Monday, 20 June 2016

Propping Up the Bar #3 A Typical British Summer with Cocktails at The Ox


The Ox in Cheltenham threw a bash to launch their Summer Twists cocktail menu. The invite landed in my inbox:

We don’t want to tempt fate, but with the recent run of good weather it’s starting to feel like Summer is well and truly around the corner. To celebrate we’ve created a brand new Summer cocktail menu…

Monday, 13 June 2016

Something a Bit Special #11 A Feast with Nanny Violet

Last year, Jodie and Shaun of Nanny Violet’s Jams kindly sent me a selection of their jams to try out; so we had an epic breakfast which you can read about here. I enjoyed their fruit jams so much, I ordered a few jars to have for breakfast on the morning of our wedding – now that is high praise indeed!

Monday, 6 June 2016

Coffee Break #28 The Unhealthy Option at Guru Coffee House

Having made the ten minute train ride from Cheltenham to Gloucester for lunch with Sarah and Adam of Lewis Loves, we had to make the most of the short journey by also visiting Guru Coffee House for some dessert.

Monday, 30 May 2016

Local Eat Treats #34 Bloggers Bank Holiday Lunch at TANK

To kick off the bank holiday weekend, I headed over to Gloucester to meet up with Adam and Sarah of Lewis Loves for a late lunch at TANK followed by dessert at Guru Coffee House. I know. We’re greedy - but we don’t care!

Monday, 23 May 2016

Something a Bit Special #10 We Make our Own Thompson Somerset Sausages

We love sausages, but only good ones, so we went on a one-day workshop to find out more about pig-keeping (not that we’re thinking about it) and sausage making.

Monday, 9 May 2016

Coffee Break #27 Two of My Favourite Things Rolled into One at Suffolk Anthology

When Suffolk Anthology opened last year, I was so charmed by the idea of it. It’s an independent bookshop that also has a cafĂ© area serving up homemade cakes and coffee.