Creating Cocktails – The Eton Mess

summer cocktail I’ve been all about the cocktails this Summer! Organising Norwich Cocktail Week has meant that they’ve been on my mind a lot and there have been lots of meetings trying out cocktails at bars that are involved. It’s a hard life, right? A few weeks ago I got an email from Waitrose asking me to […] Oooh, tell me more........

Half Way There

10611061_1452930771659056_1278387060_n Where? The end of August! I can’t quite believe that we’re half way through August already. It’s been such a hectic month. I am now seeing a physiotherapist for my sprained ankle. Heels are still out of the question and I am currently wearing a tubigrip toe to knee, which isn’t hugely photogenic, so I’m […] Oooh, tell me more........

La Traviata #20stakeover

10608539_10152611508284631_2761116248021899687_o Just over a year ago I’d never seen an Opera. And since then I’ve now seen 3, so I’m pretty much an Opera buff now, right? Honestly it had never even occurred to me to go and see an Opera until Glyndebourne invited me along to their 1940s styled production of Falstaff last year, then […] Oooh, tell me more........

On Giving Up

475332962_6573d37298_b Giving up. It’s a bad thing, right? I mean, unless it’s smoking, drinking or junk food giving up is for the weak. Strong willed people persevere, they keep pushing, through all odds, and just keep on going. Sod that. I’ve been thinking about this for a while, partly inspired by this post on Bunn the […] Oooh, tell me more........

Retro Chick Visits Hyper Japan

cover Last weekend, while I was in London, I also popped into Hyper Japan at Earls Court. I was super excited about this, mostly looking forward to checking out the Kawaii fashion section, but also because I thought they’d be some good stuff to eat. Sad I know. I was feeling super bright in the sunshine […] Oooh, tell me more........