Valentine’s Day: embracing or avoiding the romance in Bristol

Whether you’re a lover or a fighter of the evening that celebrates St. Valentine’s, there are lots of exciting and quirky events happening around Bristol to keep you entertained. Grab your friends/family/new love/old flame (probably not all together) and take a gander at these opportunities to celebrate the ones you love… (or grab a bottle…

1766 BAR & KITCHEN: NEW OPENING

Those that often frequent King Street are likely to be intrigued by the goings on around Bristol Old Vic Theatre. Well on Monday 24th September (tomorrow if you are reading this straight away) all will be revealed as the new 1766 Bar & Kitchen opens in the newly redeveloped foyer of the historic theatre –…

Corner 77: Street food market launches on Friday

The food geniuses behind the scrumptious Bravas, Bakers & Co and CARGO Cantina, Kieran & Imogen Waite, are launching one of their most creative ventures yet – Corner 77! Launching this Friday, the new venue on the corner of Cheltenham Road and Jamaica Street will bring together a collective of Bristol’s best food vendors and…

Ceres Coffee: now open for dinner!

The place that serves up one of Bristol’s most loved brunches (the sweetcorn fritters and pancake stack dishes are a must try!) is now open for dinner, and it’s lush! Ceres Coffee, the gorgeous Melbourne style cafe in Stokes Croft, offers a three-course menu based on seasonal, local produce. The menu is small: three starters,…

Miss Magpie Fashion Spy – beautiful artwork for charity

If you read my recent post on my Creative Inspirations you will know I have a lot of love for creative people in my life. I am also constantly looking for further inspiration; social media being my biggest go to. I have been following Niki Groom’s (AKA Miss Magpie Spy) Instagram for a while. If you haven’t…

Cox and Baloney: New brunch menu is out

Cox and Baloney tea rooms is one of the places in Bristol I always visit and wish I could live there. It is beautiful! I also have a small obsession with vintage crockery, and it is everywhere. I had the wonderful opportunity to try their new brunch menu (which meant I also had an excuse to…

Escape to Cuba – a little preview…

Dear brother in the heat. Take two of sour (lime let it be) To one and a half of sweet, Of Old Jamaica pour three strong, And add four parts of weak. Then mix and drink. I do no wrong — I know whereof I speak. This is the recipe of the welcome cocktail, Planters…

Central Studio: Discovering the trends for Autumn/Winter…

My look is generally low maintenance. I am in fact renowned for my elasticated waistbands (this admittedly does not paint the prettiest picture) and slightly more hippy look. I think I would have worked perfectly in the 60s… BUT, I can definitely glam it up when the occasion requires and it is often great to…