Tag: Derby

EATERY REVIEW: BEAR, DERBY

EATERY REVIEW: BEAR, DERBY

Have you ever fervently wished for something for aeons, then when said wish comes true, you don’t quite know how to express your joy? This was me a few months ago, when I learnt of a new coffee shop that was to open and boasted late evening opening hours. I know of too many good, independent coffee shops that are…

Restaurant review: The Farmhouse at Mackworth, Derby

Restaurant review: The Farmhouse at Mackworth, Derby

There is something so very quaint about the word ‘farmhouse’. It evokes country living, and hearty, wholesome fayre. Which is why I was really looking forward to reviewing The Farmhouse at Mackworth. A 15 minute drive from the city centre makes it an excellent, central location with ample parking too. If a building could give you a hug, The Farmhouse…

Veganism – what’s the big deal?

Veganism – what’s the big deal?

What do Thandie Newton, Liam Hemsworth, Miley Cyrus, Stevie Wonder and Sia have in common? Apart from being a motley crew, they’re all vegan. People “go vegan” for a number of reasons ranging from dietary to ethical beliefs. The actual definition of veganism from The Vegan Society website states that veganism is: “A philosophy and way of living which seeks…