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I went to That Beer Place in Chester Market


For weeks and months that mysterious social media account kept taunting me. “That Beer Place”. What place?!? Where?!? What beers will they have?!? It was driving me nuts.     But then finally it transpired that it was my beer loving friends Lisa and Dale who had decided to bring something new to the revitalised Chester Market – and I…

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5 Sunday roast offers in Hoole


  Sunday is the day of the week when you don’t need to feel guilty about not bothering to cook. And boy, are those in Hoole in luck! Being a Hoolite (or a Hooligan, whichever) means you have the pick of the bunch come Sunday: this little neck of the woods has some pretty dapper deals for dinner. Not only…

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Six Hoole lunchtime deals for under a tenner


“It is more fun to talk with someone who doesn’t use long, difficult words but rather short, easy words like ‘What about lunch?’” — Winnie the Pooh   I don’t know about you but when I have an hour for lunch I don’t particularly want to waste it trying to figure out where is good. And I definitely don’t want to…

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5th time’s the charm: Lodge Bar’s bank holiday beer festival


The Lodge bar bank holiday beer festival has been one of my solid summer favourites for as long as it’s run. And that’s 5 years to date now. Sure, it usually suffers from one or two showers of rain but it’s always good craic and this year was definitely not an exception.     And true to form with the…

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The best pancakes in Upton


  It’s been almost 18 months to the day since hubby and I upped sticks from Hoole and landed in Upton, this leafy, chilled suburb in Chester. It’s our first very own home and whereas moving there was something of a nightmare (I ranted about that HERE) we’re proper settled now and it’s all kinds of awesome. Home ownership, yo.…

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This is how you see summer off in style


How are we in the end of August already guys? Where has the summer gone? Well, it’s not exactly gone gone yet, really, but we’re edging towards autumn definitely. I mean yeah I’m OK with that but before I big farewell to t-shirt weather I want to have a right good send off for this season and party my socks…

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This is the new ale house in Chester


Good news Chester, the wait is over! Big Hand Brewery have opened their Tap Room on Watergate Street. You’ve probably heard rumours about it for a while now, but finally on Thursday last week they flung their doors open for a soft opening and now, after what seems like months of waiting, they’re finally officially open for business. Huzzah!  …

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Sorted for Sunday at the Suburbs


For me, Sundays can go one of two ways: I either wake up perky and happy and ready to fill my day with lazy nonsense, or I wake up feeling like death because the last pint or cocktail the night before was just one too many. Basically, I’m either super hungover or not – there’s usually very little in between.…

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Can’t wait for Chester Pride – But it’s not about me


It’s Chester Pride this Saturday and I have my rainbow colours, glitter and party spirit at the ready! I love Pride, me. I love the colourful celebration of, our brothers and sisters and those yet to decide in the LGBTQIA community. I love the smiling couples, elaborate costumes and rainbow flags and I am all for all of it. But…

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Here’s what the second Hoole Beer Festival was like


So Hoole was a bit lit last weekend, eh? The second (what I assume is) annual Hoole Beer Festival (organised by the good folk from Chester Beer and Wine) put together a mighty fine party over the course of Friday, Saturday and even Sunday and it was packed like you wouldn’t believe. Let me backtrack a little though and explain…

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