Eats & Explores: The Bower House, Shipston-on-Stour

We’re in June, which you may know (if you read the nonsense I write here or follow me on Instagram, hi if you do! 👋), means that The Bean, aka the tiny human I’m currently growing, is officially due NEXT MONTH. (😱😬😅) How did that happen!? Anyway because I don’t like to do things in…

Eats: 1766 Bar & Kitchen, Bristol

Last year Bristol Old Vic revealed its massive refurbishment of it’s front of house, which now hosts an area known as 1766 Bar and Kitchen, a nod to the date it’s beautifully revealed original theatre façade dates back to. Open daily from 9am (11am on Sunday’s) with closing times varying – but generally at least…

Explores: Matilda the Musical, Bristol Hippodrome

If you read my last theatre review (Kinky Boots @ Bristol Hippodrome) then you’ll know I do love a bit of musical theatre. But when invited to a special event to celebrate the arrival of Matilda The Musical at the Bristol Hippodrome, I was especially excited! Seeing the film with my mum at the (original) Odeon…

Eats: The River Grille, Bristol

The River Grille at The Bristol Hotel recently relaunched their Sunday lunch menu, replacing its carvery offering with a plated service, allowing guests to sit on their bottoms and enjoy the view (and what views they are – but I’ll get to that). I was lucky enough to be invited along to review the new…

Eats: The Vegetable Diva, Bristol

I was recently invited to visit a new venue on the Bristol food scene, The Vegetable Diva, which this month (March) has opened on the harbour side. Coming from south of the city I hopped on the cross harbour ferry just by the SS Great Britain and was deposited only a minutes walk away, which…

Eats: Bottomless Pizza and Prosecco @ Sup & Chow, Cheltenham

Last weekend, I went to Cheltenham for a belated birthday meal for bestie @jen.on.tour.  As a fellow pizza fiend, she’d been wanting to try the ‘Unlimited Pizza and Prosecco’ deal at self styled community pub Sup & Chow for quite some time – and what better excuse to go than a birthday?! The Deal It’s…

Thank You: One Year on from the I do’s

Last month on the 16th of September we celebrated our 1st wedding anniversary. We had a glorious time – we woke up in a castle in the prosecco region, had a glorious breakfast (including prosecco, of course) then spent the afternoon vineyard hopping, sampling a variety of the areas delights and taking in the stunning…