2017: The Good

2017 has been a weird year. I’m not sure if it’s the just the state of global politics (‘just’) making it difficult not to sink into despair and set up camp there, but I’ve just not felt quite right for most of it. However, this is not a post for reflecting on that, because first … Continue reading 2017: The Good

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Copper Blossom, Edinburgh

Just off George Street in Edinburgh is one of my new favourite bar/restaurants, Copper Blossom. There are a few tables on street level for a drink in nice weather, but the restaurant itself is at basement level. I was pleased to see that it's fully accessible though, with a lift for wheelchair users to reach … Continue reading Copper Blossom, Edinburgh

A little gem: Gem Bar, Soho

Recently my friend and I attended the relaunch of Gem Bar in Soho. Just off Beak Street, five minutes from Oxford Circus, it’s perfectly placed for a post-shopping drink. Before the event we were asked our favourite spirit and whether we preferred sweet or sour drinks, so we could have a bespoke cocktail waiting for … Continue reading A little gem: Gem Bar, Soho

Caribbean food and cocktails at Sugar Dumplin, Kingston

One of the things I love about being a blogger is having the opportunity to try places I might never have visited for myself. I have started eating a greater variety of food since moving to London (yesterday marked two years since moving – post on this soon!) but I had never been to a Caribbean … Continue reading Caribbean food and cocktails at Sugar Dumplin, Kingston

Photo diary: a weekend in London

This weekend, my sister came to visit. And it seems that we spent most of the time eating and drinking... TGI Friday: I thanked God it was my Friday on Thursday evening, with cocktails, Cajun chicken pasta and cookie dough cheesecake. Friday, Breakfast Club: we both opted for the All American breakfast at the Breakfast … Continue reading Photo diary: a weekend in London