Havering and Essex with an Alternative Twist!






Skittle Vodka.

I had a few small bottles of Grey Goose laying around from an event I had been to earlier in the year and thought what better way to use them than making Skittle Vodka!! Here’s what you need to make, obvious really… And here’s how it’s done… We poured to vodka into shot glasses as the skittles were too big to put in the neck…

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Quaglino’s, London.

The partner in crime and I were invited to try the new 1929 Menu at Quaglino’s and we were certainly spoiled rotten! The Hutch Club 1929 menu, which includes six West Mersea Rock Oysters and a glass of champagne to commemorate when Quaglino’s first opened its doors to a beautiful, decadent society crowd in 1929. This July, they are hiding a South Sea Ronirose pearl…

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House of Peroni, London.

On Friday night a few of my work friends and I walked a few doors down to The House of Peroni for a little drink. The rooms are filled with design installations, just for the month of July though! The room above was my personal favourite despite the fact my white t-shirt was glowing like crazy! Moving upstairs there was a room filled with pottery…

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Right Now…

I am mostly… WEARING: skirts and dresses… Hello Summer! WATCHING: kids films! I’m all about laughter! LISTENING: letlive. the blackest beautiful album. READING: the Metro!! I’m a sucker for junk news! MAKING: lists, so I remember to do everything at work! DOING: eating lunch in the park! SO nice!!…

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Charity Events Update…

So I have gone charity event mad this year as you may have read, and this is my latest update.. January’s Dryathlon: June’s Race for Life: And so far, September’s Shine: Only £169 to go before I hit my £1,000 target for this year!…

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Shine, London

In a crazy 5 minutes, this is what the heat and working in an office does to you, I have signed up to do a half marathon in September!  Shine is run by Cancer Research and sounds like too much fun! You walk/run 13.1 miles during the night, which I think will be fantastic to see! I will be taking my camera and snapping away!…

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Race for Life.

Being the crazy girl I am, I run the 5k for Race for Life with minimum training in what turned to be rather warm weather a few weekends ago.  I managed to raise an amazing £500 for Cancer Research and am so proud of myself! Here’s my friend and I doing the warm up dancing and helping to kick cancer where it hurts.  It’s such…

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National Bikini Day!

Today is National Bikini Day!  Sadly I’m not typing this in my Bikini but if I was on a luscious beach I would be!!  I feel the best way to get yourself bikini ready is with Nivea, they have it all thought out!  Have you heard about their newest campaign? This summer NIVEA is supporting women everywhere by making sure they feel skin confident for…

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I'm Squibb Vicious, better known as Haydy!
Happiest with a craft beer in hand, eating til my heart is content or exploring somewhere new.
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