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Eats and Drinks, Travel

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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Travel

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, Travel

7 Places to Eat and Drink in Brighton

The Mock Turtle Tucked just behind the sea front, you’ll find Brighton’s oldest tea shop. With the most droolworthy selection of homemade cakes in the window, luring in the passers by, and blue willow china adorning the walls and doilies scattered over the tables, this is the perfect slice of old-fashioned loveliness. Go for the Welsh rarebit, stay for the scones. And always go heavy on the clotted cream. East Street Tap For a little sprinkling of NYC attitude, head to East  ...

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