*I was invited to dine at Chakalaka FOC for the purpose of this review, however, all opinions are my own as always
Situated in an unassuming building in the middle of Oldham Street is the new kid in town. With its bright yellow exterior standing out against the grey Northern Quarter buildings, you can’t really miss it and it’s already proving to be a popular addition to the Manchester food scene.
*I was invited along to review the Manchester Three Rivers Gin Experience FOC, however, all opinions are my own as always
My regular readers already know that I’m a big fan of gin. I first discovered the unadulterated joy of a simple G&T circa 2004 (yes I’m old) and am glad to see that 14 years later, the rest of the planet seem to have gotten on board with all things juniper-based.
*This post is sponsored by Studio as part of my ambassadorship
When it comes to Halloween, I adore the aesthetics of the spooky season (basic much Lisa?), however, the proper horror and gore stuff isn’t really my bag. My girls may take great joy in being frightened half to death at ‘Farm of Terror’ or similar nightmarish events, but for me, I can’t think of anything worse.
I’ve talked quite a bit on the blog about the fact that Adam and I eloped to NYC in 2016 to get wed but realised that I never really touched upon why. With our second wedding anniversary just around the corner, I thought I’d share our reasons with you.