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Why people will never learn that victim blaming is wrong…

From the oligopoly of media outlets shunning refugees, to ‘lad banter’ perpetually refusing to acknowledge rape culture, we are surrounded as a society by victim blaming. You can complain all you like about how the world is becoming too ‘PC’ but in reality, people are reaching a point where they can finally stand up for themselves […]

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A Weekend in Cologne; exploring the food markets

With my passport in one hand and an overstuffed case in the other, I joined the FABulous Lucy from Lucy Loves for an early morning trip to Manchester airport; final destination: Cologne. Arriving at the hotel with a few hours to spare before the Essence Cosmetics event (the reason we were flown out to Germany […]

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Authentic Mexican street food at Cielo Blanco, Leeds

When it comes to Mexican food, I’m a self confessed addict. Nachos are my holy grail and I feel like every food ever could benefit from added Guacamole! It took longer than I would like to admit for me to visit Cielo Blanco but once I’d tried it, I’d pretty much decided to set up […]

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A gal’s guide to Father’s Day*

This is a public service announcement: Put down the sad socks/shirt/sweater/other equally rubbish gift. Ocean Finance asked this gal to put together a Father’s day gift guide, so for all you last-minute panic purchasers… don’t panic! I’ve found some fab gifts that will leave your pops pleased as punch this Father’s Day!

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Epernay Escape The City New Menu Launch

If you’re in Leeds and looking for a more sophisticated evening that 2-4-1 cocktails at revs, the obvious choices are The Alchemist and The Botanist. However, The Electric Press plays host to a rather well kept secret named Epernay. First and foremost a champagne bar, I’ve visited once before for a rather memorably delicious tasting […]

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The Great Gatsby Holdem4Charity Gala

If there’s one promise I can keep it’s that I’ll take any excuse to get glammed up. Luckily, Ladbrokes gave me a good reason with their Holdem4Charity gala with a 20’s theme. I joined some of my fave blogger gals for an evening of vino, poker and magic, and with a £500 jackpot at stake, went […]

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The Ox Pasture Hall Review

I love making the most most of long weekends (petition to make every weekend a long weekend?) and so now I’ve got the perfect getaway to share with you. I’ve heard lots of rave reviews about Ox Pasture Hall, a luxury hotel in Scarborough, and was invited to come check out what the fuss was about… Spoiler […]

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The Liverpool Day Trip To-Do List

Despite living a stones throw from Liverpool for most of my life, I often ditched it in favour of Manchester. Travelodge* challenged me to find the perfect day out in Liverpool and so I decided it was about time I pay that city a proper visit…

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Eat, Drink, Disco at Archie’s for Brunch

Eat, Drink, Disco seems to be the mantra at Archie’s, seen as though they have the words lit up as giant marquee letters in the window (not to mention the giant glitter ball inside). It’s located in Granary Wharf (next door to my favourite tapas restaurant which you can check out here). For some reason, the […]

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Lady Betty’s Afternoon Tea

When it comes to afternoon tea, I’d consider myself quite the connoisseur, and by that I mean I blooming love scones and tiny sandwiches! Betty’s is the ultimate northern tearoom (like literally, there is nothing that compares to the hun that is Betty*) that also make incred brunches = perfection much? Oh, and blogger cliche alert […]

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