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2016

Coffee and Cafes, Eats and Drinks, Eats and Drinks, Lifestyle, London, North

Shakshuka at Cafe Loren

I love a full English breakfast as much as the next Brit. Pile my plate high with bacon, beans, eggs and sausage and I’m a happy morning bunny. However, there are times when I just fancy a little summin summin different and on these occasions, I love me some shakshuka. For those who aren’t familiar with this BLOOMING DELICIOUS Middle Eastern breakfast beast, it is softly poached eggs in a spicy tomato sauce, usually mopped up with challah bread. I recently popped along to Cafe  ...

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Eats and Drinks, Eats and Drinks, Lifestyle

Food and Wine Pairing with M&S

They say as you get older your palate changes. As I find myself rearing up to 30, I can concur. I’ve started enjoying Stilton rather than just Dairylea, scallops as well as fish-fingers and these days, I would choose a glass of wine over a pint of snakebite (cut to my student self goggling at me in disbelief). Though my taste in alcoholic beverages is maturing (more quickly than the rest of me HA WHAT IS BEING AN ADULT THO I DON’T GET IT?) I still haven’t got the foggiest about which  ...

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Culture, Hotels, London, Music, Music, North, Travel

In Bed With Ibis

As a twentysomething trying to scrape a meagre living in the Big Smoke, luxury hotels are always waaaay out of my budget for a night away. However, cheaper hotels don’t necessarily mean rubbish hotels, as I discovered a couple of weeks ago. On a drizzly Monday evening, He and I were invited by Accor Hotels for a night at the London Euston St Pancras Ibis. I’ve actually never stayed with this chain before but the promise of a saucy staycation with my beau in crisp hotel sheets  ...

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Books, Lifestyle

Hallow-Reads

Carved your pumpkin? Got your costume at the ready? Had the annual screening of Hocus Pocus? Well, in the case there’s only one thing left to do- curl up with a spooky tome by candlelight! Here’s my top ten best reads for you to sink your fangs into! Frankenstein by Mary Shelley. It’s a classic. It’s Gothic, Romantic and with a dash of the Science Fiction about it, this is a genre-blasting monster of a read. Plus, because I’m a sucker for an underdog, I always  ...

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