Travel – A short break in Venice

We were planning on going skiing in March but after a bad snow season, and buying a house, we needed something considerably cheaper with (fingers crossed) some nice weather. After looking for the cheapest & shortest flights for the week we had booked off, we opted for 4 nights in Venice. We booked the trip around a…… Continue reading Travel – A short break in Venice

Breakfast(s) of Champions

The only thing that gets me out of bed most mornings is breakfast. It’s my favourite meal of the day, and without it I can’t function. If I’m incapable of cooking by myself at the weekend, here are some of my fave picks in and around Manchester: The Hideaway This one is my fave locally…… Continue reading Breakfast(s) of Champions

Urmston life.

When looking for a house or afternoon out in Greater Manchester you’d be forgiven if Urmston wasn’t front of mind, but this lesser known suburb close to the Trafford Centre is on the up, with lots of first time buyers now looking for houses in the area. After exhausting house viewings in Altrincham and Sale, we only…… Continue reading Urmston life.

Brunchin’ at Home Sweet Home

Home Sweet Home has quickly become one of Manchester’s favourite comfort food options, and with their second site launching in the Great Northern this year it was about time we checked out the brunch offering. Owned by the team behind Almost Famous, it was unsurprising that the brunch menu options seemed just as gluttonous, with…… Continue reading Brunchin’ at Home Sweet Home

Review: My Thai

As one restaurant in Manchester closes, another opens. Yorkshire based My Thai takes over the old Splendid Kitchen site on John Dalton Street, with plans for a second venue already in the pipeline. The restaurant focuses on traditional Bangkok style street food which perfectly reflects what you can find cooked on the streets of Thailand.…… Continue reading Review: My Thai

Review: Zouk Tea Bar

When looking for an Indian meal in Manchester, you’re hardly short of choice, so restaurants across the city are really having to step up their game to stay front of mind for a slap up curry. Zouk Tea Bar & Grill opened back in 2009 in the city centre, just off Oxford Road and minutes…… Continue reading Review: Zouk Tea Bar