You need to check out this secret gem in Krakow


  Sometimes when you walk aimlessly around in a city you’ve never been to before you can come by an absolute gem you probably wouldn’t have found no matter how strong your google-fu is. And let me tell you, Restauracja Klimaty Południa is one of these gems.     Me and this stunner came to meet while my holiday crew…

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My top 5 hot-weather makeup tips


  Have you been enjoying the hot weather boo? Cos I haven’t! This blistering heat is fecking killing me. I’m telling you honey, I am not made for these temperatures.   And it’s not enough that my pasty skin burns like whoa at the slightest hint of sun shine, or that my hair goes ghost white or that I can’t…

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7 things I want to do in Krakow


  It’s getting closer guys – hubby’s birthday and our adventure in Krakow, Poland. I’ve never been before, nor have any in our travelling party, so it befell on me to do extensive research into things that we’d like to see, eat, drink and experience.   Well, OK. Truth be told, it didn’t really. I was specifically told not to…

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Bollocks to staying in: 3 mocktails you must try


“Mocktails?” I hear you roar. “Who are you and what have you done to our Kat!”   Bear with me.   It can happen on the odd occasion. It’s a lovely night, all your friends are out, the drinks are flowing and you? You’re sitting at home because you just got prescribed some anti-biotics and the doctor specifically told you…

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I tried the new menu at Bar Lounge and it was like this


How is it that I have somehow almost completely overlooked an establishment that’s been serving food and drink for over 18 years in the heart of Chester? I distinctively recall sitting in the beer garden with a cocktail once or twice but I don’t ever remember actually going inside. OK – that could be due to the cocktails but seriously.…

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A mix of modern and tradition: Wanhan Rauman KaffeBar


The Western Coast of Finland is a right beauty, and nestled in its gentle (or bloody brisk) embrace is its jewel; Rauma.     The City of Rauma, founded 1442 is Finland’s third oldest town. Last year it celebrates its’ 575th anniversary while the Mother Land put its on party pants to celebrate 100 years as an independent state. So…

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Why I love being 30


  When I was in my 20’s, I was dreading crossing the threshold to 30. Like that big, round number would somehow change everything and my life would be irreparably over.   Then the day came (and went) and I realised I that being 30 did indeed change everything – for the better.   I am serious you guys. Since…

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My summer holiday wardrobe must-haves


OK guys – We’ve finally decided that our holiday destination this summer will be a week in (drum roll please) Kraków! Hubby will switch from his twenties to his thirties in a beautiful city in southern Poland, surrounded by medieval history and more beer and food than sense.   I really can’t wait to go – but you know, in…

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Better late than never: Chester Charity Beer Festival 2018


Better late than never I suppose. You’ll have to excuse me for the lateness of this report – it has been crazy busy in the beer world of late. There’s been festivals, beer tastings, tap takeovers, and bank holiday craziness. But here I am. Back to report to you what went on at the Chester Charity Beer Festival – one…

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