Beer and Food Pairing: How It’s Done

It’s no secret that people choose their wines to complement their food, but it’s still pretty rare to find someone who can confidently match food with beer. So when I was invited to the Royal Oak in Twickenham last week to learn the basics, I couldn’t turn down the opportunity. I’ve spent a good few Saturday afternoons in Twickenham following …

YourZone45 – The Full Lowdown

They say that you need to take time off in between exercising in order to give your body a chance to recover. I have a feeling though, that the experts probably mean a day or two – not a year. :/ Just kidding, but god, the battle is relentless, isn’t it? A little too much food or drink over a long …

Culture and Cuisine: Edinburgh in a Weekend

Edinburgh is a city with too much choice: Over 30 museums to explore, the greatest amount of pubs of any city in Scotland (732 at the last count), and plenty of historic castles and palaces to keep you busy for weeks. So narrowing down your options when you only have a weekend to explore can be a tricky business. Thankfully …

The Best Foodie Experiences in Edinburgh

Anyone who’s ever tasted a fresh cream scone will know, there’s nothing quite like a bloody nice meal. It lifts your spirits, gives you a warm hug from the inside and sends endorphins through your veins, hitting you with a lightheaded glow. You might be able to tell, I like my food. No, I love my food. I love food …

The Best Things to Do in London Spring 2016

I’m back in London, the clocks have moved forwards and I’m ready to rock this Spring for all it’s got! Spring is a great time to visit London. As soon as there’s a hint of sunshine, the whole city strips down into shorts and summery skirts and flocks to the nearest bit of grass to indulge in that oh-so British …