How would you feel about having a night out in prison? Well that's exactly what we did a few weeks ago. 57.5% of prisoners in Britain reoffend within 1 year of being released. The Clink Restaurant at HMP Cardiff is a dining experience staffed by prisoners, working towardsCity and Guilds NVQ in Food Preparation, Food … Continue reading The Clink Restaurant – Cardiff
Fridays are all about one thing in Dubai - Brunch. Whether you choose to co casual, mingle with the beautiful people or splash about by the poolside, you're guaranteed to find an abundance of offerings to start the weekend with style. Most brunches are at hotels, open about 1pm and offer an option of unlimited … Continue reading Friday Brunch at Nobu Dubai
Sunbridgewells is Bradfords own Victorian quarter, with Victorian and contemporary shop units together with trading street barrows, restaurants and bars. There are Victorian style units running the length of the tunnels and it has become an internal street with a large glass area above. Bradford town centre was established circa 1230 in the areas of … Continue reading Sunbridgewells. Welcome to the world of pure imagination.
I first visited Essaouira in October 2013 with my husband Richard, my sister and brother-in-law. We flew to Marrakesh and as private transfers and buses seemed to be costly, we opted for the cheaper option of hiring a car. Big mistake. Big, big mistake! The drive between Marrakesh and Essaouira should take between 2-3 hours. … Continue reading Essaouira, Morocco. One of my favourite places.
I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list - Susan Sontag Travellers either love or hate planning holidays. Spending hours honing your research skills in front of a computer, popping into the Travel Agents to pass the planning and booking onto someone else or going away with friends, who you know will take care … Continue reading How to book the perfect Holiday
Last month we dined aboard The Northern Belle train. Richards Birthday this year fell on a Wednesday, and as this is my long working day, we had birthday celebrations on the weekend at either side. This was his first present. The Northern Belle train was originally owned by the Orient Express, but is now privately … Continue reading Dinner on The Northern Belle.
“There comes a time in every women’s life, when the only thing that helps is a glass of champagne” Bette Davis 1. It can only be called Champagne if it comes from the Champagne region in France. EU law and the laws of most countries reserve the term "Champagne" for wines that come from this … Continue reading 10 things you didn’t know about champagne
It's Wednesday afternoon and you know you are halfway through the working week. It's a downhill sprint to the weekend. You look forward to two whole glorious days of spending time with friends, family or even by ourselves. Before you know it, it's Friday already! Here comes the weekend. Just as quickly it's Monday morning, … Continue reading How to make the most of your weekends
The Old Registry is situated at the bottom of Haworth’s iconic cobbled Main Street and opposite Haworth’s Central Park. Offering luxury accommodation it is ideal for exploring the home of the Bronte’s at the top of Main Street, whilst a meander through the park will take you to the Keighley and Worth Valley Railway where … Continue reading The Old Registry Haworth
Gas TownGas Town is the original settlement that would eventually become Vancouver. Today it is a national historic site. Gas Town was Vancouver's first downtown and was named after "Gassy" Jack Deighton, a Yorkshire man, steamboat captain and barkeeper who arrived in 1867 to open the area's first saloon. "Gassy Jack" acquired his nickname, from … Continue reading Gas Town- Vancouver