Abergavenny Food Festival: The perfect foodie and boozy weekend!

Abergavenny Food Festival is a weekend-long celebration of local produce. A fab excuse to eat and drink, meet lovely people passionate about food and dance amongst the ruins of a castle… Dreamy! My recipe for a perfect weekend. 🙂 With our wristbands on (bought in advance so they were slightly cheaper) we had access to the…

Yonder Collective: Make your Mark

This Summer I attended a beautiful event; not just because of its exciting venue of Floating Harbour Studios and gorgeous flowers from Flower & Land, but because of the lovely people. Yonder Collective is an exciting “space” created by Emma Chapman-Burnett and Rebecca Storey, who sought to build up a community of like-minded creative people…

Weber & Tring’s: Negroni tasting

This post may be a little squiffy – the opportunity to try negronis (my favourite cocktail) in various formats made me more than a little bit merry. Luckily I took some notes… although they are not the most thorough. Weber and Tring’s is a gorgeous shop up the Christmas steps, where Sarah Weber and Richard Tring have…

The Ox: Can you beat the combination of steak and cocktails…?

Hidden under the Commercial Rooms on Corn Street, you couldn’t get much more of juxtaposition of atmosphere and offerings. Like their other bars you need to keep a keen eye out to find it. Their Ox symbol on the top of the door is one of the only hints of what awaits you if you head…

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…