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House 19, Home House, London.

Home House, a private members’ club in London, on Portman Square, W1, celebrated the launch of House 19  last night, and I was lucky enough to be there.  The Club’s acclaimed restaurant and bar re-launched in House 19, a fresh entertaining, drinking and dining destination for London.  It has that feel of a home away from home, very lavish, yet homely, and incredibly stunning.  It…

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Summer Fun.

  I used to use Polyvore years ago, and today I rekindled my love for it.  I won’t bore you too much with what I have created but I really fell in love with this little outfit I made up.  Quirky and cool does it for me, and making the most of the summer sun is must over the next few days!…

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Balham Lodge, London.

Our stop over at Balham Lodge only lasted 2 nights but was enough to see that this is great place to stay in London.  It’s not far at all from Clapham, and the station is mere 5 mintues walk away.  The stunning Edwardian town house, where possible, has been restored to it’s former glory. The staff were all extremely helpful, doing their best to help you out.…

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Clifton Sausage, Bristol.

Recently Toad in the Hole has pretty much became the key to my heart, and Clifton Sausage won me over fair and square. The choice of sausage was incredible, something for everyone, and the mash (spring onions included) was perfection.  I can’t put into words how good the onion gravy was either!  This surely was heaven in food form. Our waitress was fantastic, helping us with what…

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Paralympics, London.

The other half and myself went to the Paralympics on Sunday to see the 7 a side football and we were overwhelmed by the talent the players had. The view we had over the park was also quite impressive!…

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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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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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