Tuck Inn, Dalston

Tuck Inn Caribbean food

There is a really nice little art shop in Dalston that happens to sell a brand of notepads/sketchpads that my friend wanted to take a look at up close and personal before purchasing them. On the 27th February we made that happen and battled the snow, went on the epically long overground to take a […]

Restaurants I Want To Visit In 2018

There is nothing quite like a good meal out. Sitting at a table with your loved one, friends or family with some enjoyable drink in hand (preferably a few cocktails or a bottle of wine) and tasty food to enjoy placed in front of you with the time to sit and chat without going to […]

Wagamama, Croydon

Seafood noodle dish with greens

There are a number of restaurants that people always pull a face at when I say I have never gone to it before; Wagamama was always one of them. For a long time Nandos was another (even then I have only gone to Nandos once and it was when I was a vegetarian and therefore […]

Village Bistro Cafe, Beckenham

Traditional English cooked breakfast near Beckenham Junction

I keep telling myself that all the walking around I do whilst out shopping and exploring balances out having some hearty and filling lunch but let us face it I love food and do not need to justify what I do or do not eat (I didn’t have actual breakfast and we had some soup […]

Nick’s Cafe, Bromley

Menemen and Turkish breakfast on white table at Nick's Cafe Bromley

I love exploring new places and trying out new restaurants and cafes but when I go into a place and sit down before realising it has marble tables and white plates I feel like I’ve hit the Instagram dream. On a trip out to Bromley to browse stores that are yet to land in Croydon, […]

Rustic Or Just Half-Hearted: Bianco43 Croydon Review

I recently brought the phrase “Helping people explore places with positivity” into my Twitter bio to explain not only my professional job but also for this blog. I love to write about things and give others the Lowedown (play on my surname klaxon) on where is worth going and where is not. Every time I […]

Food During A Day In London

Despite living on the outskirts of London I increasingly go to the centre less and less. As I have got older, and perhaps a little wiser, I have grown to realise that going central can be a bit of a planning nightmare and to get the most of your day and spending money on travel […]

The Vine Tree, Frome

Last week me and my mum were in Frome, as mentioned in my Castello review, and we ended up grabbing food whilst out and about.  As it happened we stumbled across The Vine Tree that has been there for many years but recently re-opened and was in the soft launch phase with the official grand […]

Castello Italian, Frome

I recently went to Frome on a little trip with my Mum. We stayed in a place through Air BnB and did have our own kitchen and cooking space but as we were only there for a few days, had a lot to do and were both shattered we decided to get food out. In […]

What I’ve Cooked Recently

Food was the thing that made me start this blog to begin with. It was my original ‘lifestyle’ love whether it was making or eating it I wanted to share it. But recently food has been fairly dull in the flat. With limited budgets you have to buy the cheap food and that restricts what […]