Happy New Year, 2016 will be packed with more foodie fun!

Hi all, how are you doing? Welcome to my first blog of the year. I don’t think it’s too late to wish you a Happy New Year, I hope you had a good one. Christmas seems like an age ago and yes, my body clock is still playing catch up where those lazy hazy halcyon days where rolling out ...

Deliveroo’s free foodie giveaway: Tuesday 15th December 2015

Hi all, how are you doing? Where has the weekend gone? In the run-up to Christmas, the crowds are going crazy. Of course there are some things that perk a foodie up no end. Deliveroo are teaming up with popular local independents such as Thai Dusit, The Forge and Lorentes to showcase their food and ...

Christmas Food Drink & Gift Market, Roundhouse, Derby

It’s that time of year again, where festive markets take centre stage, compelling you to brave the element for some delicious food and fantastic gifts. If you can’t get enough of Christmas spirit and feel like Buddy the elf (wasn’t Will Ferrell adorable in that movie?), then get down to The Roundhouse on Saturday 7th  ...

Christmas cheer as Sledge-Lit presents a day of horror, fantasy & science-fiction

Hey all, how are you doing? It’s a cool, wet Wednesday morning and I’m glad I’m indoors. You know that really cool Derby Writers’ Day I attended a few weeks ago? Well I’m pleased to report that The QUAD will be presenting a new Christmas science-fiction, fantasy and horror event taking on the 21st November ...

Bolton gets into the Christmas spirit (62 sleeps to go to the big day)..!

Hey all, how are you doing? It's Friday (woot woot!) and it's been a busy week. What have you been up to? This Sunday, we'll be exactly 2 months away from the magical time that is Christmas. When I heard about this fantastic Winter Festival that's coming to Bolton town centre, I did a mini ...

The Great Christmas Show rocks into Wollaton Hall

Hey all, how are you doing? It’s been a lovely weekend, spent editing, frequenting the theatre (review coming soon) and cooking my first rice pudding (blog coming soon). What have you been up to? As you now, I frequent Nottingham a fair bit, because it’s one of my favourite spaces in the world. I didn’t really ...

Christmas Foodie Magic in Derby

Hello World, How are you? It’s the last day of November and with Christmas only three Saturday’s away, it’s all systems a go go here in Derby. I love Christmas and everything it brings, from quaint foodie fayres to seasonal menus taking prime position at restaurants. I’ve been to two festive fayres in as many weeks and ...

45 days to Christmas..!

Hey guys, How are we on this fine Sunday night? I can’t believe Christmas is around the corner. Well, 45 days to be precise (yes I’m counting, bite me). Now, I hate to be one of those annoying bods who bang on about Christmas all year round. The type who have perennial festive fever accompanied by a slightly ...