Park Farm Holidays – Stow-on-the-Wold

This week, I have had the pleasure of being invited to look around the new build and refurbished Park Farm Home rental and just wow at all they have to offer. Tucked away in Stow-On-The-Wold surrounded by views of the Cotswolds and beyond this beautiful country home is available to rent and the owner Sally…

A visit to Higgs & Higgs – Quedgeley, Gloucester 

In January my auntie paid me a visit and she started to tell me about her crafty adventures. Coming from an artistic and crafty family, I was in awe of her achieving a new craft; patchwork quilting. I have always wanted to do this and have one loving made and draped over the end of…

The Malt House Emporium, Stroud – Antiques & Vintage Shopping 

One miserable Saturday lunch time with the promise of a wet, damp afternoon ahead, the suggestion of visiting The Malt House in Stroud was made. I had been told that this place was a treasure trove of vintage items and antique furnishings, so why not. Over two vast floors, this old building is believed to have…

Review of Bhoomi – Cheltenham

A stylish and refined dining experience that stays true to Southern Indian Cooking. Using only the freshest and most succulent ingredients they certainly do what they say! Bhoomi is the Malayalam word for Earth which is ‘what our food and philosophy is centred on’, says owner Michael Raphel, who along with his amazingly attentive team, has…

The Ox Cheltenham Summer Cocktail Launch – June 2016 

Summer is not far away, 21st June! So to celebrate their first summer in Cheltenham, The Ox has launched a new cocktail menu to celebrate. They are fast becoming my favourite place in Cheltenham and friends are being made, I was invited to try this menu with them. In true British style, the rain came…

Yealands Wine Event at The Ox, Cheltenham – June 2016

Yealands is a winery in the southern region of Marlborough, called the Awatere Valley in New Zealand. It was Peter Yealands dream to open the world’s most ecologically advanced winery. Devoted to the concept of 100% sustainability, Yealands has been making award-winning wines with no carbon footprint for many years now. So how are they…

The Scandinavian Coffee Pod Cheltenham Cupping Event – May 2016

As a lover of coffee, the place I go to get my fix here in Cheltenham, is a speciality coffee roaster called the Scandinavian Coffee Pod. They hand roast seasonal coffee beans in their unique coffee pod – a five metre square glass cube. Coming soon is their brand new coffee bar and roaster, which will…

No. 131 Cheltenham Lunch Review

A few years ago in the heart of Cheltenham, a classic Georgian Grade II was turned into No. 131. After derelict years opposite the beautiful Imperial Park, a new restaurant and 11 bedroom boutique hotel was restored. My first visit wasn’t the best experience if I am honest, but I have had visited for cocktails…

The County Kitchen Cheltenham 

When friends of mine organised an evening of food and live music at the County Kitchen, little did I know about this gem here in Cheltenham.  At the County Kitchen they believe in high quality food for amazing value. Everything is cooked fresh and from scratch in their kitchen. The food is seasonally prepared and…