Despite wanting to spend 24 hours a day in our glorious hotel, we did manage to drag ourselves away on a couple of occasions. We were mostly worried about the rain storms that threatened to spoil our trip, but aside from Saturday afternoon, the promised bad weather didn’t appear (much like our New York stay, … More I heard the rainstorms ain’t nothin to mess with
After booking flights to Miami, we turned our attention to location specifics. I knew I didn’t want to be in South Beach, toyed with some Coral Gables hotels, before discovering Surfside, some 7 miles north of the main hubbub. Initially, we went with our default option which is always a Marriott with Husband’s corporate discount, and … More Grand Beach Hotel Surfside, Miami
We have just returned from such a ridiculously blissful holiday in Surfside, Miami. So blissful, that I almost immediately loaded up Google Flights when we got back home to figure out when we’re able to go back. We essentially did nothing for 85% of the time, but we did nothing in one of the … More ¡Bienvenidos a Miami!
My second Friday night in a row at a comedy gig. This week’s venue was very different to the West End Centre in Aldershot – no offence intended to the little West End Centre but The Royal Festival hall is one of my favourite big old halls. When you get obsessed with something right down to … More The rest of the show is just about Ocado
Last year, I saw Sara Pascoe at the Greenwich comedy festival and said that “I definitely want to see in her own show”. As it happens, tickets to her Animal tour went on sale shortly after the festival, and I snapped up a pair for the first night of the tour at the West End Centre in … More Woman on top, man on death row
I had a damn fine couple of days over the May Day weekend. After an entire season of enforced hibernation, it was just what I needed to kick start the rest of my 2016. I had Friday afternoon off so sped down the A3 to Gunwharf Quays in Portsmouth. I wasn’t really intending to buy a … More It’s French, he said. From M’aidez.
I have been waiting to post this for weeks. It’s my adorable I Am Acrylic collection which has a couple of recent additions. I fell in love with them a couple of years ago. Ruth and Brendan’s designs are so iconic and I dragged Husband into Hannah Zakari‘s shop in Edinburgh when we visited in 2015 … More It’s official, you’re fantastic