I’m always on the look out for things to do in and around Manchester that doesn’t necessarily involve food and drink. And it’s always nice to get out of the city from time to time and experience a bit of green grass and fresh air.
I’m a big fan of sushi – so when I heard on the Chorlton grapevine that a new Japenese Sushi Bar had opened just up the road, I was over there before you could say sashimi. Unfortunately on my 1st visit, I forgot my camera. But my 2nd visit was very well documented Continue reading
One of the best things about spending the run up to Christmas in Manchester is being able to visit the famous Christmas markets, which are dotted all about the city centre. Which is exactly what a few of us did the other evening when we popped along to Albert Square by the town hall. Continue reading
Early one Saturday morning in late September, me and my best buddy Mouse made our way to the beautiful Tatton Park in Cheshire with the help of the awesome Alex and Chris. We drove down from Manchester in the glorious sunshine, getting ready for Mouse to take part in the Manchester & Cheshire Dogs Home 2016 Calender. Continue reading
I’m sure I still have a slight buzz on, having attended the 2nd annual “two day northern coffee party” Cup North at the weekend. I’d been invited along by the organisers to come and sample all sorts of caffeinated delicacies. I’m by no means a coffee expert so I was intrigued to see what kind of experience I’d take from it. Continue reading
I went to Levy Market after work last night, it was a street food special so I couldn’t resist popping along and sampling a few local delights. I love going to Levenshulme market – and it’s gettting busier everytime – a real credit is due to the organizers, they always manage to pull together incredible food traders and makers. Continue reading
Halloween is definitely my favourite holiday. Forget your Christmas’, Easters and New Year’s – Halloween is by far the most fun. This post is a bit different than what I usually write about but I thought I’d give it a whirl and show you my Halloween zombie – done on the cheap. I have lots of fun dressing up and experimenting with different Halloween ideas, so here’s a zombie that probably set me back around £4 to put together. Continue reading