Last Friday was International Beer Day, and we Brits do love our Beer. You only need to look at the number of Beer Festivals held up and down the country, plus the increasing number of breweries popping up, to know how important beer is to us.     If Leicester isn’t already firmly on the [Read more…]

Retail therapy, We all love it! And coming to Belvoir Estate is a 2.5 million pound luxury retail village to fill all your leisure needs at the newly refurbished Engine Yard; built within a 19th century set of buildings which have now been converted into 12,000 square feet of contemporary social space, including a large [Read more…]

The school summer holidays are well underway and I bet all the families out there are looking for some adventures to have in this wonderful warm weather – well, the Winner of Leicestershire’s Best Visitor Attraction, Wistow Maze, is waiting to be discovered! The Maze is only open for 8 to 10 weeks in the [Read more…]

They’re two of the most popular football clubs and in modern years, have been subject to a classic football rivalry. The Rivalry Jose Mourinho (Manchester United manager) and Antonio Conte (Chelsea manager, up until a couple of weeks ago) have been locked in a rivalry since the years of their own football playing careers. With [Read more…]

The USA celebrated national lasagne day at the weekend, or lasagna, as they spell it; and it got me thinking about how popular lasagne is over here in the UK. When we walk into our local supermarkets you’re guaranteed to see fridges full of ready-made-meals, and if you either love them or hate them, there’s always [Read more…]

Leicesters very own chocolatier, Cocoa Amore

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Smooth milk chocolate is one of the finest man-made pleasures. From the cocoa bean discovery to the introduction of drinking chocolate, from bars on corner shop shelves to the eggs at Easter. The sugary sweet confectionary has come a long way! Now, we have toffees and honeycomb, and truffles and caramels, along with all the [Read more…]