Buzzing Budapest – A Quick City Guide

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I’ll be completely honest, when planning our Summer holiday this year we only really had one essential criteria for our destination. It had to be cheap. We both decided we wanted to get out of the UK but our budget was limited, so we started looking for somewhere that included travel and accommodation, for around £250 each. Continue reading

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Vintage Home Show – Victoria Baths – Manchester

vintage home show - manchester (2)Hey folks! Just a quick one this evening but just wanted to share some pictures from the Vintage Home Show I’ve just been to at Victoria Baths in Manchester today. If you love vintage furniture and retro lighting you’ll be spoilt for choice at this event. There was a huge selection of homeware, kitchenalia, furnishings, ceramics and art work spanning from mid-20th century onwards. Continue reading

Chalk Bar & Grill Re-launch – Didsbury

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Last Thursday evening I went to Didsbury. I haven’t been to Didsbury for quite a few years and whilst it’s always been a hub for bars and pubs that I frequented in my student days, I always felt it was missing a really good cocktail bar.

Enter Chalk Bar & Grill – recently refurbished and now being run by MAD Ltd, the team behind several other Manchester drinking establishments such as Rosylee, Tusk, Walrus, The Fitzgerald and Hula.

We were lucky enough to be invited along to their re-launch party so sampled some delicious cocktails, nibbles and delightful surroundings. Continue reading

Beef and Pudding 2nd Birthday Brunch Bash

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Last week I had the pleasure of being invited along to Beef and Pudding‘s 2nd Birthday Brunch Bash in Manchester city centre. I’d always wanted to try Beef and Pudding since it’s launch as I used to work very close by, but had never got round to it. So when they got in touch to say they were having a Birthday brunch and celebrating the launch of their Bloody Mary buffet, it seemed like the perfect time to finally get acquainted. Continue reading