Tag: Christmas

RECIPE: CHRISTMAS COOKIES IN SUMMER

RECIPE: CHRISTMAS COOKIES IN SUMMER

Sorry for mentioning the C word, especially in the midst of summer, but I am a little in love with this recipe for Christmas cookies. In my defence, the weather has been rubbish of late, the grey skies, chilly evenings and constant rain feeling deceptively wintry. Plus, this recipe doesn’t really have Christmas spices (like cloves or cinnamon), so it…

Christmas Food Drink & Gift Market, Roundhouse, Derby

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  and Sunday 8th November. For…

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 need an excuse to…

Christmas Foodie Magic in Derby

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 loved them both.…

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 psychotic glint in…