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A delicious vegan and gluten free meal at the White Lion, Yateley

At the start of the summer I enjoyed a delicious two course meal at the White Lion in Yateley. I have been to this pub many times in the last 25 years (it is also the venue for my book club) but I have never eaten there before. As always, I had researched the food […]

A disastrous date at Rackstraws Beefeater

It is 8 and a half years since Chris and I had our first date and nearly 5 years since we got married. Both of these major events involved Rackstraws in Sandhurst. So we decided to revisit our happy memories with a meal out and a lingering snog in the car park šŸ˜€ Lunch didn’t […]

‘I can stick a mushroom on it’ and other vegan misery

Christmas lunch. Comfort food, stodgy, warming. Not this year. Last week I had my Christmas meal with one set of colleagues in a local pub. This has been booked since October. We had let them know of my vegan and gluten free requirements. They were supposed to phone me. On the morning of the meal […]

Cosy Club Basingstoke: VIP opening event

Yay, a blogging event meeting up with two of my favourite local bloggers Jenny from Ramblings of a Jaffa Cat and Dawn from Dear Mummy Blog. We were invited to attend the opening of the brand new Cosy Club in Basingstoke! The atmosphere was amazing and I particularly liked the dress code for the staff […]

Love where you live: Odiham Castle and the Mill House

On my #Project365 post this week you may have seen 2 pics from the same venue: so good I went twice! On Tuesday I had a long overdue catch up with a friend. She suggested trying the Mill House at North Warnborough and I was seriously impressed at their menus. They have clear allergen information […]