Yesterday Eve Purdy and I were invited, as part of ETC magazine, to an exclusive taster lunch at The Botanist, in Monument Hall, Newcastle. The invitation welcomed us to take a tour around the new venue, sample their food menu and have a cocktail or two, before its official opening on December 15. Arriving at a small door opposite Waterstones,…

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Usually every year my Christmas wish list is never ending and it always seems to grow after I’ve been Christmas shopping, however this year I haven’t really asked for a lot. I don’t know why, maybe it’s because I’m getting older, does anyone else feel like that this year? Anyways, here’s just a few little bits and pieces I would…

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Last week I was extremely lucky to be sent to Germany to review the Christmas markets in Cologne. The experience included a mini cruise with DFDS Seaways, a whisky tasting with a whisky expert, two nights in a hotel and two whole days exploring Cologne – it was amazing! My review of the whole experience will be online and in…

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So, what was a quick trip to Superdrug to buy some foundation turned into quite an exciting make up haul. As I was walking to the till I spotted the Revolution make up stand, since I’d never heard of the brand before I stopped and had a look over their products and after seeing how cheap they were I was…

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My Winter Wish List I don’t know about you, but I’m certainly starting to feel the cold, which means one thing – winter is finally here! It’s time to layer up cute knits with leather jackets, faux fur collars with cosy mitts and cover our ears from the frost with earmuffs or furry headbands. I love this time of year, so…

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