Wagamama is a great high street fail safe for me usually. I know that I have a fair bit of choice and that everything is cooked fresh to order. I went along to try out the Wagamama summer dishes that they are adding to their menu. The Wagamama in the Bullring is tucked away at the back of Spiceal Street but is worth seeking out for a bite to eat if you’re in the shopping centre. It’s a flagship branch so…

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I’ve been to the ballet a couple of times at the Birmingham Hippodrome but last night my husband and I were truly captivated by what we went to see. Coppélia. A comedic story with laugh out loud moments as well as graceful dancing that casts a serene silence over its audience. I hadn’t been sure what to expect from this evening but I know that this was the performance that made me fall in love with ballet. Coppélia is a…

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I am really careful to protect my skin all year round but when the sun comes out to play in the UK I do try to be extra careful. These are my everyday sun essentials that I like to use all year round and are much more crucial during the warmer months or when I go away. I like to apply a vitamin c product underneath my sun protection. Vitamin c is proven to work at defending your skin against free…

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I love having friends over for dinner and drinks. Which means I also like my dishwasher too. La Belle Assiette is a great service where you can host a dinner party and avoid the cooking and the washing up. And from my experience using the service, it seems that it also raises my dinner party game somewhat. I don’t think my friends could cope with my regular cooking and presentation skills in the future. Booking a dinner party is really easy…

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Working from home and having my desk in the open plan kitchen-living room means that I am in a strong committed relationship with my kettle. I make various teas throughout my working day and from time to time I treat myself to a coffee. But my dislike for instant coffee means that I usually head out to enjoy an almond milk latte or a soy latte over ice when the weather is warmer. Recently though, we got a Krups coffee…

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