Manchester Three Rivers: Gin Experience

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I’ve been wanting to share this blog post for bloody ages, but simply haven’t found the time recently to write it up. So, now my mental Summer of many, many weddings is over, I’m getting back on the proverbial blogging horse in earnest.

Starting with this fab gin experience from the amazing Manchester Three Rivers.

It’s currently Tripadvisor’s No.1 “thing to do in Manchester” and it’s easy to see why. You’ll learn all about the history of gin and learn how to make your very own… Continue reading

Essential Skincare: Amphora Aromatics Review

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One of the best things about blogging is discovering new brands and trying out new products. A couple of weeks a go, I was sent some skin and hair care products to try out from Amphora Aromatics, one of the UK’s biggest suppliers of pure essential oils and aromatherapy sundries. I was very excited to try these out as I always like to keep the products I use for self maintenance as natural as possible. Continue reading

Aldi Wagyu Beef Steak – Review

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I’d read a lot of articles this week about Aldi selling Wagyu beef, the most expensive steak in the world, I’m lead to believe, for the bargain price of ¬£7.29! I only live 2 minutes away from an Aldi, and knowing that I would never be able to afford a Wagyu beef steak in a restaurant¬†(¬£90 for the same size steak in upmarket places), I decided to have a go at cooking some myself. 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