5 DELICIOUS DINING SPOTS IN LONDON

5 DELICIOUS DINING SPOTS IN LONDON

One of the greatest things about discovering a new city is seeking out fab new foodie finds! However, you can sometimes be left disappointed, so dining at somewhere tried and tested is always a good idea. Some of my favourite places to eat have been recommended to me, in fact all of the places on this list were a tip-off and they are now places I will go back to time and time again. There are spots all over London and serve up a variety of foods so there is…

BREAKING THE SOLO BRUNCHING TABOO – 19 CAFE BAR – MANCHESTER

BREAKING THE SOLO BRUNCHING TABOO – 19 CAFE BAR – MANCHESTER

As I’ve got older there is something I’ve learnt to do more and more – and that is to enjoy my company, a little bit of self-indulgence and giving myself some me time! I must admit it took a while. I remember I always used to find it odd when my dad would head to a restaurant and dine alone or go gigging solo! I thought to myself – what a strange man not wanting to share those experiences with friends. However, now I get it! He adores music and…

ON THE GO MATCHA GUMMIES

ON THE GO MATCHA GUMMIES

I am always on the go and forever searching for new ways to get that all needed energy boost! One that’s not full of rubbish, loaded with sugar or high in carbs! One thing that always worked as an energy booster for me, was a shot of matcha before the gym! I could run for hours! Indigo Herbs sent me some goodies and I was inspired to try my hand at some homemade matcha gummies – this way I could get me sweet fix and an energy boost at the…

HOW TO LEAD A MORE ECO FRIENDLY LIFESTYLE

HOW TO LEAD A MORE ECO FRIENDLY LIFESTYLE

Since Blue Planet the world has been in an eco frenzy but let’s be honest it’s a little heartbreaking that it took do long. However, I guess if anyone’s is going to make us wake up it’s going to be the legend that is David Attenborough! At least now everyone is listening and let’s hope it’s not all a little too late! None of this is new to me, I’ve been brought up as a nature lover and a tree hugger! My mum ran her own company that was based…

THE DREAM DESK SPACE *

THE DREAM DESK SPACE *

One thing I can’t wait for when I have my own home is to create my little work space, my own cosy corner, my home office. I do a lot of work on my computer and I would love to get in a zone that isn’t on the sofa or squashed in the corner of my bed. I want a desk space that will open my mind, be clean and tidy! Just an area that I can concentrate in get creative! If you are a home worker, you will understand…

A PORTUGUESE DATE NIGHT WITH MATEUS ROSE *

A PORTUGUESE DATE NIGHT WITH MATEUS ROSE *

If you haven’t yet noticed, food plays a big part in my life, and I tend to find that when I am spending quality time with people food is generally involved. With my partner being a chef and me travelling all over for work finding that time with each other can prove quiet difficult! We catch up over meals, and drinks and are constantly trying to be proactive in the days we have together. One thing that I would love us to attend together would be a foodie festival, where…

A GUIDE TO BETTER SLEEP *

A GUIDE TO BETTER SLEEP *

I am a person who has always suffered from trouble sleep – whether it be restless nights or difficulty drifting off. I feel I’ve forgotten what it’s like to run on fully charged and my body has just caved in and has learnt how to function on about 6 hours a night! This often plays with my mood and the people around me and up with either a hyper sensitive and grumpy Lola or a high energy one powering through exhaustion. I must admit however after using my S Plus to…

TOP TIPS FOR TRAVELLING HAND LUGGAGE *

TOP TIPS FOR TRAVELLING HAND LUGGAGE *

When you travel around a lot like me, whether it be in the UK or around the world the key to an easy life is to travel light! Not only does this save you lugging heavy bags around in the heat or the rain it can also save a fortune on hold baggage costs! You may not think you can pack enough for a 2 week holiday in hand luggage but believe me if you pack well you’ll be like Mary Poppins! With summer holidays coming up I’m letting you…

#EXPLORINGCHESHIRE WITH LAURUS HOMES *

#EXPLORINGCHESHIRE WITH LAURUS HOMES *

As you may know by know I live in the powerhouse of the North, the city that’s home to infamous bands, historical figures and premiere league football clubs. However, I wasn’t born into a cosmopolitan lifestyle, in fact I’m a country bumpkin that hails from a picturesque part of the Lake District! One reason I chose to make Manchester my home is the versatility this area offers – you may have cracking nightlife and fabulous restaurants, however stray a little further and I’m back to green lands, still waters and…

A HOT AIR BALLOON ADVENTURE

A HOT AIR BALLOON ADVENTURE

So, today I had what I can only describe as an incredibly surreal morning! If you watched my Insta, you would have seen I partook in an amazing experience, something my mum has always wanted to tick off her bucket list! Yep, that’s right at 6am we floated off in a hot air balloon! I was lucky enough last year to win a virgin experience voucher, and so I decided to get in the brownie points and gift my mum with a trip for multiple Birthdays and Christmases – dam I just…