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La Pescheria, Catania

31 years old, obsessed with pasta and yet I’d never been to Italy. I know, criminal right? Well all that CHANGED a couple of months ago with, what was probably, one of the best trips of my life. Remember when we met an amazing Sicilian chef, Matteo, who came to cook for us courtesy of La Belle Assiette? Well, he invited us out to his digs in Catania and promised to show us a WHOLE NEW WORLD of culinary delights. And man, he did not disappoint. Catania is on the Ionian coast of Sicily,  ...

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Culture, Eats and Drinks, Travel

Liverpool

REJOICE FOR IT IS MAY! THE MONTH OF MERRY BANK HOLIDAYS! Two in one bloody month, aren’t we lucky!? For the first one, me and Him jaunted up to Liverpool to stay with my cousin and her husband- she’s making my WEDDING DRESS so I got measured and looked at fabrics and talked shapes and generally got REALLY JOLLY EXCITED GUYS. I’m going to look like a WOODLAND-FAIRY-DRAG-QUEEN-DOROTHY-FLOWER-EXTRAVAGANNNNNNNZA. And amidst all the wedding chat we managed to explore the  ...

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No 1 Lounge, Gatwick

I love waiting until September to take a holiday. Whilst everyone else has the back to school blues, I love coming back to the office with a face full of freckles- it just feels quite smug. Yes I’m very popular at work, thanks for asking. He and I were off on our jollies to Turkey a few weeks ago- I can’t really tell you much about Turkey, but I CAN tell you what the sun lounger by the pool was like. I’m usually a city break kind of gal but it felt SO GOOD to just lie in  ...

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Eats and Drinks, Hotels, Travel

A Weekend in Newquay

The last time I went to Newquay, I was 16, had just finished my GCSEs and spent a week in a caravan with a gaggle of girls from school, all of us drinking waaaay too much Smirnoff Ice and attempting to sweet-talk our way past burly bouncers. Safe to say, Newquay has a bit of a ‘Party-Town’ reputation, which, given my utter loathing for stag and hen parties, has never made it a ‘Must Visit Again’ destination on my bucket list. However reader, I am ready to EAT MY  ...

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