Wedding planning can take over your life. Up until recently I thought we were doing quite well; we seemed to spend a small proportion of our time planning the big day and had a good balance of other activities. However, with our impending nuptials just around the corner, it’s now part of pretty much every… Read More A Beginner’s Workshop in Calligraphy
When was the last time you properly unwound? With the stresses of work and daily life it’s hard isn’t it? For us we normally switch off by having a meal out, enjoying good food and drink. We were recently reminded though that there is another way; by doing something creative and learning new skills we… Read More Feeling crafty
A couple of years ago I had a break from my usual line of work. Normally I manage digital projects, which is a terrible line of work for someone whose mind doesn’t rest as there’s always some detail or extra consideration which occurs to you just as you’re trying to get to sleep, or worse… Read More They mean business!
Working in eCommerce, the word Christmas comes about fairly early. Planning for it comes about when most of us are still looking forward to our summer holiday. So when I got invited to a Christmas event for TKMaxx and HomeSense in July, I wasn’t entirely surprised. The event was in London and I found out… Read More Christmas decorations from HomeSense
We’ve been meaning to go to the River Cottage Canteen on Whiteladies Road for a while now, so when a specially themed foraging evening appeared on their events page, the time for excuses was over as the exciting prospect of a delicious meal AND learning a new skill proved too strong a pull! John Wright… Read More A wild night at the River Cottage Canteen
Well, in answer to your question Jack Sparrow, most of it probably got shipped to Bristol in preparation for an evening of rum tasting, aptly named Rumageddon. Held at one of my favourite haunts for a great cocktail and beautiful food, The Rummer, the event was bound to be a good’un. Whilst we waited for things… Read More Where has all the rum gone?!
This is an incredibly late post. I’ve had so much to write about recently, it’s been hard to keep up. I didn’t want to sweep these events under the carpet though even if they are a little dated. I’m going with better late than never. So Bristol’s Food Connections week took place at the beginning of… Read More Food Connections: At-Bristol events