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‘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 […]

Vegan thali as an early Mother’s Day treat at ERIKI

I have missed my Indian takeaways since becoming a vegan so I jumped at the chance of not just a curry but a fine dining experience!   ERIKI is situated within the Crowne Plaza Hotel near Heathrow, a place I have driven past many times as it is close to where my grandparents lived and […]

#Project365 week 20: a whole week of good weather!

What an amazing week! I have been working every day so am pretty knackered but the sun has kept me going! Plus the royal wedding at the end of the week to look forward to, yay! Day 133: Chris and I headed out on a date for an early anniversary and birthday meal at Bella […]