Las Iguanas – Trafford Centre

As I’ve mentioned before in previous blog posts, it’s a tricky time for a┬árestaurant these days. With new places opening and closing every day it’s important to listen to customers and their needs. That’s exactly what Las Iguanas are doing. Back in my party days I would happily hit up their 241 cocktails and grab…

Festival Food Diaries – Cheese & Iron

Since I’m hitting up quite a lot of festivals this year I decided I would keep you updated on what food is going around these days. Food festivals and makers markets have soared in popularity in recent years. We’ve seen a boom in the number of restaurants which have popped up in Manchester alone so…

A Manchester Tart Inspired Doughnut

To celebrate National Doughnut week the guys at Domu asked me to create a Manchester themed doughnut! I wanted to do a Vimto doughnut, Mark suggested a Manchester Bee one but┬áIt was my sister Joanne that threw in the idea of a Manchester Tart and as soon as she said it i thought yes. A…

Rock Painting on a Budget

The rock painting craze is well and truly under way. It’s now a world wide craze that’s getting communities closer together and it’s good fun! Firstly you find the Facebook group in your local area that has set up the challenge, mine is Heywood Rocks which is set up by the Heywood in Bloom team….

The Clarence – Bury

It’s been a few years since i moved from Manchester to Heywood and i can honestly say i still don’t really know my surroundings. Instead of taking drives around the area, exploring new eateries and walks we discovered Bury and it stuck. The Clarence in Bury is one of the main reasons why! It’s a…

A Jolly Joanie Christmas

I first discovered Joanie clothing when my friend Sarah tagged me in an Instagram post of this dress and said it’d be perfect for an upcoming wedding i was going to. That day i spent a good portion of it searching the website, i was hooked! Following on from this and very kindly of her,…

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