The Fox, Coulsdon Common*

Table, chairs and window at The Fox

Sunday 8th July seemed just like every other day in July so far. The weather warm, muggy and in need of rain. The country increasingly wrapped up in the World Cup but enjoying a day of respite from being glued to the screen heart in mouth. But for me the evening was still going to […]

The Day I Went To Croydon Business Awards 2017

It blows my mind that a year and a bit ago I was stepping back into the workplace, my first proper full time role really, after suffering from a serious deep battle with depression. I didn’t really know what to expect and if nothing else hoped it would provide some steps to talking to people […]

Rustico, Wakefield

It was a surprisingly cold evening last Wednesday as I headed from my mum’s place where I was staying on the bus to Wakefield. Being so used to London with the pollution and numerous high-rise buildings trapping the heat in it came to a shock to the system as I stopped at a quiet bus […]

Five Skills Needed To Smash The #CookingGap

People love food and trying new things more than ever but cooking is happening far less. The need to cook has massively decreased with accessibility to food via apps, down the corner and on-the-go street stalls on so many streets; In Croydon think Boxpark and the increasing number of street food vans on Surrey Street […]

The Dock, Cardiff Bay

There is a lot of history in Cardiff and not just the obvious and visible things like the castle but also the bay has a lot of immigrant history that my historian partner was keen to tell me about as he suggested we walk down to the bay from the city centre. As always walking […]

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 […]

A Fundraising Night: The Hilton Croydon (Review)

In London it is a big time for politics. We finally wave goodbye to Boris and see a new person take the lead in city hall. As the days to the May election get closer parties are stepping up their campaigns and ways to raise extra funds. Now I am not going to bang on […]