• 1st July 2018

Comptoir Libanais widens vegetarian and vegan offering

The return of summer is a great excuse for restaurants to freshen up their menu and add new editions to their offering. Comptoir Libanais has done exactly that. The Middle Eastern restaurant is definitely one of my favourites at Exeter Queen Street Dining. Full of wonderful flavours and fresh ingredients, the menu is wonderfully guilt-free…

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  • 24th June 2018

Check out the new Exeter Vegan Market!

Veganism is becoming increasingly popular. Gone are the days where if you said that you were vegan, you were met by quizzical looks from your peers. Questions would start rolling in such as “well what do you eat then?” “Do you just live on lettuce leaves?” New research over recent years has taught us to…

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  • 17th June 2018

L’Oreal Paris Summer Essentials

Summer has arrived in the UK and we finally have a bit of heat! I don’t know about you guys but the last thing I want to do on a hot day is pile on the make-up. I just don’t like the idea of a thick foundation clogging up my pores when my skin simply…

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  • 9th June 2018

Summer has arrived at Wagamama

Let’s talk about Wagamama. Inspired by fast-paced, Japanese ramen bars and the delicious flavour of Asian food, Wagamama has always been one of my go-to restaurants in Exeter. Even if Ollie and I don’t fancy leaving the house, we’ll use Deliveroo to get it delivered straight to our door! What I love about this unique…

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  • 3rd June 2018

An Audience with Jacqueline Wilson

Reading has been one of my favourite past times ever since I was a kid. I really do love nothing better than getting stuck into a good book. One of my absolute favourite authors as a kid was Jacqueline Wilson. I absolutely loved her books (and still do!). Lola Rose, The Story of Tracy Beaker,…

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  • 26th May 2018

New Home Update: Choosing our options and exchanging

So we’ve reached a milestone in our house-buying journey – we’ve officially exchanged contracts! Now we’re just waiting to complete and then the house will legally be ours. Our house is now at roof level and soon the builder’s will be starting on the inside, working on the plumbing, electrics, fixtures and fittings.    It’s…

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  • 12th May 2018

Exeter Festival of South West Food and Drink 2018

Every spring the West Country’s finest food and drink producers flood to Exeter to proudly showcase their produce. At the Exeter Festival of South West Food and Drink 2018, hosted in Northernhay Gardens and Exeter Castle, we got to meet hundreds of Devon and Cornwall’s food and drink producers. The marquees were filled with wonderful…

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  • 29th April 2018

3 thriller books to get stuck into this spring

Spring is the perfect time of year to get stuck into a book or two…or three! With the weather so changeable at the moment, reading can be a great activity to indulge in come rain or shine. Recently, I’ve read some fantastic thriller books which all feature amazing twists and turns. These books are real…

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  • 25th April 2018

Review: ASK Italian

Who doesn’t love a good Italian meal? Creamy pasta dishes, fluffy pizzas swamped in toppings and not to mention buttery garlic bread. There are so many Italian restaurant chains on our high streets, most of which I’ve reviewed on this blog, but which one is truly the best? Let me tell you a little about…

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  • 14th April 2018

5 tips on what to consider when buying a new build

Hey everyone! So it’s been a little over two months since Ollie and I reserved our new house so we are well into the buying process now. We’re currently choosing our options and it’s so much fun – it’s honestly like playing Sims but in real-life. We get to decide what kitchen worktops we want,…

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