Havering and Essex with an Alternative Twist!






The Cowshed, Bristol.

As their website suggests The Cowshed came about because there seemed to be a gap in the Bristol market for a restaurant that served good, simple, British food, in a relaxed environment, particularly one that put an emphasis on quality local produce.  The owner Adam Denton has always been passionate about and after much research, location hunting and a complete new refurbishment, The Cowshed was born.…

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Bristol Zoo.

  So whilst in Bristol we took a little walk to the zoo, and we had such a great day!  Here are some of the images I took whilst there, look out for the babies!                      …

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Number 38 Clifton, Bristol.

Number 38 Clifton, Bristol, is such a dream, hidden behind this stunning exterior along Upper Belgrave Road which is a sort walk away from everything you could ever need!  The staff were out of this world, some of the best I have ever experienced whilst out on my travels, and the rooms were incredible. Admittedly we were lucky enough to stay in the stunning suite pictured above, but all rooms…

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South Place Hotel, 3 South Place.

If you’re looking for luxury a few minutes walk away from the City, then South Place Hotel would be the place for you, whether it’s a meal to leave you so full up you need to roll home, or a comfy king size bed to rest your head after a busy days work. Having only opened its door yesterday, Monday 3rd September, South Place Hotel…

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Ten Day ‘You’ Challenge!

Eight Fears: Spiders: seriously why do they need to be so gross and hairy. Snakes: their tongues freak me out! Spiral Stair Cases: getting dizzy whilst walking up/down stairs is just dangerous! Heights: weak knees ahoy! Pregnant Women: tiny humans growing inside someone… too weird! Bare Feet: toes, and toe nails, just gross.  Breaking my Nose: it’s my favourite feature!  Being Obese: I eat enough for…

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Ten Day ‘You’ Challenge!

Ten Secrets: If I had to eat only one foot for the rest of my life it’d be prawn mayo. I have a dream to run my own music magazine. My car is the love of my life, he’s called Rory, and I need to wash him more often! I am a social media addict. I run 4 Twitter Accounts, 4 Facebooks and various other…

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Holiday Complaints…

I don’t use pieces from other sites, but this is worthy of making an exception: A recent survey from Thomas Cook and ABTA reveals 20 of the most ridiculous complaints by holiday-makers made to their travel agent. 1. “I think it should be explained in the brochure that the local store does not sell proper biscuits like custard creams or ginger nuts.” 2. “It’s lazy of the…

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B-Side by Wale.

So as I sit at my desk with a to do list as long as my arm, I’m looking at awesome clothing lines, and updating my wardrobe. As many of you may know I’m a London/Union Jack addict, so when I came across B-side by Wale I was delighted. With London based slogans this was what my life was missing, and now it can’t turn…

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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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