to do the whole thing yourself. Of course, creating the perfect home from scratch takes a lot […]

July 30

How A Holiday Can Change You

If you’re someone who doesn’t think much about travelling, you might just be missing out! When it comes to taking a holiday, there’s all different kinds of people: those who look forward to making a memory every minute, and have a camera with extra batteries to make sure of it. Then there’s those who aren’t […]

July 30

How To Find The Perfect Office For Your Business

The office space that you run your business from is more important than people realize. It’s more than just a space for people to work in, it has a big effect on your success. If you get an office that doesn’t fulfil your requirements, your staff won’t be as efficient as they could be. You’ve […]

July 24

5 Surefire Ways To Unleash Your Frustration

Image Credit In the twenty first century, the stresses of modern life seem to have ramped up as quickly as new social media channels have emerged and new technological advances keep exploding onto the scene. You may work ten hours a day, have an overbearing boss setting you unachievable targets, and you might struggle to […]

July 24

 5 Things To Consider Before Moving To Another Country

(Image) Don’t pack your bags just yet! While moving to another country may sound like a good idea, you do need to take a few things into consideration first. We will look at some of them here, with a few titbits of advice we think you will find useful. 1. Why are you leaving? You […]

July 24

5. Four Reasons to Visit Zurich in Autumn

The Expovina Wyschiff wine exhibition (1-15thNovember, 2018). Did you know that Swiss wines are some of the best in the world? However, 98% of all production is kept inside the country due to heavy import duties. This Autumn, take advantage of an unparalleled opportunity to sample this secretive delicacy at the world’s largest public wine […]

July 23

5 Steps For Having The Best Wedding Ever

So you’re engaged, and, with a bit of luck, this will be the only wedding that you ever have. If you have any sense of occasion, then that means just one thing: you have to make sure this is the best wedding ever! Of course, easier said than done, right? After all, everyone wants to […]

July 20

1. See Early Birds – a new play by Birds of a Feather writers Maurice Gran and Laurence Marks (3 – 27 August) #EdinburghFringe

The new play Early Birds, from the writers of Birds of a Feather, Maurice Gran and Laurence Marks, which tells the incredible yet true story of the birth of one of the nation’s favourite sit-coms, will play at this year’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival at PQA VENUES @Riddle’s Court (venue 277) from 3 – 27 August […]

July 20

5. Win a expenses paid weekend for 4 at the Gin Lover’s Retreat #Gin #Travel #Competition

Its #competition time: @colonsaygin has released its first ‘island batch’. Everyone who buys a bottle of Wild Thyme 909 is entered into a prize draw to win an all expenses paid weekend for 4 at the Gin Lover’s Retreat. Be quick – only 909 bottles! https://bit.ly/2A2FAB

July 19

4. GET YOUR JOG ON WITH DECATHLON’S FREE 5K RUN AT SOUTHWARK PARK, THIS SUNDAY #London

What: A free 5K community run, hosted by Decathlon Surrey Quays  When: Sunday 22nd July, 10am – 12pm Where: Southwark Park, Southwark Park Road, London, United Kingdom, SE16 2ER Multi-sports retailer Decathlon is encouraging people across Surrey Quays to get involved in its free 5K run this Sunday 22nd July at Southwark Park, London. Welcoming runners of all ages and […]

July 18

3. Sit outside at The Delaunay Counter #London #Aldwych

A traditional Viennese café, adjacent to The Delaunay, offering a selection of pastries, cakes, sandwiches, soups and salads, to either eat in or take-away. The Delaunay Counter’s relaxed atmosphere is reminiscent of typical Mittel-European cafés, serving simple but exceptional food, freshly prepared every day by The Delaunay chefs. Open daily for hot drinks and viennoiserie, […]

July 16

1. Eat 23-carat gold wrapped ice cream courtesy of Just Eat this weekend

● Just Eat launches Food Fest, a three day street food festival that celebrates takeaway dishes – with a fantastical twist ● Food Fest’s ‘Golden Hour’ offers free giveaway of edible 23 carat gold covered soft scoop on 21st and 22nd July, 2-3pm ● Traditional Japanese flavours available such as Matcha Green Tea and Coconut […]

July 12

4. Celebrate Bastille Day in Covent Garden #London #Covent Garden

St–Germain will be celebrating Bastille Day at their pop-up on Covent Garden’s East Piazza from Friday 13th until Sunday 15th July. Featuring the celebrated St–Germain Flower Truck Bar, bartenders from the Henrietta Hotel will take over on Saturday 14th from 1-7PM , adding their je ne sais quoi with a delectable array of cocktails, including […]

July 11

3. Dine at Marcus Wareing’s Tredwells in London’s Covent Garden #London

July 11

1. ‘TELL YOUR FRIENDS’ AND JUDE’S ICE CREAM CREATE THE PERFECT ‘PLANT POWER’ SUNDAE #vegan

This summer, to celebrate the heatwave and British ice cream season, Tell Your Friends, the vegan restaurant from sisters Lucy and Tiffany Watson located in Parson’s Green, and Jude’s ice cream, having recently launched its first vegan range into food service, have collaborated to create the perfect ‘plant power’ ice cream sundae. Made with Jude’s […]

July 11

4. Have breakfast at Miss Polly’s #Molesey #Surrey

July 11

2. Enjoy the finest of tapas at Messet Dar #Hamptoncourtvillage

July 11

1. Take an early morning run and take in the views in your local area. #Hamptoncourt

July 03

5 things to do at No 97 Restaurant , Gin Bar & Terrace – Surbiton

No 97  1. Take a train to Surbiton and walk to Maple road where you will find No 97 – a chic gin bar with a surprisingly elaborate menu. 2. Enjoy the lunch menu and start with a main course of Miso Pork Belly served with sweet potato and Mussels Siracha. Don’t forget the House bread. […]

July 03

Make Your New Eco-Car A Smoother Ride 100%

We all know that eco-friendly cars are a lot better for the environment, but how are they compared to gas-guzzling cars when it comes to driveability and all the other factors we look for when we need to buy a new car. You know the types of things, such as safety, power, and handling. Well, […]

June 28

The High Rises You’d Be Mad Not To Move Into

We’re in an age where apartment living is becoming the norm. Blame rocketing house prices or the fact we love a Pinterest aesthetic. Whatever the reason, the millennial generation can’t get enough of the elevated lifestyle. As well as being cheaper to buy (in most cases), apartments bring a host of benefits. They’re easier to […]

June 28

Making Your Car an Asset to Be Proud Of

Cars are expensive investments. No matter how you go about the matter, you’re going to have to fork out for lessons, a vehicle, insurance, tax, fuel, and maintenance. But there are ways that you can cut costs to make the venture an affordable one. The key to purchasing a car that you can be proud […]

June 07

Deliver a ‘Message in a Bottle’ to Parliament – Challenge to raise awareness of plastic pollution

St Katharine Docks to host closing ceremony of Thames paddleboard challenge Carlos De Sousa and Carolyn Newton from The Whale Company will undertake a 17-day ‘Source to Sea’ challenge to paddleboard the entire length of the River Thames from the navigable source at Lechlade to the sea at Gravesend. They will paddle over 300km on their SUPs […]

June 05

Book to see Matthew Bourne’s Cinderella, New Victoria Theatre, Woking

The much-anticipated New Adventures’ tour of Matthew Bourne’s Cinderella visits the New Victoria Theatre, Woking from Tuesday 19th – Saturday 23rd June. Following on from the success of The Red Shoes last year, Matthew Bourne said, “Cinderella is one of my most heartfelt works and a personal favourite amongst my re-imagined classic stories. I’m delighted […]

June 04

Keith Jack, Mica Paris and Jorgie Porter to Star in Fame at the New Victoria Theatre, Woking

Keith Jack, Mica Paris, and Jorgie Porter are set to star in the upcoming 30th anniversary tour of Fame – The Musical, which plays at the New Victoria Theatre, Woking between Monday 1st – Saturday 6th October. Based on the 1980 phenomenal pop culture film, Fame – The Musical is the international smash-hit sensation following the lives of students at […]

June 04

Celebrate World Gin Day by going on a Gin Journey with Mr Fogg’s

This year, in celebration of World Gin Day, Victorian bar collection, Mr Fogg’s are joining forces with Bombay Sapphire, inviting guests on a gin journey around London, to celebrate the spirit of the summer. On Thursday 7th June, guests are invited to take part in a gin tasting tipple adventure on Bombay Sapphire Tuk Tuks, […]

June 04

Raise vital money and help support people living with cancer – Macmillan Cancer Support

Macmillan Cancer Support has launched a series of 15 fundraising challenges to raise vital money and help support people living with cancer. Including eight marathon-length hikes, two runs and five outdoor swims, anyone is welcome to join #TeamMacmillan and take part in ‘Challenge Events 2018’. Participants are encouraged to ask loved ones for sponsorship and every penny […]

May 16

5 things to do on a Lazy day by blogger Katie Lauren

Thank you to Katie Lauren for these 5 Chuck on some comfy clothes: pjs, onesie, fluffy socks, dressing gown or wrap yourself in a blanket or your duvet. Allow max comfort! Watch the hell out of Netflix: binge-watch a series, repeatedly play Love Actually or watch all the films your friends have been telling you […]

May 09

Vegan afternoon teas, immersive dining, virtual reality blasters, Dublin airport hotels and Disney’s Aladdin

Wednesday 9th May 2018 Dine at Collage restaurant if you happen to be at Dublin Airport. You will find Collage at the Radisson Blu Hotel. Collage is an exciting new brasserie concept featuring authentic local cuisine with a unique twist. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, Collage provides an informal, fun culinary option for guests, […]

April 28

Royal Afternoon Tea at Conrad London St James

Royal Afternoon Tea at Emmeline’s Lounge To honour The Royal Wedding and a summer of regal celebrations, Emmeline’s Lounge at Conrad London St James is launching a Royal Afternoon Tea created by Executive Pastry Chef Diana Sedlakova. Available from 14 May to 31 August, the Royal Afternoon Tea features quintessentially British sandwiches including Cucumber, cream cheese […]

April 28

Chang Sensory Trails, a multi-sensory experience in partnership with 8 Thai chefs, returns to London in May

Inspired by the Thai philosophy of Lamiat, Chang Sensory Trails celebrates kinships among friends and strangers. A home where people from around the world gather and feed their shared passion for craftsmanship – in food, art and music. This year, get ready to thrill your senses even more as Chang Sensory Trails 2018 houses 4 […]

April 28

Field to Fork dining in The Surrey Hills with A Table Outside

After four years developing social content and events for a community garden, Bernadette Keane has moved to pastures new (quite literally) and launched a field to fork concept celebrating the cream of Surrey’s foodie movement. Joining her is award-winning local chef (and Masterchef finalist) Daniel Britten who will be creating the farm-specific menus. From May […]

April 28

Vegan Wine Pairing Dinner At tibits Bankside

tibits are hosting a totally vegan wine and food pairing next Friday 4th May at their Bankside restaurant. Most vegans and non vegans don’t realise that wine often contains animal fats so this event offers them the opportunity to try wine that is 100% cruelty free alongside tibits latest vegan menu. It also offers tibits […]

April 20

Attend ‘We are United’ with Norman Whiteside. An evening with Norman and friends.

‘We are United’ with Norman Whiteside. An evening with Norman and friends presented by sports TVs John Warrington and actress Debbie Arnold. What better way to get in the mood for Manchester United’s FA Cup semi-final with Spurs than having the opportunity to spend the evening in the company of United legend and goalscoring hero […]

April 17

Enjoy a Nest Collective’s London Campfire Club Concert

Campfire Club: 4th May – 28th September Forest-housed, city-centered, unplugged concerts Filling London’s green spaces with music Unamplified, outdoors, around a fire Gather together and listen Every Friday from May – September More Details Here  

April 17

Go to Chestertons Polo in the Park – 8th, 9th and 10th of June at Hurlingham Park

Use the discount code LOVEPOLO for a £5 off Friday and Sunday tickets. Chestertons Polo in the Park is the finest summer social on the calendar. Not only can you watch three matches of the world’s best polo a day, but tickets also include the finest perks that make the perfect party. Enjoy access to The Grazing Paddock […]

April 17

Visit Winchester’s Marwell Zoo Tropical House Powered by Poo

Marwell Zoo has debuted an £8m Tropical House – its largest and most ambitious project to date. The exhibit is part of a 10-year, £17 million investment plan to create better animal habitats and immersive guest experiences.“This exhibit is a key guest experience with complementary education and sustainability,” said James Cretney, Marwell Zoo’s Chief Executive. […]

April 17

A bit Early but for advanced planners – Starry line-up revealed for Royal Albert Hall Christmas

Spring may have finally sprung in London, but today at the Royal Albert Hall it’s Christmas, as the venue announces its full line-up for this year’s festive season, with a stellar cast ranging from the Welsh Guards to a gospel choir, and Birmingham Royal Ballet to Father Christmas. The Hall has played a central part in the country’s Christmas celebrations for more than […]

April 14

5 things to do at Applebee’s Fish Restaurant, Borough Market

Applebee’s Fish Restaurant  1. Sit at the counter and watch fish being fried and meals being prepared 2. Order a starter of Scallops with Pork Belly. Seared and served with celeriac cream, slow cooked pork belly, crispy crackling and an apple cider sauce.   3. Try the main course of fillet of Cod with an almond crust […]

April 14

Dine at Chokhi Dhani, Nine Elms, Battersea, London

Chokhi Dhani London  Hailed as a “tasteful and authentic symbol of ethnic village life,” Chokhi Dhani or “Fine Village or Good Dwelling,” opened near Jaipur in 1990 as a celebration of traditional Rajasthani cuisine. Since then the original restaurant has expanded to include a huge 22-acre five-star resort and event park, as well as numerous […]

March 31

Get fit at tibits 100% Vegan gym – exercise using fruit and veg

As we approach summer, most people are starting to think about getting back into shape following the excesses of winter. To help people realize their ambitions tibits are launching the World’s First 100% Vegan Gym on Sunday, 1st April! They have achieved this by replacing conventional exercise apparatus with gym equipment made from fruit and veg. […]

March 31

Enjoy afternoon tea at The Ivy Cobham Brasserie

With something for everyone, The Ivy Cobham Brasserie offers an all-day menu that ranges from breakfast through to lunch and dinner including light snacks, sandwiches and afternoon tea. We have a dedicated weekend brunch menu with some delicious alternatives to our mid-week à la carte and a drinks menu featuring much loved cocktails, including some […]

March 31

Read An Intelligent Person’s Guide to Education by Tony Little, The ex Headmaster of Eton College

Tony Little was The Head Master of Eton for 13 years. One of the most progressive and imaginative people in British education today he has hitherto kept a low profile. This book, published to coincide with his retirement, sets out his educational fundamentals. There is a crisis in the British education system. Year on year […]

March 28

Make Hot Cross Buns as you will find them at Macdonald Compleat Angler in Marlow

Macdonald Compleat Angler shares recipe for delicious hot cross buns Nothing signals Easter quite like the smell of freshly baked hot cross buns, and ahead of the holiday weekend, Macdonald Compleat Angler Hotel in the Buckinghamshire town of Marlow, is sharing its recipe for the classic golden treat. Crafted by new head chef Kevin John […]

February 20

Gastronomy for Your Gut: Italian Hospitality Collection Launches the Equilibrium Cooking School in Three Tuscan Spa Properties

Italian Hospitality Collection is delighted to announce the launch of the Equilibrium Cooking School across its three Tuscan spa hotels, Grotta Giusti, Bagni di Pisa and Fonteverde. On select dates in 2018, guests across the three hotels will be able to sign up for the School entirely free of charge, with the option to join five two-hour sessions from Monday to Friday. […]

February 15

Interview with rising star comedienne Lauren Pattison

Thank you so much to Lauren Pattison for this detailed interview. Lauren has just finished a sell-out run at The Soho Theatre, London with her Lady Muck show. Lauren Pattison Can you remember the first time you made someone laugh? I can’t even remember what I had for breakfast yesterday. I imagine it was when I […]

February 14

Interview with Doc Martin actress Caroline Catz who is about to perform in Curtains at the Rose Theatre Kingston upon Thames

  5 things to do today is very grateful to Caroline Catz for taking time out of her busy rehearsal schedule for this interview. Caroline plays Susan in the poignant family drama Curtains at the Rose Theatre from Thursday 22 February to Saturday 17 March. Book Now Have you performed at the Rose Theatre before? Do […]

February 02

5 things to do in the Cotswolds this Weekend

The weekend is fast approaching and for those still deciding how to spend their Friday through to Sunday, we pick 5 of the best ways to spend your weekend in the Cotswolds 1. Armonico Consort performance of Biber’s 53-part Salzburg Mass, Malvern Theatres Hear Biber’s 53-part Salzburg Mass in concert at Malvern Theatres on Saturday February […]

February 01

25 Best Things To Do In London

Attracting 27 million visitors every year, London is the most visited city in Europe. It’s no surprise that London is top of so many people’s travel plans: the city was founded by the Romans and has thrived over the centuries. Today, London is one of the most diverse cities in the world, with a rich […]

January 31

5 Things to Do in Muswell Hill

Forget Shoreditch or Camden – Muswell Hill Has It All Muswell Hill is often compared with its more famous neighbours. But at last, the community is gaining a reputation in its own right. Ask anyone in the know, and they will tell you that Muswell Hill is one of the smartest places to look for […]

January 30

Interview with nine year old Britain’s Got Talent magician Issy Simpson

Issy Simpson was runner-up in Series 11 of Britain’s Got Talent and will be headlining the Blackpool Magician’s Convention on Friday, February 16th What was your first trick? When. I was just 6 years old. My grandfather taught me a trick using a rubber band How long does it take for you to perfect a trick? It […]

January 28

Didn’t Get The Phone You Wanted For Christmas? How To Pick Up Your Dream Mobile In 2018

Mobile phones are a very personal choice, so if you’re disappointed with the device you’ve received for Christmas, find out how to swap it in January. New research conducted by Deloitte suggests that 55% of smartphone owners check their device within the first 15 minutes of waking each day and 21% of 16 to 24–year […]

January 28

Find New Glass Extension Inspiration From Fit Show ‘Installation of the Year’

Industry competition showcases the best glass installations The FIT Show ‘Installation of the Year competition showcases the UK’s best-glazed installations – perfect if you’re looking for inspiration for your own home. Conservatories remain one of the most popular UK home improvement projects. And with their ability to provide additional space and increase a property’s value […]

January 25

On the trail of British women who changed the world

In March, London’s Southbank Centre hosts its annual Women of the World festival, celebrating the achievements of women around the world. But it’s not the only place with the WOW factor. Here are nine destinations showcasing the highlights and heritage of influential British women. 1. J.K. Rowling Visitors to Edinburgh can experience Potter magic through some […]

January 25

Visit the new Boxing Gym At Selfridges (Thu 1st Feb – Wed 28th Feb)

Boxing & fitness brand BXR is opening a pop-up boxing gym at Selfridges. The pop-up will be offering classes, personal training and more with BXR branded activewear, jewellery and art also on sale at the Selfridges Corner Shop. www.bxrlondon.com

January 25

Get married at Jimmy’s Farm – Jimmy’s 17th Century barn is now available to host stylish weddings all year round

Nestled in the heart of the Suffolk countryside, Jimmy’s 17th Century barn is now available to host stylish weddings all year round. Against the beautiful backdrop of an old fashioned working farm, there are photo opportunities a plenty as guests can wander through ancient woodland, explore the farm, walk with nature and enjoy incredible food […]

January 22

Enjoy a Doughnut at Camden Market to celebrate Australia Day

Crosstown Doughnuts in Camden Market launch Australia Day special Available from 26th – 27th January, whilst stocks last… Camden Market’s Crosstown Doughnuts are celebrating Australia Day with the launch of two limited-edition doughnuts based on Aussie chocolate bar favourite, Tim Tams, and the traditional Lamington cake from Down Under. The Tim Tam doughnut is a chocolate […]

January 21

We interview sensational busker Lydia Gerrard – you may have seen Lydia perform at London’s Waterloo Station

We were so impressed with Lydia Gerrard after seeing her busk at Waterloo Station that we couldn’t wait to ask her a few questions! When did you first start performing. Was it at a young age? I started ‘performing’ when I was in nursery – I was always forcing my parents to watch my made-up […]

January 21

This week is National Breakfast Week – try a few of these or go for all seven!

Next week is National Breakfast week (22nd – 28th January) and since everyone knows that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, here is a selection of the most fabulous breakfasts in town!   MONDAY: Monday is the day of good intentions so grab a spot in the window at Ask For Janice, under the […]

January 10

Take a Heliair Helicopter Ride above Central London

To celebrate my graduation (and marriage), my siblings surprised me with a HeliAir Helicopter fight over London (link here). They told me to keep that weekend available, so I knew they were planning something; a helicopter ride over London was the LAST thing on my mind. We were driving for over an hour towards the […]

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