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…]

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…]

So we’ve written about sandwiches… and we’ve written about ice cream, but now, we’re onto something much better, ice cream sandwiches! Doesn’t the thought of the smooth vanilla and crispy wafer just take you back to being a child? Sitting on a British beach or on the grass in your garden happily getting sticky fingers [Read more…]

The Great British Pub awards is a fantastic organisation dedicated to highlighting some of the best pubs in the UK. It gives the local public the opportunity to vote for their favourite. With the pubs themselves able to enter and compete against other businesses alike, whilst earning some well-received recognition if they find themselves among [Read more…]